Research & Development

Case Study: ainia / technology centre / develop innovations

ainia centro tecnológico – from ES

ainia is a technology centre with the legal status of a private non-profit association, created in 1987 and formed by more than 900 companies mainly from the food sector.

Report: Mapping of EU R&D Centres in Japan

About the Report:

The fact that Japan has the third largest GDP in the world and spends 3.39% of its GDP on R&D, suggests a very fertile R&D environment. Hence, this report gives an overview of EU companies with R&D centres in Japan and suggests several reasons for their establishment. It looks into different incentive programs for setting up a R&D Centre and provides several examples of already existing European companies with R&D activities in Japan. 

 

 About the Expert:

Article: San-gaku-kan renkei: the Triple Helix Concept in Japan

Article written by Lyckle Griek, Owner, Japan Unlimited Consultants & Liaisons, Workum, Netherlands

Similar to Europe, government, business and research institutions in Japan are active in tapping the potential of the so-called ‘Triple Helix’. A large number of networks of ‘San’ (Industry), ‘Gaku’ (Academia) and ‘Kan’ (Gov­ernment) are closely cooperating in order to generate an innovative business-cycle based upon academic research.

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