September FY2020

News Releases (in provisional translation)

Sep 30, 2020
The 161st Survey of SME Business Conditions (July-September 2020) Released
Sep 30, 2020
METI and Hiroshima Prefectural Board of Education Jointly Embark on Efforts for Reform of High School Curricula by Introducing STEAM-Based Learning Approach
Sep 30, 2020
“Guidebook for Establishing Cybersecurity Systems and Securing Necessary Human Resources” Compiled
Sep 30, 2020
METI Revises the “Guidebook for Introducing Incentive Plans for Sustainable Corporate Growth as Board Members’ Compensation to Encourage Companies to Promote Proactive Business Management”
Sep 30, 2020
Operation of COVID-19 Testing Center for Overseas Travelers (TeCOT) to Start
Sep 29, 2020
METI Minister Kajiyama and METI State Minister Nagasaka Attend G20 Energy Ministers Meeting via Video Conference
Sep 28, 2020
Winners of the Award for Academic Startups 2020 Program Selected
Sep 28, 2020
Report on Trends in Regional Economies and Industries in July 2020 Compiled
Sep 28, 2020
Process for Selecting FY2020 Nadeshiko Brands to Start
Sep 28, 2020
Users' Positive Assessment of Examination Quality Increases
Sep 28, 2020
R&D to Achieve Robot-Friendly Environments to Start
Sep 28, 2020
Panel Exhibition on “Nobel Prizes and Patents” to be Held
Sep 25, 2020
Results of Quarterly Survey of Overseas Subsidiaries Compiled (April-June in 2020)
Sep 25, 2020
Tokyo “Beyond-Zero” Week to be Held
Sep 23, 2020
New International Standard for City Service Continuity against Disasters Issued
Sep 23, 2020
Japan-led New International Standard Published for ECHONET Lite* Application Communication Interface (AIF) Specifications
Sep 23, 2020
ISO/IEC Joint Technical Committee Starts Deliberations on International Standardization of “Biometric performance estimation methodologies using statistical model” Proposed by Japan
Sep 23, 2020
New Establishment and Revision of Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS) (September 2020)
Sep 23, 2020
METI Minister Kajiyama Attends G20 Trade and Investment Ministerial Meeting via Video Conference
Sep 18, 2020
Website Exclusively for COVID-19 Testing Center for Overseas Travelers (TeCOT) to Open and “Register of Medical Institutions Issuing COVID-19 Testing Certificates” for Overseas Travelers to be Published
Sep 18, 2020
Decision of Companies Adopted for the Second Term for the “Japan Brand Development Assistance Program (Special Reserves)” under the FY2020 Supplementary Budget
Sep 16, 2020
Granting Certificate of Approval to Research Institute as Approved Entity Certifying Security Measures of Companies to Prevent Technological Information from Being Compromised under Act on Strengthening Industrial Competitiveness
Sep 16, 2020
“Climate Innovation Finance Strategy 2020” Compiled
Sep 15, 2020
METI to Collaborate with Chambers of Commerce and Industry in Tokyo, Nagoya and Osaka in Export Control
Sep 15, 2020
Call Opens for General People as Participants in the 3rd Well Aging Society Summit Asia-Japan
Sep 14, 2020
Minister Kajiyama Holds Meeting via Video Conference with H.E. Mr. Alexander Valentinovich Novak, Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation
Sep 14, 2020
Nationwide General Election for Outstanding Regional Brands to be Held
Sep 14, 2020
Event “Orange Ring Dressing-up” to be Held
Sep 10, 2020
Four Online Seminars on Incorporating Foreign Human Resources with Specified Skills in the Manufacturing Industry to be Held
Sep 9, 2020
Call for Applicants for the Young Professionals Japan Program
Sep 8, 2020
Announcement of the Winners of the 9th Innovation Net Award 2020
Sep 7, 2020
New Municipalities Selected for Promotion of Creating Space Business
Sep 4, 2020
M&A Handbook for SMEs Formulated
Sep 3, 2020
New Projects Adopted for Regional Business Conference for Encouraging Overseas Companies to Directly Invest in Various Regions of Japan
Sep 3, 2020
METI Minister Kajiyama Holds Meeting with H.E. Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, CEO, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), and Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology, UAE, via Video Conference
Sep 2, 2020
ISO Deliberations on Japan-Proposed Development of New International Standard for Safety Operation of Robot Services to Start
Sep 1, 2020
“Report on Revision of the Label Display Program for Retailers” Compiled
Sep 1, 2020
Results Compiled for the Second Round of Applications from Medical Institutions Intending to Conduct Novel Coronavirus Tests for Business Travelers
Sep 1, 2020
METI Minister Kajiyama attended the Australia-India-Japan Economic Ministers’ Meeting
Sep 1, 2020
TCFD Summit 2020 to be Held