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Technology

Technology and innovation are a foundation of Japan’s competitive edge.
Innovative technologies and ideas are changing the way people live, and contributing to the world.

Innovation Japan

For Japan and elsewhere in the world, it will be innovation that unquestionably will resolve the issues we face in the future. Japan is committed to being the very first country to prove that it is possible to grow through innovation even when its population declines.To realize this new era, the Government of Japan is doing everything it can to encourage various players, including start-ups and “hidden gems” among small- and medium-sized enterprises, to come up with brand-new and innovative ideas, to provide the world with solutions.

Society 5.0

Society 5.0 is Japan’s vision for the next step in human evolution after hunter-gather, agrarian, industrial and information society stages. It will enhance industrial competitiveness and help with the establishment of a society more attuned to individual needs. The focus is on the vast potential of accumulating data, and new technologies of the fourth industrial revolution, in order to find solutions to social issues such as the declining birth rate, an aging population, and environmental and energy issues.

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Society 5.0

Concept

Society 5.0 is Japan's concept of a technology-based, human-centered society, emerging through the fourth industrial revolution. Artificial intelligence will transform big data collected through the Internet of Things into “new wisdom" and it will enhance human ability and expand our infinite possibilities, helping us enjoy more fulfilling lives.

Society 5.0

Highlights

Society 5.0 is Japan's concept of a technology-based, human-centered society, emerging through the fourth industrial revolution. Artificial intelligence will transform big data collected through the Internet of Things into “new wisdom" and it will enhance human ability and expand our infinite possibilities, helping us enjoy more fulfilling lives.

Society 5.0

Medical

Society 5.0 is Japan's concept of a technology-based, human-centered society, emerging through the fourth industrial revolution. Artificial intelligence will transform big data collected through the Internet of Things into “new wisdom" and it will enhance human ability and expand our infinite possibilities, helping us enjoy more fulfilling lives.

Society 5.0

Mobility

Society 5.0 is Japan's concept of a technology-based, human-centered society, emerging through the fourth industrial revolution. Artificial intelligence will transform big data collected through the Internet of Things into “new wisdom" and it will enhance human ability and expand our infinite possibilities, helping us enjoy more fulfilling lives.

Society 5.0

Human Ability

Society 5.0 is Japan's concept of a technology-based, human-centered society, emerging through the fourth industrial revolution. Artificial intelligence will transform big data collected through the Internet of Things into “new wisdom" and it will enhance human ability and expand our infinite possibilities, helping us enjoy more fulfilling lives.

    Infrastructure with Japan

    World history has witnessed Japan accomplish a high level of modernization within an exceptionally short period of time. Infrastructure, which provides the foundation of our growth, consists of unique creativity rooted in Japanese sensitivity, such as the resilience to accept harsh environmental changes and ideas to make effective use of limited (natural) resources, paired with the technological strength to convert the ideas into tangible forms. Read more about how Japan has played a part in helping build quality infrastructure abroad for sustainable development, hand in hand with local partners.

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    Infrastructure with Japan

    Design Tomorrow, Infrastructure with Japan