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May 10, 2019
Guidelines Formulated for Water Utilities’ Introduction of the System for Utilization of Water Information
May 7, 2019
First Partnership Concluded with the Internationale Funkausstellung, Germany
Apr 26, 2019
Call for Public Comments on Animation Industry Subcontracting Guidelines
Apr 26, 2019
Report on Designing Global Content Market Management Simulation Game
Apr 26, 2019
Instructions, Provided to Businesses in Fukushima Prefecture Based on Results of Survey for Current State of Distribution of Agricultural Products and Other Items Produced in Fukushima Prefecture
Apr 26, 2019
Target Date and Time Determined for Requesting Businesses to Complete Switching to Standard Barcodes Called “JPQR” under the Consumer-Presented-Mode QR Code Payment System
Apr 26, 2019
Explanatory Meeting on the System for the Acceptance of Foreign Human Resources in the Manufacturing Industry to be Held
Apr 23, 2019
Selection of Companies for 2019 Competitive IT Strategy Company Stock Selection and and Noteworthy IT Strategy Companies Programs Announced
Apr 19, 2019
Project for Public-Road Demonstration Tests for Mid-sized Buses with Autonomous Driving Functions to be launched
Apr 19, 2019
Acceptance of Applications for Registration of Participants in 2019 Telework Days Campaign to Start and Pre-Event of the Campaign to be Held
Apr 18, 2019
[Fourth Round of the Call for Applicants under the Subsidy Project J-LOD] Call for Applicants Begins for the Subsidy Project J-LOD Involving Development and Demonstration of Systems for Distribution of Contents Taking Advantage of Blockchain Technologies
Apr 18, 2019
Cyber/Physical Security Framework (CPSF) Formulated
Apr 16, 2019
Guidelines for Measures for Preventing Unauthorized Use of Credit Card Information Wrongly Leaked during QR Payment Formulated
Apr 9, 2019
Steel Demand Prospects for the First Quarter of FY2019 (April-June 2019)
Apr 9, 2019
FY2019 Call for Applicants for the MITOU Target Program
Apr 8, 2019
Smart Mobility Challenge to Start
Apr 8, 2019
Council for Promoting Society Utilizing of Electrified Vehicles to be launched
Apr 8, 2019
Automated Driving-related IT Human Resources Strategy Compiled
Apr 5, 2019
Report on Content Services Utilizing Blockchain Technologies Released
Apr 5, 2019
METI’s Survey Results of Case Examples by Convenience Store Chain Affiliates Released
Apr 4, 2019
English Translation Version of the Contract Guidelines on Utilization of AI and Data Released
Mar 29, 2019
QR Code Payments Standard Determined
Mar 28, 2019
Program for Advancing the Comprehensive Distribution Policy Revised
Mar 28, 2019
Information on Events and Efforts in March under the Premium Friday Initiative
Mar 26, 2019
The Liaison Conference for Acceptance of Foreign Human Resources with Specified Skills in the Manufacturing Industry Holds its First Meeting
Mar 25, 2019
METI and TSE to Hold an Event to Announce the 2019 Selected Competitive IT Strategy Companies and the Selected Noteworthy IT Strategy Companies
Mar 19, 2019
Interim Report of the Future Innovations Working Group Released
Mar 18, 2019
METI to Hold a Symposium on “Innovative Business Realized by Next-Generation Computing”
Mar 15, 2019
Invitation for Public Comments on the Interim Report (Draft) by the Study Group on Security Assessment of Cloud Services
Mar 15, 2019
Promulgation of METI Public Notice concerning the “Specific Skills” Criteria for Foreign Residents Engaging in the Manufacturing Industry
Mar 13, 2019
Five Businesses Newly Obtained “Murasaki Certification,” the Highest Grade in the Omotenashi Standard Certification System
Mar 12, 2019
METI Starts Accepting Provisional Registration of Cashless Settlement Businesses under the Point Reward Project for Consumers using Cashless Payment
Mar 11, 2019
Invitation for Public Comments on the Guidelines for Cyber-Physical Security Measures for Building Systems, First Edition (Draft)
Mar 4, 2019
METI to hold “e-Sports” Seminar
Mar 4, 2019
MITOU KAIGI 2019 to be Held
Mar 1, 2019
Study Group for the Content Business Era Held
Mar 1, 2019
The Sixth IoT Lab Selection Event Held
Mar 1, 2019
METI to Hold Debrief Meetings on Outcomes of Demonstration Projects involving “Future Classroom – Learning Innovation"
Feb 21, 2019
37 Enterprises Selected under the 2019 Health & Productivity Stock Selection Program
Feb 21, 2019
Announcement of Organizations Recognized under the 2019 Certified Health & Productivity Management Outstanding Organizations Recognition Program
Feb 21, 2019
Information on Events and Efforts in February under the Premium Friday Initiative
Feb 19, 2019
Symposium on Human Resource Development Toward Utilization of Nursing Care Robots to be Held
Feb 18, 2019
METI to Hold a Symposium on Quantum Computing Technologies
Feb 14, 2019
Official Logo and Symbolic Mark for the Japan Pavilion of the Expo 2020 Dubai Determined
Feb 8, 2019
The Cabinet Approves the Bill for the Act on Special Measures Necessary for Preparing for and Managing the International Exposition in 2025
Feb 8, 2019
Experiment of Information Sharing System Using Electronic Tags to be Conducted
Feb 6, 2019
METI to Start a Call for Promotion Plan Proposals that incorporate “Branded Content”
Jan 31, 2019
Implementation Policy for the 2019 Telework Days Campaign Released
Jan 31, 2019
“2019 Health and Productivity Management Award Event” to be Held
Jan 30, 2019
Announcement: Schedule of Explanatory Meetings on the New System for Acceptance of Foreign Human Resources in the Manufacturing Industry
Jan 25, 2019
Future Innovations Working Group to be Launched
Jan 24, 2019
7th Meeting of the Japan-China Joint IP Working Group and 2nd Japan-China Joint IP Seminar Held
Jan 24, 2019
Progress Made in Regulatory Reform for Individual Enterprises
Jan 24, 2019
We Are Genki Hokkaido: METI to Accelerate Implementation of Project for Supporting Hokkaido
Jan 24, 2019
Information on Events and Efforts in January under the Premium Friday Initiative
Jan 21, 2019
METI Holds Explanatory Meeting on the New System for Acceptance of Foreign Human Resources in the Manufacturing Industry
Jan 18, 2019
Second Satellite Data Analysis Contest “Tellus Satellite Challenge” to be Held
Jan 18, 2019
METI Designates February 2019 as “Smart Mobility Promotion Month”
Jan 17, 2019
METI Revises Requirements under the Omotenashi Standard Certification System
Jan 16, 2019
Oral Healthcare Seminar 2019 to be Held
Jan 16, 2019
METI to Hold Japan Healthcare Business Contest 2019
Jan 15, 2019
METI State Minister Isozaki Signed Agreement with The Boeing Company on Cooperation in Aircraft Technology
Jan 15, 2019
Seminar to be Held for Improvement of Working Conditions and Reducing Overtime Work through Cooperation between Consignors and Transportation Businesses
Jan 15, 2019
Standard Specifications Adopted for Digital Shopping Receipts
Jan 10, 2019
METI Promotes Parking Lot Sharing among Convenience Store Chains for their Distribution Vehicles
Jan 9, 2019
Invitation for Public Comments on the Draft Cyber/Physical Security Framework
Jan 8, 2019
Embarking on Demonstration Tests of Autonomous Driving System using Driverless Trucks in Caravan to Travel on Public Expressways
Dec 28, 2018
METI to Convene Study Group for Measures for Preventing Unauthorized Use of Credit Card Information Wrongly Leaked during QR Payment
Dec 27, 2018
METI to Hold Explanatory Meeting on New System for Acceptance of Foreign Human Resources in the Manufacturing Industry
Dec 27, 2018
Steel Demand Prospects for the Fourth Quarter of FY2018 (January-March 2019)
Dec 27, 2018
Information on Events and Efforts in December under the Premium Friday Initiative
Dec 25, 2018
Cabinet Decision on the Field-based Operation Policies toward Accepting Foreign Human Resources in Three Sectors in the Manufacturing Industry
Dec 20, 2018
Roadmap toward Air Mobility Revolution Formulated
Dec 20, 2018
Guidelines for Multilingualization in the Retail Sales Industry Released
Dec 18, 2018
Fundamental Principles for Rule Making to Address the Rise of Platform Businesses Formulated
Dec 12, 2018
METI Releases Interim Report of the Study Group for the Improvement of the Trade Environment Involving Digital Platform Businesses
Dec 12, 2018
Guidelines for Promotion of Digital Transformations Formulated
Dec 12, 2018
METI to hold Events Titled “DX Days 2019”
Dec 3, 2018
The IoT Acceleration Lab Will Hold the “Eighth IoT Lab Connection”
Nov 29, 2018
Information on Events and Efforts in November under the Premium Friday Initiative
Nov 27, 2018
Japan Signs Participation Contract of Expo Dubai 2020, UAE
Nov 23, 2018
Japan Elected Host Country of World Expo 2025
Nov 20, 2018
METI to Showcase Award-winning Machine Parts and Tooling Technology in Lobby of METI Main Building
Nov 16, 2018
Premium-Friday University to Open
Nov 15, 2018
Call for Applicants for the Eighth Monodzukuri Nippon Grand Awards
Nov 14, 2018
New Demonstration Test of Remote Control of Driverless Last-Mile Autonomous Driving to Start
Nov 13, 2018
METI to Start “Hashiwatashi” Project
Nov 12, 2018
METI to Hold First AI Edge Contest
Nov 7, 2018
Cosmetics Promotional Event titled “JAPAN Beauty Week in Cosmoprof Asia 2018” to be Held
Nov 7, 2018
New Designation of Nara Sumi Ink Sticks and Sanshin String Instruments as Traditional Crafts under the Act on the Promotion of Traditional Craft Industries
Nov 6, 2018
Guidelines for Improvement of Trade Environments and Overtime Work through Cooperation between Consignors and Transportation Businesses Formulated
Nov 5, 2018
METI releases Draft Interim Report of the Study Group on the Improvement of the Trade Environment Involving Digital Platform Businesses
Nov 5, 2018
IoT Acceleration Lab Calls for New Projects for the Sixth IoT Lab Selection
Nov 2, 2018
Successful Case Examples for Reducing Parcel Redeliveries Released
Nov 2, 2018
November is Telework Month
Nov 1, 2018
Report Released on Counter Measures against “No-Shows” in Restaurants
Oct 31, 2018
Opening of Information Collection Website for the Project for Establishing a Public-Private Joint Demonstration Platform for Dementia Sufferers
Oct 26, 2018
The 11th ASEAN-Japan Information Security Policy Meeting Held
Oct 25, 2018
Information on Events and Efforts in October under the Premium Friday Initiative
Oct 24, 2018
METI Starts Big Data Analysis Contest on Tourism Forecasting
Oct 23, 2018
Demonstration Test of Autonomous Valet Parking Functions to be Held
Oct 23, 2018
Progress Made in Regulatory Reform for Individual Enterprises
Oct 23, 2018
Series of Cosmetics Promotion Events Titled “Japan Beauty Week” to be Held
Oct 19, 2018
Forecast of Global Supply and Demand Trends for Petrochemical Products (for the period 2009 to 2022)
Oct 19, 2018
Interim Briefing on Outcomes of the “Learning Innovation” Demonstration Projects to be Held
Oct 18, 2018
CEATEC JAPAN 2018 “Connected Industries” Symposium Held
Oct 18, 2018
Winners of the FY2018 METI Minister Award to Recognize Contributions to Traditional Craft Industries Program Selected
Oct 18, 2018
November is Traditional Craft Products Month
Oct 18, 2018
The 31st Tokyo International Film Festival to be Held
Oct 17, 2018
Public-Road Demonstration Tests of System for Driverless Trucks Traveling on Expressways in Caravan with Drivers in the Second and Following Trucks to be Held
Oct 17, 2018
Interim Report of the Study Group on New Mobility Services Brought About by IoT and AI Releases
Oct 16, 2018
METI Revises Omotenashi Skills Standards
Oct 16, 2018
METI Holds CEATEC JAPAN 2018 “Connected Industries” Conference
Oct 15, 2018
The 1st Well Aging Society Summit Asia-Japan Held
Oct 15, 2018
METI to Hold National Forum of Smart Monodzukuri Supporting Organizations
Oct 15, 2018
METI to Hold Robot Revolution and Industrial IoT International Symposium 2018
Oct 12, 2018
Announcement of the Winners in the Eighth Robot Awards Program
Oct 10, 2018
Japan Hold Forum on Proposal for Hosting the 2025 World Exposition
Oct 9, 2018
Steel Demand Prospects for the Third Quarter of FY2018 (October-December 2018)
Oct 5, 2018
METI and MIIT Hold First Japan-China Joint Public-Private Seminar on Autonomous Driving
Oct 3, 2018
METI to Launch Cross-Sectoral Sub Working Group under Working Group 1 (Systems, Technologies and Standardization) of the Study Group for Industrial Cybersecurity
Oct 1, 2018
METI Compiles Results of the Call for Public Comments on the Draft Cyber/Physical Security Framework
Sep 28, 2018
Winners of the 12th Kids Design Awards Selected
Sep 27, 2018
Oral Healthcare Forum 2018 “Oral Healthcare Frontline in Malaysia, Thailand and Japan” to be Held
Sep 26, 2018
IoT Acceleration Lab to Hold the Fourth Big Data Analysis Contest
Sep 21, 2018
Public Briefing on the 2018 Telework Days Campaign to be Held
Sep 14, 2018
Winner of the METI Minister's Award Selected in 12th Industrial Tourism Town Revitalization Awards Program
Sep 14, 2018
US-Japan Cybersecurity Joint Training with ASEAN Member States Held
Sep 12, 2018
METI to Hold Japan-wide “Safety Support Car” Test-drive Events during the National Autumn Traffic Safety Campaign
Sep 11, 2018
Announcement of Program of the 1st Well Aging Society Summit Asia-Japan
Sep 7, 2018
METI Releases a Report on Digital Transformation: Overcoming of '2025 Digital Cliff' Involving IT Systems and Full-fledged Development of Efforts for Digital Transformation
Sep 7, 2018
"Healthcare Innovation Weeks Asia-Japan 2018" to be Held from October 9 to 19
Sep 7, 2018
METI and the IoT Acceleration Labs Determine 19 Regions as Winners for the Fourth Selection under the Local IoT Acceleration Labs Project
Sep 3, 2018
METI Releases Guidelines for Cyber-Physical Security Measures for Building Systems (β Version)
Aug 31, 2018
METI Releases Interim Report by Strategic Commission for the New Era of Automobiles
Aug 30, 2018
Seminar for Human Resource Development in the Manufacturing Industry in the Digital Era to be Held
Aug 30, 2018
Information on Events and Efforts in August under the Premium Friday Initiative
Aug 27, 2018
Initiation of Demonstration Test for Evaluation of Last-Mile Autonomous Driving Using Small Buses with Autonomous Driving Function
Aug 27, 2018
METI to Officially Open Portal Website of “Future Classroom-Learning Innovation”
Aug 24, 2018
Study Group on Security Assessment of Cloud Services to be Launched
Aug 24, 2018
Public-Private Conference for Future Air Mobility to be Established
Aug 23, 2018
Successful Applicants for NEDO Project for Enhanced Efficiency of Trade Procedures in Global Supply Chains
Aug 23, 2018
Successful Applicants Determined and Adopted for NEDO Project for Enhanced Efficiency of Domestic Consumer-Goods Supply Chains
Aug 10, 2018
Collection of Case Examples to be Studied Concerning New Data Distribution Transactions ver. 2.0 Compiled
Aug 9, 2018
Second Round of Call for Applicants for MITOU Target Program Start in Field of Quantum Computers
Aug 7, 2018
METI Launches Roundtable for Development of Facilities for Demonstrations to Create New Products and Services that are “Friendly to Dementia Patients”
Aug 6, 2018
IT Passport Examination Updated to “iPass 4.0” in Response to the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Aug 3, 2018
Winners of the Supply Chain Innovation Award 2018 Recognized
Jul 27, 2018
METI Releases Revision of the Interpretative Guidelines on Electronic Commerce and Information Property Trading
Jul 26, 2018
Enjoy Premium Friday to Enrich Your Personal Experiences for Happiness and Fun
Jul 25, 2018
METI Establishes Digital Transformation Offices to Promote Digitalization in METI’s Administrative Procedures
Jul 25, 2018
METI, Japan Sports Agency, JETRO and JSC to Collaborate for Popularizing Japanese Sports Overseas and Promotion of Sports Industry’s Overseas Business Development
Jul 23, 2018
METI Formulates Report on the Survey on Technology and Institutes Related to Distributed System
Jul 20, 2018
METI Holds the First Meeting of U.K.-Japan Aviation Working Group
Jul 18, 2018
Successful Projects Selected under the BrandLand Japan Program
Jul 17, 2018
METI to Hold Kick-off Event for Platform of Learning Innovation -“Future Classroom” Project
Jul 13, 2018
METI to Enhance the “Space New Economy Creation Network (S-NET)” Program to be More Sustainable, Autonomous, Practical
Jul 11, 2018
METI to Hold Second Collaboration Platform for Exchanging Information on Cyber/Physical Security
Jul 11, 2018
Businesses Participating in Project for Supporting Joint Development of AI Systems Determined and Adopted
Jul 9, 2018
Steel Demand Prospects for the Second Quarter of FY2018 (July-September 2018)
Jul 3, 2018
Commission for Promotion of Cashless Settlement Established as New Industry-Academia-Government Organization
Jul 2, 2018
The IoT Acceleration Lab Will Hold the “Seventh IoT Lab Connection” and a Commendation Ceremony for Winners of the Fourth IoT Lab Selection
Jul 2, 2018
METI Releases Guidelines for Discussing Plans for Operation and Management of Stadiums and Arenas
Jun 29, 2018
METI Conducts Experiment for Examination of Standard Specification of Digital Shopping Receipts
Jun 29, 2018
Release of Annual Report on the Office of Intellectual Property Protection (2018)
Jun 28, 2018
METI Announces Winners of the Second Nihon Service Award
Jun 28, 2018
Enjoy Premium Friday to Enrich Your Personal Experiences for Happiness and Fun
Jun 26, 2018
Release of the Guidelines of Certification Schemes Concerning Functions of Information Trust ver. 1.0
Jun 25, 2018
Primary Recommendations by Study Group for Learning Innovation-“Future Classroom” and EdTech Released
Jun 25, 2018
Public Symposium Held on “Future Approaches to Strengthening Quality Assurance Systems Across Supply Chains”
Jun 19, 2018
Weaving a Better Future: METI Releases Decision on "Initiatives for Proper Implementation of Technical Intern Training Programs in the Textile and Apparel Industry"
Jun 15, 2018
METI Formulates "Contract Guidance on Utilization of AI and Data"
Jun 14, 2018
METI Minister Seko Attends the 163rd General Assembly of the BIE in Paris, the French Republic
Jun 13, 2018
Meeting of the IoT Security Working Group under the IoT Acceleration Consortium to be Held
Jun 13, 2018
Japan Makes Presentation before the 163rd General Assembly of the BIE
Jun 11, 2018
Round Table Conference on Connected Industries Held - METI Minister Seko Discusses Smart Life with Leading Executives
Jun 8, 2018
Public Symposium Titled "Future Approaches to Strengthening Quality Assurance Systems Across Supply Chains" to be Held
Jun 1, 2018
Future Approach for Developing Small Satellites and Small Rockets