Reports on Japan's scientific and technological capabilities, current status in Japan and abroad, and measures for the promotion of science and technology. Summary and full text in English. English reports for FY1998 onwards and reports in full Japanese text available on URL (JP) for FY1958 onwards (not consecutive) at http://www.mext.go.jp/b_menu/hakusho/hakusho.htm#ekagaku
An open-access infrastructure that aims to provide a comprehensive and internationally comparable S&T information of Asian countries, such as S&T statistics, activities, and policies.
The Britsh Embassy's monthly science and innovation newsletter that covers recent stories from the Japanese press in English.
Founded in 2003 to strengthen the function of designing R&D strategies for basic research and technology transfer programs at Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST).
Introduces CST, established in 2001. Integrates six S&T-related councils in order to research, discuss, and propose comprehensive promotion measures regarding important issues for the MEXT.
Introduces CSTP, one of the 4 councils of important policies, established to plan and coordinate basic and comprehensive policy of science and technology at a higher position than each ministry under the leadership of the Prime Minister and relevant Ministers and experts.
Science news on a major newspaper.
The mission of the Center for Research and Development Strategy (CRDS) is to propose research development strategies from a national perspective. Research as the basis of and at the same time the driver of innovation is especially important. This handbook presents design methodology for R&D strategy based on the encounter between social wish and “full research” (which is the combination within integration of disciplines and collaboration of roles).
The English translation of the main points extracted from the “Science and Technology
Indicators - Data Updated in 2007 for 5th edition –” issued by NISTEP in July 2007.