June FY2020

News Releases (in provisional translation)

Jun 30, 2020
Two Documents Compiled: “Guideline for Enhancing Industry-Academia-Government Collaboration Activities (Supplemental Version)” and “University Factbook 2020”
Jun 30, 2020
“Model Contracts Ver.1.0 for Promoting Open Innovation between R&D-based Startups and Business Entities” Compiled
Jun 30, 2020
The 160th Survey of SME Business Conditions (April-June 2020) Released
Jun 29, 2020
Successful Applicants Determined for Research and Development of Enhanced Infrastructures for Post 5G Information Communication Systems
Jun 29, 2020
Initiation of an Anti-Dumping Duty Investigation of Dipotassium Carbonate Originating in the Republic of Korea
Jun 26, 2020
Information on Disinfection and Sterilization Methods against the Novel Coronavirus Compiled Jointly with MHLW and CAA
Jun 26, 2020
Surfactants and Hypochlorous Acid Solution for Removal of Coronavirus from Surfaces (Final Announcement)
Jun 26, 2020
Results of Quarterly Survey of Overseas Subsidiaries Compiled (January-March in 2020)
Jun 26, 2020
“Basic Framework of the Cross-appointment System and Points to Note (Supplementary Version)” Compiled
Jun 26, 2020
Report on Trends in Regional Economies and Industries in April 2020 Compiled
Jun 25, 2020
Two Online Seminars on Incorporating Foreign Human Resources with Specified Skills in the Manufacturing Industry to be Held
Jun 24, 2020
Guidelines Established for Public Tender for Occupancy of the Area Offshore Goto City, Nagasaki Prefecture, which was Designated as a Project Target Area (Start of Call for Applicants for Project Operators)
Jun 24, 2020
Public-Private Council on Smart Industrial Safety Holds its First Meeting
Jun 23, 2020
METI Minister Kajiyama Attends the 10th Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Intersessional Ministerial Meeting
Jun 23, 2020
Call for Applicants for the “Start Next Innovator 2020” Program Starts
Jun 22, 2020
New Establishment and Revision of the Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS) (June 2020)
Jun 22, 2020
Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Intersessional Ministerial Meeting to be Held
Jun 22, 2020
METI Minister Kajiyama Holds Meeting with H.E. Mr. Phil Hogan, European Commissioner for Trade , via Video Conference
Jun 22, 2020
Discussions to Start on Proposal of New International Standard for “Smartphone-based Personal Identification”
Jun 19, 2020
“Guidelines for Measures against Flood Disasters at Electricity Facilities in Buildings” Compiled
Jun 16, 2020
Public Notice and Inspection Regarding Plans for Offshore Power Generation
Jun 16, 2020
Notification Issued for Entry into Force of the First Protocol to Amend the Agreement on Comprehensive Economic Partnership among Japan and Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations
Jun 16, 2020
Tokyo Zero-emission Innovation Bay Holds its First General Assembly
Jun 16, 2020
Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence Founded
Jun 15, 2020
New International Standard for Method of Distinguishing Animal Hair Fibers proposed by Japan was issued
Jun 15, 2020
METI State Minister Makihara Attends Ministerial Meeting of Ottawa Group via Video Conference
Jun 15, 2020
Addition of Pharmaceutical and Special Medical Device Manufacturing businesses, to Core Designated Business Sectors Subject to Inward Direct Investment Screening
Jun 12, 2020
Guidelines for Administrative Accounting of Investment in Health and Productivity Management Formulated
Jun 12, 2020
“Stop Piracy!” Cartoons Prepared for Raising Public Awareness
Jun 12, 2020
Report on the Recognition of Recent Circumstances Surrounding Industries in relation to Cybersecurity and Directions of Future Efforts Compiled
Jun 10, 2020
Government to Encourage Companies to Prepare and Announce the “Declaration of Partnership Building”
Jun 8, 2020
Call for Expert Applicants for Supporters of Startups under IP Acceleration Program for Startups (IPAS2020) to Open
Jun 8, 2020
Additional Sites for Supporting Filing Requests for the Subsidy Program for Sustaining Businesses to Open
Jun 5, 2020
Framework for Supporting Filing Requests for the Subsidy Program for Sustaining Businesses to be Enhanced
Jun 5, 2020
Call for Applicants for Ninth Robot Awards Program to be Extended
Jun 5, 2020
Cabinet Decision Made on the FY 2019 Annual Report on Energy (Japan’s Energy White Paper 2020)
Jun 4, 2020
ASEAN Plus Three Economic Ministers’ Joint Statement on Mitigating the Economic Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic Issued
Jun 3, 2020
Operation of the Information System Security Management and Assessment Program (ISMAP) Starts
Jun 3, 2020
New International Standard for Indirect, Temperature-Controlled Refrigerated Delivery Services Issued
Jun 2, 2020
Toward Government Strategies for Enhancing Material Innovation Power (Report Compiled by the Strategy Preparation Meeting)
Jun 2, 2020
AIST to Establish “Tokyo Zero-emission Innovation Bay”
Jun 1, 2020
Guidelines for Energy Resource Aggregation Business Revised