On February 2016, 2, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry held the "Grand Prix for Developing Basic Ability for Adults" at Takushoku University, where a student team announces how much "basic ability for adults" has grown through university classes and competes for the degree of growth. Held at.Osaka Institute of Technology Faculty of Engineering was selected for the grand prize


 "Basic ability for working people" means "discovery of issues for new value creation", "execution ability for solution", and "teamwork that integrates with different cultures", which has been advocated by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry since 2006. Two abilities.With changes in the environment surrounding business and the environment in which young people grow up, in addition to "basic academic ability" and "specialized knowledge", "basic ability for working adults" to make good use of them has become more important than ever. In response to this situation, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry is working to develop and disseminate the third ability to live in society, "basic skills for working adults."

 The Osaka Institute of Technology Faculty of Engineering won the grand prize at the 2016 "Grand Prix for Developing Basic Ability for Adults".The theme of the presentation is "Student teams challenge the world's strongest in the development of future energy equipment-growth into a socially acceptable development team".A team of students in the laboratory challenged an international development contest sponsored by the Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan, and under the theme of "wireless charging device for electric vehicles", the world's third strategy to overwhelm other countries while utilizing the expertise learned at the university. We announced the experience of winning the prize.The point of the award was the efforts that led to the utilization in the real world by presenting the attitude and process of proactively working on problem solving with the cooperation of the professor in charge and the company, and the learning in the class at the contest. Was evaluated as having greatly contributed to the development of "basic skills for working adults".

 The semi-grand prize was awarded to the Faculty of Economics, Soka University, "Happy Oso-sou Project-Aiming to reduce food loss through Mottainai-" and the "Project I Love Japan", Faculty of Management Information, Tama University.

Reference: [Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry] The winners of the "Grand Prix for Developing Basic Ability for Working People 2016" have been decided!

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