It is indeed crucial that all stakeholders from government, universities, research agencies and institutes, NGOs and private sectors, etc. take transformative steps in a holistic manner toward STI for SDGs. As Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) promotes not only the research and development (R&D) but also plans R&D strategies as well as enhance science communication, science education and open data, we are taking inclusive initiatives nationally and internationally for achieving the SDGs.
SUCCESS program, we are aiming to contribute to nationally and internationally for achieving the SDGs, through our investment and hands-on to start-up companies. These companies are trying to put their products and services which are based on from JST-funded R&Ds into practical application.