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Takefumi Tanabe, the head of METI’s IT Innovation Division and Digital Transformation Promotion Office

Digital transformation makes business stronger

Newly introduced code aims to promote digital transformation

01/15/2021

A test blast furnace uses hydrogen reduction and carbon dioxide separation-collection technologies to reduce carbon dioxide emissions produced in iron smelting.

Innovation front line: Tackling decarbonization challenges

Age of iron-making using hydrogen may be just around the corner

12/25/2020

Akira Yoshino takes part in the Innovation for Cool Earth Forum 2020 in Tokyo.

Innovation front line: Tackling decarbonization challenges

Japan works to lead global community in fighting climate change

12/11/2020

Microfine machining under a constant temperature takes place at Roku-Roku Sangyo Ltd.’s showroom.

Japanese companies see growth via niche markets

Expansion strategy in age of IoT aims for ultra-precision processing

11/27/2020

Sanshu Sangyo Co. contributes to food safety with equipment that is indispensable for quarantine inspections on fruit before it is shipped from its country of origin.

Japanese companies see growth via niche markets

Kagoshima company’s equipment ensures tropical fruit safe to eat

11/13/2020

Kohoku Kogyo Co. President Futoshi Ishii

Japanese companies see growth via niche markets

Kohoku Kogyo’s components support submarine fiber-optic cables

10/23/2020

Nikkari Co.’s farming-use monorail system has contributed to reducing the workloads of farmers who would otherwise have had to transport produce over steeply sloped land.

Japanese companies see growth via niche markets

Japan’s ‘global niche top’ companies lead across global markets

10/09/2020

Polar Star Space Co. founder Takahiro Nakamura says he wants to create a space business whose benefit can be felt by many people.

Aiming to become unicorns for society

Startup working to solve problems using satellite, drone data

09/18/2020

Fermenstation Co. CEO Lina Sakai discusses her vision for the company.

Aiming to become unicorns for society

Startup pursues ultimate resource recycling through fermentation

09/11/2020

A matching event was held in February for Sony Corp. and engineers from companies selected for the J-Startup program. Relevant parties have sought ways to embody innovative technologies and ideas.

Aiming to become unicorns for society

Growth path diversity needed as startup ecosystem takes off

08/28/2020

Aiming to become unicorns for society

Societal shift from pandemic creates opportunities for startups

08/14/2020

Charging for disposable bags and the future ahead

CLOMA chair encourages more sharing of recycling technologies

07/24/2020

Charging for disposable bags and the future ahead

Japanese businesses join hands to tackle marine plastic waste issue

07/10/2020

Charging for disposable bags and the future ahead

Japan working on development of marine biodegradable plastics

06/26/2020

Charging for disposable bags and the future ahead

Curbing disposable bag usage only first step in reducing plastics use

06/12/2020

Living and learning in the Reiwa Era

Business sector to combine employee growth and problem solving

05/29/2020

Living and learning in the Reiwa Era

Businesses aim to nurture workforce capable of creating new value

05/22/2020

Living and learning in the Reiwa Era

‘Unicorn’ president believes passion, obsession drive innovation

04/24/2020

Introducing noteworthy topics and relevant efforts concerning economic and industrial circles

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