Three Initiatives Based on NEDO's Fourth Five-Year Plan
NEDO's Fourth Five-Year Plan covers the plans NEDO is executing from FY2018 to FY2022. The plan's aim is to maximize the results of research and development. It strengthens management of technology development from strategy formulation to societal implementation and also promotes challenging research and development, accelerates open innovation, and fosters research and development-oriented ventures.
Mid- to long-term problem solving and capitalizing on Japan’s strengths
1. Managing Technological Development to Utilize the Results in Society
NEDO support draws on a wealth of knowledge
NEDO enters into agreements with institutions in various countries and actively supports international development.
NEDO aims to establish international standards that will help promote practical application of developed technologies. It also provides support to research teams participating in projects for consensus building regarding intellectual property. This promotes practical application and global market acquisition.
NEDO organizes committees on project adoption, evaluation, technology, and other issues as needed by making use of its network of outside specialists and experts from industry and science.
NEDO also considers establishing new authentication and evaluation methods,and revising systems to support technology development and social implementation in collaboration with related agencies. This allows unprecedented technologies and revolutionary results to be utilized by society.
NEDO holds press conferences and meetings to publicize and disseminate the results of technology development in an easy-to-understand form. It works hard to publicize results using a variety of approaches such as opening databases to the public.
NEDO supports activities that lead to business so as to accelerate commercialization of research and development results. This includes using exhibitions inside and outside of Japan to cultivate new needs and provide users with product samples.
Last Updated : October 20, 2022