On Tuesday, March 28, 2023, 10 graduate students participating in the Hokkaido University doctoral program DX education program and 2 working adults (Hokkaido Electric Power Co., Ltd.) held a meeting at Furano City Hall to discuss two issues: ``Energy conservation for Furano citizens.'' We made proposals regarding ``promoting carbon neutrality through behavioral change'' and ``cultivating young customers for Furano ski resorts.''


Our university, Furano City, and Oracle Japan have been working on the "Hokkaido University Doctoral Program DX Education Program: Smart City Promotion Support in Furano City, Hokkaido" project since 2021. In addition, on October 27, 2022, the ``Industry-Government-Academia Collaboration on Smart City Promotion in Furano City, Hokkaido'' was announced with the aim of jointly formulating smart city promotion measures for the city in order to develop industries unique to Furano City and create a livable city. We have concluded an agreement regarding


Since last August 2022, we have continued group work through Oracle Japan's data utilization workshops and on-site visits. Many related parties gathered at the conference hall of Furano City's new government building (to be completed in September 2022), where the presentation was held, and more than 50 people also participated online.

The proposal announced this time
  • Environmental Team “Hummingbird Drops: Eco-Activity Circulation System that Promotes Behavioral Change in Citizens”
  • Tourism Team “Developing young customers for Furano Ski Resort”


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Environmental Team  

Tourism Team