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Circular economy to likely change society

Domestic companies need to further disseminate information

10/11/2019

A future led by MaaS

Autonomous driving tests advance the future of transportation

09/27/2019

A future led by MaaS

Competitors come together in effort to boost mobility innovation

09/13/2019

New strategies for African business

Rapidly growing African startups ready for investment from Japan

08/23/2019

New strategies for African business

Coping with changes in an ongoing digital revolution across Africa

08/09/2019

A future realized by the ‘air mobility revolution’

Electric power set to bolster the future of global aviation industry

07/26/2019

A future realized by the ‘air mobility revolution’

Municipalities strive to implement next-generation transportation

07/12/2019

G20: More than just a summit

Japan’s global contributions on TCFD, hydrogen, carbon recycling

06/15/2019

G20: More than just a summit

Minister to take the helm in realizing, promoting free flow of data

06/08/2019

Left: ExaWizards President and CEO Ko Ishiyama is striving to resolve social issues through utilizing artificial intelligence. Right: NeU CEO Kiyoshi Hasegawa has long focused his attention on industrial applications of brain science.

Japan as a major player in health

Amid aging society, latest technology utilized for dementia care

05/24/2019

Many individuals hope to lead healthy and vibrant lives. As a country with an advanced aging society, Japan is tasked with finding measures to help people achieve this. | GETTY IMAGES

Japan as a major player in health

Toward an ageless society where people can be active for life

05/17/2019

Akira Suzuki, who headed the Mie Prefectural Child Guidance Center through March, discusses prefectural efforts to address cases of child abuse.

New tide of innovation addressing social challenges

Utilizing AI to better protect children, anticipate child abuse risks

04/26/2019

From left: Masayo Tokuhiro of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Yumiko Kajiwara of Fujitsu, Narie Sasaki of Nagoya University’s Graduate School of Science and Eriko Komiya of METI.

New tide of innovation addressing social challenges

Experts believe that seeds of innovation are rooted in diversity

04/19/2019

Members of the Startup Support Team launched by the Japan Patent Office in July 2018.

Paving the way for the future with intellectual property

Intangible assets, including IP, become driving force of competition

03/29/2019

Self-driving cars are being tested on the public roads in the town of Namie, aiming to boost the return of residents.

Paving the way for the future with intellectual property

Nurturing the future of Fukushima with intellectual property

03/15/2019

Venture capitalist James Riney, who is managing partner and head of 500 Startups Japan, talks about his views on the future prospects of Japanese startups with the METI Journal.

Japanese startups moving onto international stage

Forgoing early IPOs in favor of pursuing a larger market share

03/01/2019

Japan and France jointly held a July event in Paris to support startups develop their businesses overseas.

Japanese startups moving onto international stage

Creating a Japanese role model to be effective on a global scale

02/15/2019

Deputy Commissioner of The Small and Medium Enterprise Agency Yasuhiro Maeda talks about his expectations on digital transformation efforts at the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.

‘Digital first’ shift transforming society

Public administrative services look to streamline to new platforms

01/25/2019

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