Japanese Industry and Policy News April 2019 Issue Available Now

The EU-Japan Centre in Tokyo is regularly publishing "Industry and Policy News" from various Japanese language sources of potential interest, including newly released policy documents, surveys, and official statements, in the context of EU-Japan industrial cooperation and is pleased to announce the April 2019 issue.

Topics covered in the April issue:

・Automated Driving-related IT Human Resources Strategy Compiled
・Council for Promoting Electrified Vehicles to be Launched
・Smart Mobility Challenge to Start
・Cyber/Physical Security Framework Formulated
・Five New Projects Adopted for Encouraging Overseas Companies to Directly Invest in Regional Areas of Japan
・While of Hokkaido Added in Support Program for Regional Foreign Direct Investment in Japan

・Revised FY2017 Energy Supply and Demand Report Published
・Report on Current Situations of Japanese Cross-border M&A Compiled
・Report on Blockchain Technology Applicability to Universities and Research Institutes Released
・Biggest Number of Bankruptcies Recorded in Solar Energy Sector in FY2018

・Toyota Introduces Station for the Production and Supply of Hydrogen from Renewable Energy
・Toyota and Kenworth Unveiled Jointly Developed Fuel Cell Electric Heavy-Duty Truck in Los Angeles
・Four Motorcycle Manufacturers Formed a Consortium for Electric Bikes
・MHI Thermal Systems Developed Demonstration Unit of the World's First Small-Capacity Residential Air-Conditioner Adopting the Low Global Warming Potential Refrigerant
・Toyota Tsusho Establishes Japan's Largest Recycled Plastic Processing Company with Veolia and Kojima Sangyo
・Kaneka and Seven & i Holdings Cooperate in Tackling Problem of Microplastics by Using Biodegradable Polymer
・Paper Cup Using Mitsubishi Chemical-developed Biodegradable Polymer Receives Innovative Cup Liners Award

・English Version of the Contract Guidelines on Utilization of AI and Data Released
・First Japan-China Innovation Cooperation Dialogue Held
・Enhancement of Japan-Germany Research and Development Collaboration in Advanced Artificial Intelligence Agreed
・International Conference on Carbon Recycling to be Held
・Study Report on Trucks That Female Drivers Can Handle Easily Compiled
・METI Opens Nursery

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