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Nov 22, 2019
Study Group on Approaches to Making More Substantial the Dialogues for Creation of Sustainable Corporate Value to be Newly Inaugurated
Nov 22, 2019
The Third JPO-DPIIT Review Meeting Held
Nov 20, 2019
New Establishment and Revision of the Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS) (November 2019)
Nov 19, 2019
Report on Corporate Law and International Competitiveness Compiled by the Study Group for Development of Ideal Approaches to Legal Functions in Japanese Companies for Enhancement of International Competitiveness
Nov 15, 2019
Five Startups Selected as Recipients of Support Measures under the Second Round of Call of Applicants for the IPAS2019 Program
Nov 1, 2019
Decision on Cabinet Order for Stipulating the Enforcement Date of Partial Revision of the Patent Act, etc.
Oct 30, 2019
Call for Applicants for the Young Professionals Japan Program
Oct 29, 2019
Government of Japan to Submit Candidature of Mr. NATSUME Kenichiro for Director General of World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
Oct 25, 2019
Meeting of the G20 Transport Task Group to be Held
Oct 23, 2019
Results of the Regional Economic and Industrial Research (July- September 2019) were Compiled
Oct 23, 2019
Joint Commendation Ceremony Held for Winners of the FY2019 Awards Program for Promoting Informatization and the U-22 Programming Contest 2019
Oct 21, 2019
New Establishment and Revision of the Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS) (October 2019)
Oct 18, 2019
Collaborative Safety: Japan to Convey New Security Concept in the IoT Era
Oct 17, 2019
Demonstration Plans under the Regulatory Sandbox Scheme Approved
Oct 15, 2019
IP Community Portal Website for Startups “IP BASE” Starts Additional Provision of New Contents
Oct 9, 2019
Successful Universities that Accept IP Strategy Designers Determined
Oct 7, 2019
Inter-governmental Cooperation Enhanced in the Field of Intellectual Property
Oct 4, 2019
Action Guidelines for Japanese Companies’ Management for Value Creation Formulated
Sep 30, 2019
Release of the Results of the FY2019 User Satisfaction Surveys on Examination Quality
Sep 17, 2019
Growth Strategy Committee of the Industrial Structure Council to be Established and its First Meeting Held
Sep 12, 2019
METI to Start the Effort for the FY2019 Nadeshiko Brand Initiative
Sep 3, 2019
METI-UNDP Joint Event on SDGs Held
Sep 2, 2019
Seminar in Tokyo on Industrial Sites for Business Establishment under the Fukushima Innovation Coast Scheme to be Held
Aug 28, 2019
The Japan Open Innovation Council (JOIC) Merges with the Council on Science & Innovations Integration (S&II Council) to Integrate their Functions into JOIC
Aug 23, 2019
Development of an International Standard for an Information Model for the Electricity Balancing Market to Start
Aug 22, 2019
Commendation Ceremony for the 12th National Maritime Awards Held
Aug 20, 2019
New Establishment and Revision of the Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS) (August 2019)
Aug 8, 2019
Ten Startups Selected as Recipients of Support Measures under the first round of IPAS2019
Jul 29, 2019
Winners of the Award for Academic Startups 2019 Program Selected
Jul 25, 2019
General Election for Outstanding Regional Brands in the Tohoku Region to be Held
Jul 24, 2019
Results of the Regional Economic and Industrial Research (April-June 2019)
Jul 23, 2019
New International Standard for Safety Requirements of Medical Robots for Rehabilitation Issued
Jul 19, 2019
Two Documents Compiled: University Factbook 2019 and Collection of Case Examples of Successful Processes for Building Full-Fledged Organizational-Scale Industry-Academia Collaboration
Jul 16, 2019
New International Standard for Safety Requirements of Surgical Robots
Jul 12, 2019
Release of Japan Patent Office Annual Report 2019
Jul 10, 2019
Call for Applicants for New Diversity Management Selection 100 and Diversity Management Selection 100 Prime in FY2019 Starts on July 17 (Wed.)
Jul 8, 2019
Recent Trends in AI-related Inventions
Jul 4, 2019
The Guide for SDG Business Management Explained at G20 Meetings
Jul 4, 2019
Call for Applicant Universities that Accept IP Strategy Designers under the Project for Dispatching IP Strategy Designers to Universities
Jul 1, 2019
The Tenth Career Education Awards and the Ninth Awards for Partnerships for Career Education Promotion to be Held
Jun 28, 2019
METI Newly Formulates Fair M&A Guidelines: Enhancing Corporate Value and Securing Shareholders’ Interests
Jun 28, 2019
Japan Patent Office Prepares Guidebook for Venture Capitalists
Jun 28, 2019
Report of the SDG Management / ESG Investment Study Group Compiled
Jun 26, 2019
Round Table Conference on Standardization Held
Jun 20, 2019
New Establishment and Revision of the Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS) (June 2019)
Jun 17, 2019
The 12th IP5 Heads of Office Meeting held
May 31, 2019
METI Revises the “Guidebook for Introducing Incentive Plans for Sustainable Corporate Growth as Board Members’ Compensation to Encourage Companies to Promote Proactive Business Management”
May 31, 2019
The Guide for SDG Business Management Compiled
May 27, 2019
New International Standard for Partially-Automated Parking Systems proposed by Japan was issued.
May 23, 2019
Announcement of the Winners of the Nippon Venture Awards
May 20, 2019
Fourth Round of Certification Issued to IT-Training Courses Meeting the Fourth Industrial Revolution
May 20, 2019
New Establishment and Revision of the Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS) (May 2019)
May 20, 2019
New JIS as Safety Standards for Robot Services Established
May 15, 2019
Report Titled “GLocal Growth Strategy” Compiled by the GLocal Growth Strategy Study Group
May 15, 2019
Invitation for Public Comments on the Draft of “Fair M&A Guidelines; Enhancing Corporate Value and Protecting Shareholders’ Interest”
May 14, 2019
The Cabinet Approves the Cabinet Order for Partial Revision of the Order for Measurement Units
May 13, 2019
Call for Applicants for the Young Professionals Japan Program
May 8, 2019
Results of FY2018 University-Oriented Venture Business Survey and Database Redesigned
May 8, 2019
Guidelines for Universities’ Acquisition of Shares and Share Options etc. of their University-Oriented Venture Businesses Formulated
Apr 26, 2019
JPO Launches IP Acceleration Program for Startups (IPAS2019)
Apr 23, 2019
Series of Explanatory Meetings of Intellectual Property Rights in 2019 to be Held Targeting IP Beginners
Apr 23, 2019
Survey on Blockchain Technology Applicability Report to Universities and Research Institutes
Apr 20, 2019
New Establishment and Revision of the Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS) (April 2019)
Apr 16, 2019
Release of the Results of the FY2018 User Satisfaction Surveys on Examination Quality
Apr 15, 2019
New Establishment of the Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS) for Portable Microbe Imaging Scopes
Apr 12, 2019
Symposium on Working Style Reforms Held
Apr 8, 2019
Tour for Visiting Industrial Sites for Business Establishment under the Fukushima Innovation Coast Scheme to be Held
Apr 5, 2019
FY2018 Collection of Case Examples of Successful Projects under the IP Acceleration Program for Startups (IPAS) Released
Apr 5, 2019
New Support Measures for Active Participation by Highly-skilled Foreign Professionals in Mid-ranking Enterprises and SMEs
Mar 29, 2019
JPO Status Report 2019 Released
Mar 26, 2019
METI and MEXT Report “The Coming Era of Mathematical Capitalism - How the Power of Mathematics Changes Our Future-”
Mar 22, 2019
Winners of New Diversity Management Selection 100 and Diversity Management Selection 100 Prime in FY 2018
Mar 22, 2019
Announcement of the FY 2018 Nadeshiko Brands and Semi-Nadeshiko Brands
Mar 20, 2019
New Establishment and Revision of the Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS) (March 2019)
Mar 19, 2019
Cabinet Approves the Cabinet Order for the Partial Revision of the Order for Fees Concerning the Measurement Act
Mar 19, 2019
National Project Data Catalogue to be Accessible on METI Website
Mar 18, 2019
New Establishment of the JIS on the Consecutive Measurement of Cure Shrinkage for Curable Resins (Adhesives)
Mar 12, 2019
Formulation of a New Strategic Roadmap for Hydrogen and Fuel Cells
Mar 8, 2019
Symposium to be Held on Working Style Reforms
Mar 8, 2019
JPO Opens Member Registration for “IP Base” Website
Mar 8, 2019
METI Revises the “Guidebook for Introducing Incentive Plans for Sustainable Corporate Growth as Board Members’ Compensation to Encourage Companies to Promote Proactive Business Management”
Mar 6, 2019
Spoof Patrol: Demonstration plan under the Regulatory Sandbox Scheme approved for preventing unauthorized opening of internet bank accounts
Mar 1, 2019
Cabinet Decision on the Bill for the Act of Partial Revision of the Patent Act
Feb 28, 2019
Blockchain Hackathon 2019 Held
Feb 28, 2019
Joint Event to be held for the Commendation Ceremony of FY2018 New Diversity Management Selection 100 and Announcement of FY2018 Nadeshiko Brands
Feb 20, 2019
New Establishment and Revision of the Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS) (February 2019)
Feb 7, 2019
Fukushima Mirai Business Networking Event to be Held
Feb 6, 2019
Development of an International Standard for ECHONET Lite Application Communication Interface (AIF) Specifications to Start
Feb 1, 2019
Winner of the METI Minister’s Award for Corporate Governance of the Year 2018 Determined
Jan 29, 2019
Enterprises Participating in the HIYAKU Next Enterprise Program Determined
Jan 28, 2019
METI Grants First Approval to Fukuoka City’s Plan for Managing and Supporting Business Startup Activities by Foreign Entrepreneurs
Jan 25, 2019
Results released of Regional Economic and Industrial Research (October-December 2018)
Jan 21, 2019
New Establishment and Revision of the Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS) (January 2019)
Jan 17, 2019
Third Round of Certification Issued for the Courses on IT-Skill Training to Meet the Era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Jan 11, 2019
METI Launches Study Group for Human Resource Management toward Enhanced Competitiveness
Jan 10, 2019
METI Generates Report on Ideal Approaches that Small- and Mid-Cap Companies should Take in their Information Disclosure and Dialogues with Investors
Jan 7, 2019
ISO Approved the Establishment of a Technical Committee for International Standardization for the Sharing Economy in Response to Japan’s Proposal
Dec 28, 2018
Release of Report titled “Measures for Supporting Efforts for Encouraging Companies to Integrally Disclose Business Reports, etc. and Securities Reports”
Dec 28, 2018
New System for Encouraging Foreign Entrepreneurs to Smoothly Start Business
Dec 28, 2018
Cabinet Decision on the Relevant Cabinet Orders for the Partial Enforcement of the Act of Partial Revision of the Unfair Competition Prevention Act, etc.
Dec 28, 2018
Solicitation of opinions/information on fair M&A
Dec 27, 2018
Blockchain Hackathon to be Held on the Subjects of Academic Degrees, Courses and Career Certifications as well as Management of Research Data
Dec 25, 2018
Announcement of Winners for the FY2018 Patent Contest and Design Patent Contest
Dec 25, 2018
METI and JETRO Embark on New Portal Website “Open for Professionals”
Dec 20, 2018
New Japan-Oriented International Standards Issued for Assessment of Performance of Fiber Ropes Used for Large Oil Tankers, Electronic Equipment and Others
Dec 20, 2018
New Establishment and Revision of the Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS) (December 2018)
Dec 19, 2018
Portal Website Titled “IP Knowledge Base for Startups” Opens
Dec 18, 2018
Announcement of Winners of the Contest for Female Entrepreneurs Support Efforts
Dec 7, 2018
Winners of the 9th Career Education Awards and the 8th Awards for Partnerships for Career Education Promotion Selected
Dec 5, 2018
Commendation Ceremony for Winners of the Contest for Female Entrepreneurs Support Efforts to be Held
Nov 26, 2018
METI Minister Seko Attends APEC Ministerial Meeting
Nov 22, 2018
METI to Launch SDG Management / ESG Investment Study Group
Nov 20, 2018
New Establishment and Revision of the Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS) (November 2018)
Nov 8, 2018
Prime Minister Abe Receives ABAC 2018 Report to APEC Economic Leaders
Nov 8, 2018
New Japan-Oriented ISO Standards Issued for Test Methods Applying Protein Analysis Technologies
Nov 7, 2018
METI to Launch Fair M&A Study Group
Nov 2, 2018
International Electrotechnical Commission Selects its Vice President from Japan
Oct 30, 2018
Interactive Experience-based Fair of Smart Agricultural Technology to be Held
Oct 29, 2018
Series of Forums on Agriculture-Manufacturing-Logistics Collaboration for Sixth Industrialization to be Held
Oct 24, 2018
Results of the Regional Economic and Industrial Research (July-September 2018)
Oct 22, 2018
New Establishment and Revision of the Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS) (October 2018)
Oct 17, 2018
"COUNTDOWN SHOWCASE in Kyushu" to be Held
Oct 2, 2018
Harvest Festival Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of Japan-Africa IP Cooperation
Oct 2, 2018
“Make international organizations more user-friendly!”
Sep 28, 2018
Practical Guidelines for Corporate Governance Systems (CGS Guidelines) Revised
Sep 25, 2018
Project Theme that Takes Advantage of the Standardization System for Cultivating New Markets Selected
Sep 20, 2018
Winners of FY2018 Awards Program for Individual and Other Contributors to Promotion of Informatization Determined
Sep 20, 2018
New Establishment and Revision of the Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS) (September 2018)
Sep 19, 2018
You're invited! "Countdown Showcase" to be Held on Japan's Cutting-edge Technologies of the Future
Sep 18, 2018
METI to Establish 2050 Economic and Social Structure Committee under the Industrial Structure Council
Sep 18, 2018
METI to Start the Effort for FY2018 Nadeshiko Brand Initiative
Sep 7, 2018
Cabinet Decision on the Relevant Cabinet Orders for the Enforcement of the Act of Partial Revision of the Unfair Competition Prevention Act, etc.
Sep 6, 2018
Experience-based Fair of Advanced Forestry Technology to be Held
Sep 4, 2018
The Cabinet Approves the Cabinet Order for Partial Revision of the Cabinet Order for Defining Foreign Public Officials, etc. Specified by Cabinet Order under Article 18, (2), (ⅲ) of the Unfair Competition Prevention Act.
Aug 31, 2018
METI Revises Guidelines for Taking Advantage of Spin-off Approach
Aug 30, 2018
Ten Startups Selected as the First Recipients of Support Measures under IPAS
Aug 27, 2018
METI Holds Collaboration Promotion Event between Business Owners of J-Startups and Large Companies
Aug 23, 2018
Successful Companies Determined and Adopted as Participants in JETRO Innovation Program
Aug 20, 2018
New Establishment and Revision of the Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS) (August 2018)
Aug 10, 2018
Winners of the Award for Academic Startups 2018 Program Selected
Jul 31, 2018
METI Launches Industry-Academia Round-Table Discussion to Encourage Human Resources in the Fields of Science and Mathematics to Play Important Roles in Industry
Jul 31, 2018
Progress Made in Regulatory Reform for Individual Enterprises
Jul 26, 2018
Results of the Regional Economic and Industrial Research (April-June 2018)
Jul 26, 2018
Two Standardization Projects that Take Advantage of the Standardization System for Cultivating New Markets Selected
Jul 25, 2018
Second Round of Certification Issued for the Courses on IT-Skill Training to Meet the Era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Jul 24, 2018
METI Releases Progress Report 2016-2018 on the Corporate Reporting Lab
Jul 20, 2018
New Establishment and Revision of the Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS) (July 2018)
Jul 17, 2018
Call for Applicants for New Diversity Management Selection 100 and Diversity Management 100 Prime in FY 2018
Jun 29, 2018
METI Releases Report compiled by Study Group for Risk Capital Supply for the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Jun 27, 2018
Second Edition of the White Paper on Open Innovation Compiled
Jun 25, 2018
METI Releases the Report on ESG Dialogue between Active Fund Managers and Companies
Jun 20, 2018
New Establishment and Revision of the Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS) (June 2018)
Jun 19, 2018
METI Releases Report by Study Group on Ideal Approaches to University-Oriented Venture Businesses
Jun 18, 2018
Panel Discussion for Incubation of Women Leaders to be Held
Jun 15, 2018
Initiatives for Development of Global Patent Systems Progress
Jun 11, 2018
METI Launches New Initiative, “J-Startup” Program
Jun 8, 2018
Toward Further Enrichment of Diversity 2.0
Jun 6, 2018
Act on Special Measures for Productivity Improvement Enforced
Jun 5, 2018
JPO Agreed with IMPI to Expand Cooperation in the Field of Industrial Property
Jun 5, 2018
Announcement for release of "Guide to Licensing Negotiations Involving Standard Essential Patents"
Jun 4, 2018
METI Minister Seko Attends Third Trilateral Meeting of Trade Ministers, OECD Ministerial Council Meeting and Informal Meeting of Ministerial Responsible for WTO Trade
Jun 1, 2018
Cabinet Orders for the Enforcement of the Act on Special Measures for Productivity Improvement Approved