Business Innovation Centres (BIC)
The next evolution of a global enterprise, Konica Minolta's BICs operate as startups within the business. They embody the sustained, customer-centric innovation and continuous transformation of Konica Minolta and its 150 year legacy.
The BICs’ mission is to gain a deeper understanding of our customers’ needs and deliver the greatest value to the world, passionately working through the entire lifecycle of new business development from ideation to actual business.
Closely collaborating with a diverse range of entities, such as academic institutes, research institutes, partner companies, and startups, the work of the BIC teams become the co-innovations for our customers and ourselves. We strongly believe that the open and collaborative innovation will brighten our future daily life and workplace.
Under our Brand Proposition “Giving Shape to Ideas,” the BICs aim to contribute to a better society by creating and delivering new values to the world.
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Local Innovation through the Asia-Pacific BIC
The Asia-Pacific BIC was first launched in January 2014. Based in Singapore, the team have worked on a number of exciting initiatives in a range of different industries.
Here are some of our Australian-based ventures:
Mobile Industrial Robots
The leading manufacturer of collaborative mobile robots
Dedicated to developing user-friendly, flexible and safe robots to help companies increase the efficiency of their operations. Autonomous robots are a new generation of advanced mobile robots which give you a rapid return on investment, often with a payback period of less than a year.
A cutting edge solution for electronic medical records
Klinify helps doctors and hospitals go digital without changing their workflow. It helps preserve the thought process of each doctor as far as possible and leverage on technology to meet the data management needs of a hospital administration.
Care Support Solution
Caregiving through sensor technology
A revolution in caregiving through sensor technology combined with image recognition technology & ICT. The Care Support Solution uses high-accuracy detection as well as smartphones, creating a new way to leverage information and optimise the way caregivers do their work.