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Innovation
in Societal
Structures

  • FINTECH / FINANCE
  • MOBILITY
  • SMART CITY
  • HEALTHCARE
  • AND MORE
  • OPEN DATA

We promote a society that is smarter and which innovates to raise productivity, problem solving across issues such as a decline in population.

FINTECH/FINANCE

FINTECH / FINANCE

  • Improve productivity in finance and commercial transaction area by utilizing new technologies to provide more stable and efficient financial services.
  • Install open API (Application Programming Interface) systems in more than 80 banks by 2020 to further drive innovation

    *API is a software interface within which an application and other operations provide separate applications with a common function.

  • Achieve a 40% cashless payment rate by 2025

MOBILITY

MOBILITY

  • Starting with mountainous regions, introduce drone delivery services to include urban regions by the 2020s
  • Introduce remote control transportation services with the aim of making them commercial by 2020

    *Road tests ongoing in the capital and in rural areas

  • Truck platooning without drivers in the follower trucks: a mass transportation solution to address the shortage of truck drivers (commercialization by 2022)
  • City planning will include new mobility options so that model cities incorporate autonomous driving, shopping support and MaaS (Mobility as a Service) from the start
  • Promote open data for public transport to improve information sharing by diverse content providers via Apps

SMART CITY

SMART CITY

  • National and city governments to join forces to encourage municipalities and local businesses to embark on smart-city model projects
  • Integrate town-planning with new mobility services and private data capacities to develop the “Compact · Plus · Network,” ensuring that urban areas have efficient and clean transport that meets aging population needs
  • Collaborate with international partners to discuss new architectures for sustainable urban development

NEXT-GENERATION INFRASTRUCTURE

  • Use robotics and sensors to repair and improve productivity of infrastructure, and cut costs
  • Introduce data-driven operations to improve precision of construction, renewal and maintenance processes

PPP & PFI

  • Bring in private business to boost public utilities as part of transformation into Smart City
  • Consider ways to leverage private initiative at utilities to generate long-term revenue and better cost-performance

HEALTHCARE

HEALTHCARE

  • Promote self-managed healthcare and regular checkups via utilization of their health data starting in FY 2020
  • Enhance remote medical care services and combine them with face-to-face examinations (enabled in part due to a FY2018 revision of medical service fees)
  • Use AI and robots at long-term care facilities to maintain/improve users’ quality of life and reduce burden on caregivers
  • Introduce the world's fastest approval process for regenerative medicine and grow Japan's market for the same to 26 trillion yen by 2020
  • Nominate specific geographies as hubs for cardiac, neurologic and ophthalmic treatment
  • Create a faster R&D process to motivate innovation in pharmaceuticals and medical devices
flagAchievements
  • Rapid development in advanced heart failure treatments such as myoblast cell-sheet transplants
  • World’s first successful iPS origin retinal cell transplant operation for age-related macular degeneration

AND MORE

AND MORE

DIGITAL GOVERNMENTDIGITAL GOVERNMENT

  • Change administration by making all services and procedures digital
    • Eliminate attachments required in various procedures, and modernize personal identification procedures

SMART AGRICULTURESMART AGRICULTURE

  • Agriculture, forestry and fisheries of tomorrow means utilizing robots, big data analysis and AI to help farmers integrate into the modern supply chain from production site to retail at minimal cost.

NATIONWIDE 5G, LOCAL 5GNATIONWIDE 5G, LOCAL 5G

  • Start commercial 5G* services across the country in 2020 to cope with increasing data volumes, while ensuring cyber security
    • Government to support the development of mobile phone base stations or superfast optical fiber bases in commercially challenging areas.

      *5th Generation Mobile Communications System

  • Promote and support business models that go beyond traditional services in various fields, especially by taking advantage of local 5G systems

OPEN DATA

  • Open up government data to promote innovative products and services, particularly in eight selected areas that include healthcare, agriculture, energy and mobility
  • Provide open access to geospatial information to promote new business ideas (the G-Spatial Society initiative)

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Innovation
in Societal
Structures

  • FINTECH / FINANCE
  • MOBILITY
  • SMART CITY
  • HEALTHCARE
  • AND MORE
  • OPEN DATA

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