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partnership agreement

The UK has signed its first trade deal with Japan

The UK has signed an economic partnership agreement with Japan, the first major trade deal made as an independent trading nation.
Science and Technology

How can Japan remain a world competitor in Science and Technology?

As many countries increase their participation in Science and Technology, Japan has noticed a decrease in their own. Here, we chart the priorities for the country to remain a world leader in science and technology policy.
Sustainable agriculture

Sustainable agriculture in Japan

Open Access Government explores how Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries is working towards sustainably reducing the environmental impact of agriculture and livestock.
japan trade deal, brexit

What you need to know about the UK-Japan trade deal

On 11 September, the UK and Japan announced a successful free trade deal: What does this mean for Brexit?
smart agriculture, fisheries

Current efforts to realise smart agriculture in Japan

Taku Eto, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in Japan charts the country’s efforts to realise smart agriculture.
COVID-19 pandemic, shinzo abe

Japan and EU work on strategic partnership for COVID-19 pandemic

President von der Leyen, Council President Charles Michel and Prime Minister of Japan Shinzō Abe, discussed the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
automotive industry

Japan’s relationship with the automotive industry

In this article, we take a look at the automotive industry in Japan and explore which brands call the world’s biggest car-producing nation home.
Digital transformation in Japan,

Digital transformation in Japan and the European Union

Agnieszka Kuczynska from AGH University of Science and Technology charts the prominence of digital transformation in Japan and the European Union today.
Research on Earthquake Engineering, early warning

National Center for Research on Earthquake Engineering

Professor Pei-Yang Lin explains the The National Center for Research on Earthquake Engineering (NCREE) technology that can change the game.
language learning, Japan

Linguistic globalisation: A look at the Japanese Ministry of Education

Here, we find out about the importance of higher education and language learning in Japan, two areas that fall under the remit of Kōichi Hagiuda, Japan’s Minister Of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.
artificial intelligence in Japan

The rapid growth in artificial intelligence in Japan

Agnieszka Kuczynska from EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation, details the current rapid growth in artificial intelligence in Japan.
fetal medicine research

Fetal medicine research: Improving the health of pregnant women and their babies

Dr Nobuhiko Hayashi from The Fetal Medicine Foundation Japan, underlines the importance of improving the health of pregnant women and their babies through fetal medicine research and training.
english education reform, EBPM

English education reform-based on EBPM (Evidence-Based Policy Making)

Professor Hajime Nishitani, from the Office of Global Initiative at Hiroshima University in Japan, outlines English education reform-based on EBPM (Evidence-Based Policy Making), including comment on English and Japanese Students in general.
development of artificial intelligence

Japan: The development of artificial intelligence

Guillermo Garcia from EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation, charts the development of artificial intelligence (AI) technology for medical and industrial purposes in Japan.
tackle kidney disease, japanese society of nephrology

The Japanese Society of Nephrology: Research and education to tackle kidney disease

Here we find out how The Japanese Society of Nephrology engages in research developing human resources, providing lifelong education and disseminating knowledge to the public, to tackle kidney disease and promote health.
The Moonshot Research and Development Program

The Moonshot Research and Development Program: Challenging research and development towards the future

Hirai Takuya, Member of the House of Representatives and former Minister of State for Science and Technology Policy in Japan, shares his thoughts on The Moonshot Research and Development Program, that challenges research and development towards the future.
energy transition and climate action

The EU and Japan: Cooperation on innovation in the clean energy transition and climate...

Mauro Petriccione, Directorate-General for Climate Action at the European Commission, discusses how the EU and Japan are cooperating on innovation in the clean energy transition and climate action.
energy issues, ministry of the environment

Japan: A glimpse into environment and energy issues

The work of the Ministry of the Environment and Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry in the Government of Japan are examined here.
global data sharing

Japan: Challenges around global data sharing for orphan diseases

Makoto Suematsu, President of the Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED) details the challenges around global data sharing for orphan diseases.
local energy source

H-UCG (Hybrid Underground Coal Gasification) Project for Local Energy Source in Japan

Ken-ichi ITAKURA, University Professor at the Muroran Institute of Technology, introduces a project that concerns the current energy situation in Japan and the problems associated with this.

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