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NISTEP TEITEN Survey (The Comprehensive Survey on the State of Science and Technology) is a continuous opinion survey which aims at comprehensively understanding the state of science, technology and innovation creation in Japan, including aspects that are difficult to grasp by quantitative indicators. It is unique in that the same respondents (more than 2,000 people) are continuously surveyed each year by a fixed questionnaire to enable measuring trends.

The report discusses following themes: “1. Research personnel,” “2. Research environment,” “3. Research activities and support,” “4. Industry-academia-government collaboration and the local community,” “5. University functional expansion and strategic management,” and “6. Science, technology, innovation, and society.

Please follow the link below for the details:

  • Link to the report
  •  The NISTEP Dictionary of Names of Universities and Public Organizations contains basic information of organizations in Japan that are engaged in R&D. Although the main subjects are higher education institutions (universities, inter-university research institutes, junior colleges, and technical colleges) and public research institutions (e.g., national organizations, national research and development institutes), organizations of local governments, private companies, non-profit organizations and other organizations are also included as much as possible.
     The Japanese version of this Dictionary was publicized in December 2012 at first and thereafter has been revised about once a year. The English version has also revised since its release in January 2021. Now, it is updated to “The NISTEP Dictionary of Names of Universities and Public Organizations ver.2022.2_E.”
     In this version in English, 15,619 primary organizations and 4,625 subsidiary organizations are recorded. This dictionary will serve you as a useful information source for grasping and analyzing the actual state of R&D in Japan as well as evaluating its performance at the organization level and at the sector level.