Topics covered in the May issue: LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS・"FinTech Vision", the First Comprehensive Policy Recommendations on FinTech Presented・Study Group for Policy Issues on the Future of Renewable Energy Holds its First Meeting・Agricultural Data Platform Will Be Constructed in Industry-Academia-Government Collaboration・10 Regional Brands Selected for Overseas Promotion SURVEY AND BUSINESS DATA・Patent Application Trends in Important Technologies Analyzed・Number of Japanese Nationals...
Topics covered in the April issue: LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS・The IP System Study Group Published a Report to Cope with the 4th Industrial Revolution・Report on the Long-term Global Warming Countermeasures Published・Interim Report for Promoting "Safety Support Car" Published・Promoting Electronic Tags at Convenience Stores SURVEY AND BUSINESS DATA・GHG Emission Reduced by 2.9% in FY2015・Energy Consumption Decreased for 5 Consecutive Years・Sales and Profit of Internet-based Service Providers...
Topics covered in the March issue: LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS・Japanese Ministers Signed "Hannover Declaration" with Their German Counterpart for Enhancing Bilateral Cooperation in the IoT/Industrie 4.0 Field・MoU for the IoT Cooperation between Japan and the EU Concluded・Japan-EU Joint Press Statement on Facilitating the Free Flow of Data Issued・METI Working Group on CO2-free Hydrogen Compiled a Report・Report on the Future Directions for Overseas Development of the Water Business Industry...
Topics covered in the February issue: LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS・Guidebook for Utilization of Camera Images Formulated・Scope of Applications for Trademark Registration Entitled to the Accelerated Examination/Appeal Examination Systems Expanded・A New "Fukudzukuri 4.0" Project Started on an Existing IT Platform・Winners of the 3rd Nippon Venture Awards Announced COMPANY NEWS・Nidec ASI Closes Contract for a Large Order for UK's Power Storage System・Construction of the Second Mega Solar Power...
Topics covered in the January issue: LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS・A Study Group on Competition Policies in Relation to the Fourth Industrial Revolution Established・The Working Group for the Standardization of Credit Card Data Compiled a Report SURVEY AND BUSINESS DATA・Industrial Production is Expected to Increase in January and February・MAFF Published the First Wood Biomass Energy Report・Tourism Industry: Annual Foreign Visitors Reached a Record High of 24 Million・Foreign Workers Exceeds One...
Topics covered on the December issue: LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS・METI Compiles an Illustrated Guide on Handbook for Trade Secret Protection・Business Succession Guidelines Formulated・JPO-ROSPATENT Cooperation to Advance in the Field of Industrial Property SURVEY AND BUSINESS DATA・MHLW Annual Survey Reveals More Companies to Raise Wages than Previous Year COMPANY NEWS・Unicharm to Start Experiment of Recycling Used Diapers・Honda and Waymo Enter Discussions on Technical Collaboration of Fully Self...
Topics covered on the November issue: LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS JPO Creates World's First Patent Classification for IoT-based Technologies Road Maps for Developing Eco Cars, Smart Community, etc. Announced Guideline for Enhancing Industry-Academia-Government Collaboration Activities Formulated SURVEY AND BUSINESS DATA 95% of Renewable Power Is Solar Annual Report on Energy Supply and Demand Published ADDITIONAL TOPICS METI Concluded an MOC Concerning Industrial Human Resource Development with...
Topics covered on the October issue: LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS Japan and the United States Conclude MOU for IoT Cooperation METI Announces Winners of the FY 2016 Awards for Resources Recirculation Technologies and Systems Creating New Technologies in Fukushima METI Announces Winners of the 3Rs (Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle) Awards New Qualification System for IT Security Provider Introduced Improving the Competitiveness of Renewable Power COMPANY NEWS Verification Test of Large-scale Offshore...
Topics covered on the September issue: LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS 20 Content Technologies Chosen as "Innovative Technologies of 2016" Winners of "Kids' Design Award" Announced Model Plans under the "Craft Meet" Project Selected Sakai City Wins Grand Prize of Sewage and Wastewater Management Strategy for Energy Conservation Technology Formulated Winners of the "Travel Mine Japan" Project Announced SURVEY AND BUSINESS DATA Study Finds Potential for European Water Turbines in Japan Potential of...
Topics covered on the August issue: LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS 2016 White Paper on Information and Communications Features IoT, Big Data and AI Outstanding IoT-based Projects Selected Action Plan for Industry-Academia-Government Initiatives on HRD in Science and Technology Compiled Winners of the Second FY2016 Demonstration Project for the Introduction of Robots Announced Operation of the "Omotenashi Standard Certification" System to Start SURVEY AND BUSINESS DATA 2nd Biggest Current Account...

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経済産業省大臣官房審議官(環境問題担当)
Deputy Director-General for Technology and Environment, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)

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Brussels
21/06/2017
On the occasion of the EU-Japan Energy Policy Dialogue to be held in Brussels on 21 June 2017 by the Japanese Government and the European Commission, we will organise the following side-event by...
Japan
26/06/2017
Discover the Japanese approach towards World-Class Manufacturing Learn how Japanese firms achieve superior production standards Focus on the latest trends by visiting the top manufacturing plants...