How to succeed as a global innovation hub, Opinion News & Top Stories - The Straits Times
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"But funding may be the least of [Japan's] woes. In an era where open science is becoming a worldwide trend in scientific research, Japan may be missing out due to its deep-rooted country centrism which contrasts sharply with the openness of the top innovative economies, including Singapore....
Its Fifth Science and Technology Basic Plan in 2016 aims to make Japan the "most innovation-friendly country in the world".
The report acknowledges that Japanese science and technology has been "limited to our national borders and is thus unable to explore its full potential". It recommends key priorities such as the promotion of open science to better develop and secure intellectual professionals...."