AKAIKE Shinichi. Ph. D(Senior Fellow)

Title Senior Fellow
National Institute of Science and Technology Policy (NISTEP)
Shinichi Akaike
Name AKAIKE Shinichi. Ph.D
Business and research Career 1992 Joined the Science and Technology Agency and experienced various positions
2001 Deputy Director, International Affairs Division, Science and Technology Policy
  Bureau, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)
2002 First Secretary (Science Attaché), Embassy of Japan in Sweden
2005 Deputy-Director, Atomic Energy Division, Science and Technology Policy
   Bureau,Cabinet Office
2008 Director, International Exchange Promotion, Science and Technology Policy
   Bureau, MEXT
2009 Fellow and Assistant to Deputy Director-General, Center for Research and
   Development Strategy (CRDS), Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)
2011 Professor, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University
2014 Senior Analyst, Planning and Evaluation Division, Science and Technology
   Policy Bureau, MEXT
2016 Director, Science and Technology Foresight Center, National Institute of
   Science and Technology Policy (NISTEP)
2018 Senior Fellow, NISTEP
Degrees 1990 Bachelor of Agriculture, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Tokyo
1992 Master of Arts and Sciences, Multi-Disciplinary Sciences, Graduate School of
   Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo
2000 Master of Science in Science and Technology Policy, Science Policy
   Research Unit (SPRU),University of Sussex
2008 Ph.D., Dept. of Industrial Engineering and Management, Graduate School of
   Decision Science and Technology, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Part time positions
  • Director, Science and Technology and Innovation, Cabinet Office
  • Science and Technology Policy Bureau, MEXT
  • Visiting Fellow, CRDS
  • Program Consultant, SciREX Center, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)
  • Research Interests
  • Foresight and Horizon-scanning
  • Science of science, technology and innovation policy
  • Socio-economic impacts of science, technology and innovation policy
  • Strategy making, resource allocation, and funding systems in public R&D
  • Science Diplomacy
  • Selection system of the Nobel Prizes and their laureates’ carrier development
  • Works (Peer reviewed papers)

    1. Kuribayashi, M., Hayashi, K., Akaike, S., A proposal of a new foresight platform considering of sustainable development goals, January 2018, Vol. 6, No. 1, Open Access, European Journal of Futures Research
    2. Watanabe, C., Akaike, S. and Shin, J., Adaptive Efficiency of Japan’s National Innovation System toward a Service Oriented Economy. Vol. 10 No. 1, 7-50, April 2010, Journal of Services Research
    3. Watanabe, C., Shin, J., Akaike, S. and Griffy-Brown, C., 2009, Learning and assimilation vs. M&A, Japan at crossroads. 31(3) 218-231, Technology in Society  
    4. Watanabe, C., Akaike, S. and Shin, J.,. Hybrid Management of Technology toward a Service-oriented Economy: Co-evolutionary Domestication by Fusing East and West. Vol. 9 No. 2, 7-50, October 2009, Journal of Services Research
    5. Miyawaki, O., Akaike, S., Yano, T., Ito, K., Saeki, Y., Adaptation of the hot-wire viscosity sensor to a flowing system using a shield of low thermal conductivity. Vol. 19, Isuue 4, 1993, p353-363, Journal of Food Engineering.

    (No peer reviewed papers)

    1. Akaike,S., 2009, “Joint Research to Resolve Global Issues.”, The Japan Journal  Vol. 5 No. 9 pp. 12-13