Minister for Economic Security Kobayashi has announced his intention to establish an institution to conduct research and research in order to select cutting-edge technologies that will be important to Japan from the perspective of economic security by the next fiscal year.

Regarding advanced technologies such as AI = artificial intelligence and quantum technology, each country such as China and the United States is conducting research and development nationwide, and the Japanese government is also conducting research and analysis to select technologies that should be focused on development. Is proceeding.



In connection with this, Minister for Economic Security Kobayashi said at a press conference after the Cabinet meeting on the 30th, "It is very difficult to determine in which field Japan will compete in terms of economic security. I'm not sure if I can keep it in 5 to 10 years, but I have to make an effort to identify the technology that is likely to sprout. "



After that, he clarified the idea of ​​establishing an institution to conduct research and research in order to select advanced technology that will be important for Japan from the viewpoint of economic security by the next fiscal year.



Through this institution, we will grasp research trends in Japan and overseas, and invest the national budget as Japan to narrow down the technologies that should be developed with priority.

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