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Date : July 6, 2016

GDP of 600 Trillion yen: Science, Technology, and Innovation Policies for Society 5.0 (Cabinet Office Council for Science, Technology and Innovation Executive Member/Tohoku Univ. Prof. Emeritus Yuko Harayama)

post date : 2016.06.01


Japan’s science, technology, and innovation policies are a fundamental part of the country’s growth strategy. In this May, the cabinet approved the Comprehensive Strategy on Science, Technology and Innovation 2016 which included further initiatives for artificial intelligence.  The Basic Policies 2016 finalized in June included promotion of research and development in the Internet of Things, big data, and artificial intelligence.  The Japan Revitalization Strategy 2016 with a goal of a GDP of 600 trillion yen also mentions that a Fourth Industrial Revolution using these advanced technologies and robots will create 30 trillion yen of added value by 2020. 


The FPCJ has invited Dr. Yuko Harayama, Executive Member of the Cabinet Office Council for Science, Technology and Innovation, to speak about science, technology, and innovation policies working towards Society 5.0, and a GDP of 600 trillion yen.  Don’t miss this rare chance! 


                                           Date: July 6 (Wed), 2016, 11:00-12:30

                                           Place: Foreign Press Center Japan (6th floor, Nippon Press Center Bldg)

                                           Language: Japanese (with consecutive English interpretation)


                                        *Embassy representatives and FPCJ supporting members may also attend the

                                          briefing as observers (admission free).

                                       *No car park is available. Please use a nearby car park if you come by car.

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