In this Asia Analysis edition, we hear from UEYAMA Takahiro, Council for Science, Technology and Innovation, who details Japan’s 6th Science, Technology and Innovation Basic Plan: Society 5.0 in Pursuit of Peoples’ Well-being Based on Trust and Sharing
Elsewhere, Open Access Government investigates the current and future health priorities of Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, including an increasing focus on cancer research. And we enjoy analysis from Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe from Frost & Sullivan’s TechVision Group, who sheds light on social welfare as a crucial element to understand the context of social work education and development in Japan.
The insightful content does not stop there. Turn to our energy section and read the article by Seiwoong Oh, Director of Asia-Pacific, ONYX Insight, who explains what we need to know about Asian wind energy’s digital future. Or perhaps you would like to discern the thoughts of Georgina Ainscow, Patent Attorney at Reddie & Grose LLP, who unpacks why storage will be vital for hydrogen to help solve renewable energy challenges.
Also, an expert in the field, Aarthi JanakiRaman, Research Director, Chemicals and Advanced Materials at TechVision at Frost & Sullivan, argues that the rice crop is a vital cog in ensuring food security. On the same subject, we discover that Riceberry rice, enriched with a full spectrum of antioxidants, chemoprotective compounds, micronutrients, and dietary fibre can help unlock your genetic potential for well-being, in the view of Professor Dr Apichart Vanavichit, Director at the Rice Science Center in Thailand.
I hope you enjoy these and other compelling articles in this volume, and that you stay with us for future publications, where our discussions about the region of Asia will carry on.