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FY2020 Budget (1.44 billion US dollars)

NEDO aims to address energy and global environmental problems and raise the level of industrial technology through integrated management of technological development. This ranges from the discovery of technology seeds to the promotion of mid- to long-term projects and support for practical application.

* As only an outline of NEDO's activities is given below, individual budget amounts do not add up to the total.

Individual Operational Activities

Energy Systems (512 million US dollars)

Areas of focus

  • System provision technology
  • Energy storage technology such as batteries
  • Technology related to hydrogen production, storage, transport, and use
  • Renewable energy technology

Energy Conservation and Environment (395 million US dollars)

Areas of focus

  • Technology to harness unutilized thermal energy
  • Environmentally-friendly production processes
  • Development of high-efficiency coal-fired power generation technology
  • CO2 capture, utilization and storage
  • Fluorocarbon recovery technology
  • 3R technology, including resource screening and metal refining technology
  • International demonstrations, Joint Crediting Mechanism activities, and others

Industrial Technology (409 million US dollars)

Areas of focus

  • Robot and AI technology
  • IoT, electronics, and information technology
  • Manufacturing technology
  • Materials and nanotechnology
  • Biotechnology

New Industry Creation and Discovery of Technology Seeds(60 million US dollars)

Areas of focus

  • Fostering technology-based startups
  • Promotion of open innovation

* In addition to the activities listed above, the following activities are being carried out using funding for Specified Proposal-Based Research and Development:

  • Moonshot Research and Development
  • Research and Development Project for Enhancement of the Bases for Post-5G Information and Communication Systems

Last Updated : July 31, 2019