SPIE Digital Library Get updates from SPIE Newsroom
  • Newsroom Home
  • Astronomy
  • Biomedical Optics & Medical Imaging
  • Defense & Security
  • Electronic Imaging & Signal Processing
  • Illumination & Displays
  • Lasers & Sources
  • Micro/Nano Lithography
  • Nanotechnology
  • Optical Design & Engineering
  • Optoelectronics & Communications
  • Remote Sensing
  • Sensing & Measurement
  • Solar & Alternative Energy
  • Sign up for Newsroom E-Alerts
SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing 2017 | Call for Papers

Journal of Medical Imaging | Learn more


Print PageEmail Page

Illumination & Displays

Japan's quest for innovative freedom

Japan is questioning whether its innovation system can serve it as well in the 21st century as in the 20th. There are doubts over whether Japan's $168 billion annual R&D budget is well spent. Reformers want an environment that is more entrepreneurial and less dominated by big companies.

Full story from Financial Times.