Produced in collaboration with the Embassy of Japan in the United States.
Japan, America and the Post-Corona Order
The world’s two most economically powerful democracies have a unique opportunity for joint leadership in the post-pandemic global arena.
How Japan Nailed the Science Behind Coronavirus
With highly dense cities, an elderly population and laws that make lockdowns impossible, Japan could have been extremely vulnerable to COVID-19. But fast, lucid scientific thinking, and a government that listened, have kept deaths and contagion relatively low.
Japan’s Leading Voices on COVID-19
With expertise ranging from big data to patient care, these are some of the key minds behind the country’s pandemic response.
World’s Fastest Supercomputer Cracking the COVID Code
Conducting around 442 quadrillion calculations per second, Fugaku was the world’s first supercomputer to be top-ranked in speed, data processing, deep learning with AI and practical simulation calculations.
Government as a Service
The Japanese government is embarking on a digital transformation aimed at streamlining administrative procedures and providing round-the-clock services to citizens.
Society 5.0: Japan’s Roadmap for the Future
When it comes to technology, Japan’s government is no passive bystander. Its vision for Society 5.0 encourages innovation for a more sustainable, inclusive and human-centered future.
Why Japan’s Open Technology Stands to Revolutionize 5G
Increasing concerns over 5G supply chain risk have given new impetus to Japan’s open approach to next-generation mobile networks.
Voices from the Cutting Edge
Japanese companies have long been leaders in innovation and technology. Inspired by the government’s vision for a more connected, sustainable and inclusive world, they are creating the tools and infrastructure to support that future. With world-class technology in areas like robotics, artificial intelligence and 5G, they are poised to make global waves in the years to come.