Topics covered in the November issue: LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS・Promoting Research on 'Blue Carbon' SURVEY AND BUSINESS DATA・Welfare Expenses of Big Enterprises Continue to Grow・CSR Expenses of Keidanren Members Increased Four Consecutive Years・Tourism Industry: Last Year's Record of 24 Million Foreign Visitors Almost Equaled in Only 10 months
Topics covered in the October issue: LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS・"Tokyo Initiative 2017" for Connected Industries Announced・Winners of the IoT Lab Selection Announced・Priority Area for Introducing Nursing Care Robot Revised・New Standard for Robots for Lumbar Support Established・Winners of Resource Recirculation Technologies Selected・METI and U.S. DOE Cooperate in the CCUS・27 Areas Designated for Geothermal Potential Survey
Topics covered in the September issue: LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS・METI to Establish Study Group for Enhancing Human Resource Capability・Successful Projects Selected under the BrandLand JAPAN Program・METI begins Accepting Applications for Certification of Fourth Industrial Revolution Skills Courses・Nationwide Network of Aircraft Clusters to be Established
Topics covered in the August issue: LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS・METI Established Study Group on Japanese Overseas M&A・Winners of the METI Minister Awards Determined as Recipients of the Connected Innovations Grand Awards・Winners of the Award for Academic Startups 2017 Selected SURVEY AND BUSINESS DATA・Working Conditions in the IT-related Industry Compiled COMPANY NEWS・Japan Weather Association Starts Forecasting Electricity Spot Price
Topics covered in the July issue: LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS・Adding Driving Condition to Fuel Efficiency Indications for Passenger Vehicle Becomes Necessary・METI Announces Revision of the Standards for Pictograms・Using Purchase Data by Electronic Receipt
Topics covered in the June issue: LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS・Report on the New Industrial Structure Vision was Published・A Study Group for Ideal Approaches to Competition Policies for the 4th Industrial Revolution Compiles a Report・Round Table Conference on "Connected Industries" Held with METI Minister・Contract Guidelines on Data Utilization Rights ver. 1.0 Formulated・IP5 Offices Agree on New Vision for Further Cooperation
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
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
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