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Innovation

In recent years, Japan has established initiatives centred on the advancement of innovation in response to increasing global competition and the growth of emerging countries. Innovation is seen as the key to economic success in the country, given the scarcity of natural resources and its rapidly ageing population. A renewed focus on achieving this in both the private and public sectors makes Japan a promising place for European enterprises in the coming years.

About Innovation

In recent years, Japan has established initiatives centred on the advancement of innovation in response to increasing global competition and the growth of emerging countries.

Clusters

Since the early 2000s, the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport, Science and Technology (MEXT) and the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) have been promoting the “Knowledge Cluster Initiative” and the “Industrial Cluster Project” as a means to re

R&D Centres

Japan’s reputation as an international hub for R&D has been established through heavy investment in this area, making the country a key destination for the establishment of cutting-edge R&D centres.