August 2018 Japanese Industry and Policy News

Topics covered in the August issue:

LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS
・METI Releases Interim Report by Strategic Commission for the New Era of Automobiles
・Public-Private Conference for Future Air Mobility Established
・METI Launches Roundtable for Developing New Products and Services that are "Friendly to Dementia Patients"
・Winners of the Award for Academic Startups 2018 Program Selected
・JPO Selected Ten Startups as the First Recipients of Support Measures under IPAS
・JPO Starts Design-Driven Management

SURVEY AND BUSINESS DATA
・Slightly Higher Wage Increase Agreed by SMEs

COMPANY NEWS
・World's First Payed Verification Test of Autonomous Driven Taxi
・Skylark Group to Phase Out Use of Single-Use Plastic Straws
・A Small Company of Osaka Contributed to the Successful Rescue Operation of Thai Cave Boys

ADDITIONAL TOPICS
・Construction of Fukushima Hydrogen Energy Research Field Starts
・Japan's First Barge-type Floating Wind Turbine Platform to be Tested
・Successful Applicants for NEDO Project for Enhanced Efficiency of Trade Procedures in Global Supply Chains
・Demonstration Test for Evaluation of Last-Mile Autonomous Driving Using Small Buses with Autonomous Driving Function to Start
・Five Areas were Selected for Verification Test of Drone Delivery Service
・METI Held Third Public-Private Meeting on Brexit

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