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The Japanese government plans to contribute as much as 10 trillion yen to establish a fund in fiscal 2021 to strengthen university research by allocating profits from…

As part of efforts to shift from fossil fuels to renewable energy, the Japanese government is considering securing “energy forests” for the specific purpose of growing sources for…
Japan’s Environment Ministry in cooperation with automakers will begin test development in fiscal 2021 on electric trucks used in logistics operations for convenience stores and…

Japan plans to take most government paperwork online, streamlining cumbersome processes blamed for delayed payments of pandemic assistance, in an ambitious digital revolution…

The government’s push to shutter old coal-fired power plants by 2030 to rein in greenhouse gas emissions may force a major revision in business strategy for the power industry…

Japan plans to complete its national fiber-optic networks by March 2022 to meet the urgent need for online education, medical and other services amid the coronavirus pandemic,…

The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research (RIKEN), in coordination with the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), is currently…

Several changes in management of Japanese bodies related to science, technology and innovation were announced along with the new fiscal year starting from April 1, 2020. The…

Dr. Yuko Harayama, a longtime friend of Switzerland, was appointed Executive Director for international affairs at the Institute of Physical and Chemical Research Institute…

The government plans to establish a licensing system for operating drones when the flights are beyond the operator’s line of sight.