Keidanren, the Japan Business Federation, has been Japan’s most powerful corporate voice for more than seven decades. Today, under new leadership and as a reflection of a changing world, it is increasing its focus on diplomacy in the U.S., fighting protectionism and advocating for the responsible use of digital technologiesRead More
From shifting towards solution-oriented models of business to decentralizing decision-making, Japan’s largest business federation is encouraging companies to adjust their business models in line with Japan’s vision for a super smart future in which the country and its enterprises export ideas to tackle the world’s biggest challengesRead More
Japan already has the highest longevity in the world, and its cutting-edge medical research is positioning it as a global leader in efforts to further extend healthy human lifespans. With stem cell research, big data and medical technology, the historically high lifespan of today is set to keep risingRead More
Precision medicine is set to revolutionize healthcare by offering patients tailor-made treatments and prevention methods based on their unique genetic characteristics and lifestyles. As this dream of optimizing treatment becomes closer to a reality through technological developments, Japan is setting out to become a pioneer in the burgeoning sectorRead More
As Japan sets its sights on a future where technology is integrated into virtually every aspect of life, the country’s Education Ministry is considering radical changes that would shake up the traditional education system and position the country as a global role model for teaching in the digital eraRead More
Japan is taking a close look at its neighbor’s global infrastructure plan and deciding how to best take advantage of the opportunities it could bring. At the same time, Japan is also driving forward high-quality infrastructure initiatives of its own that aim to be models for responsible overseas developmentRead More
Japan’s use of generic drugs has tripled in the last ten years. Not only is this saving the country billions of dollars, now Japanese generic drug manufacturers are investing more than ever in developing new, potentially life-saving techniques to make drugs easier to take, more convenient and more durableRead More
Nulla vitae elit libero, a pharetra augue. Nulla vitae elit libero, a pharetra augue. Nulla vitae elit libero, a pharetra augue. Donec sed odio dui. Etiam porta sem malesuada magna mollis euismod.