View all newsletters
Receive our newsletter - data, insights and analysis delivered to you
  1. Technology
April 11, 1988


By CBR Staff Writer

IBM Japan is to become the first foreign-owned company to join the Japanese government-sponsored International Superconductivity Centre, which was set up in January with 52 Japanese corporate, government and academic members and is similar to the 1970s VLSI chips and artificial intelligence pre-competitive research co operatives that did so much to propel Japan to the forefront of those technologies: AT&T, Westinghouse Electric and between 20 and 30 other foreign firms have applied to become general members, who pay $16,000 to join and another $16,000 a year and get the right to attend symposia, while special members paying $800,000 upfront and $96,000 a year also have the right to second researchers to the Centre’s laboratories.

Websites in our network
Select and enter your corporate email address Tech Monitor's research, insight and analysis examines the frontiers of digital transformation to help tech leaders navigate the future. Our Changelog newsletter delivers our best work to your inbox every week.
  • CIO
  • CTO
  • CISO
  • CSO
  • CFO
  • CDO
  • CEO
  • Architect Founder
  • MD
  • Director
  • Manager
  • Other
Visit our privacy policy for more information about our services, how New Statesman Media Group may use, process and share your personal data, including information on your rights in respect of your personal data and how you can unsubscribe from future marketing communications. Our services are intended for corporate subscribers and you warrant that the email address submitted is your corporate email address.