Mitsui & Co. Global Strategic Studies Institute

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Jul. 10, 2024

Business Opportunities in Conservation and Restoration for Freshwater Sustainability — From Elemental Technologies to the Creation of New Businesses across Industry Boundaries —

Jun. 26, 2024

Seaweed Monitoring Technologies Gaining Importance amid Growing Interest in Blue Carbon — Also Contributing to Smarter Seaweed Farming —

Jun. 24, 2024

What Is Logistics and Marketing Integration? ― The Direction That the Sustainable Distribution Industry Should Lead to ―

May 24, 2024

Exploring the Healthcare Strategy of Supermarket Operators — Future Prospects Based on the Latest Trends in the US, UK, And Japan —

May 21, 2024

Impact of Technological Advancements and Social Change on Intellectual Property Rights — Need for a Comprehensive Perspective That Strikes a Good Balance between Law and Emotion—

May 17, 2024

Development and Use of High-Entropy Materials — Entering an Era of New Functional Materials Composed of Multiple Elements —

Apr. 15, 2024

Precision Fermentation The Next-Generation Food Production Technology ― Industry Collaboration Accelerating Market Development —

Mar. 18, 2024

Technologies to Watch in 2024 : Ingredient Informatics and Intellectual Property Report

Mar. 18, 2024

Technologies to Watch in 2024 : Enhanced Efficiency Fertilizers and Intellectual Property Report

Mar. 18, 2024

Technologies to Watch in 2024 : 3D sensing and Intellectual Property Report

Mar. 18, 2024

Technologies to Watch in 2024 : Scale-Up of Microwave Reactors and Intellectual Property Report

Feb. 22, 2024

Mechanisms of Marine CO2 Absorption and CDR Technologies ― Potential Solutions for Climate Change and Biodiversity ―

Jan. 5, 2024

Latest Trends in Personalized Healthcare (PHC) in the US and beyond ― Incorporating PHC into Community Healthcare and Understanding Consumer Perspectives Are Vital ―


Dec. 6, 2023

Seaweed: A High-Profile Material for Decarbonization — Signs of Supply Chain Transformation —

Sep. 19, 2023

Lithium Manganese Iron Phosphate (LMFP) Batteries Receiving Renewed Attention in China― Expected to Be Installed Mainly in Middle-Class EVs ―

Aug. 24, 2023

Reevaluation of Nuclear Power Begins around the World — Prospects for New Nuclear Reactors under Development —

Aug. 7, 2023

An Encouragement of Water and Land Sustainability Assessment — Next Set of Corporate Actions Required, Following the Calculation of GHG Emissions —

Jul. 14, 2023

Innovation in the US Energy Sector as Seen through ARPA-E — Public–Private Collaboration for High-Risk, High-Impact Outcomes —

Jul. 11, 2023

Creation and Development of Human Resources in the Era of AI — Implications for Japan from Domestic and International Examples —

May 26, 2023

Innovation Trends in ASEAN ― Leading Companies and Growth Areas as Deciphered from Patent Applications ―

Mar. 20, 2023

Technologies to Watch in 2023


Dec. 12, 2022

Reducing the Environmental Impact of Chemical Fertilizers Is Increasingly Important for Sustainable Agriculture — It Is Also Spurring on the Creation of New Business —

Oct. 11, 2022

New Fields of Technology and Application Pioneered by Synthetic Biology — The History of Microbial Fermentation in Japan and the Potential of Creating New Industries Based on That Expertise —

Sep. 21, 2022

Geopolymer Technology and Prospects — Low-CO₂ Concrete That Does Not Use Cement —

Jul. 20, 2022

China’s Na-Ion Battery Industry Rushing to Mass Production Stage — Making Preemptive Moves to Gain the Upper Hand in Global Competition —

Jun. 16, 2022

Resilient Products Made Possible by Chemical Gels — From Diapers and Cosmetics to Paints, Batteries, and Robots —

May 11, 2022

Global Situations and Challenges by Tech Giants in Entering the Primary Health Care Sector — Providing New Values Including “Virtual Healthcare Ecosystem” from Consumers’ Perspective —

Apr. 6, 2022

Technologies to Watch in 2022


Oct. 14, 2021

Biologicals Hold Promise for Sustainable Agriculture– Biotechnology Enables Development of Alternatives to Pesticides and Chemical Fertilizers–

Sep. 14, 2021

A New Ecosystem for the Manufacturing Industry Presented by the Circular Economy — LCA Is a Key to Its Formation —

Sep. 14, 2021

The Future Prospects of CCU Technology Revealed by Patent Analysis – Noteworthy Technologies and Companies Contributing to Decarbonization –

Jul. 13, 2021

Commercialization of Floating Offshore Wind Power Speeds up in Europe – Expectations Are Also High in Japan, Which Aspires To Deploy up to 45 GW of Offshore Wind Power by 2040 –

Jun. 15, 2021

Initiative Toward Bolstering Electric Power System Resilience — Stepping up Distribution Voltage from 100V to 230V in Japan —

May 18, 2021

Controlled Environment Agriculture Capturing Growing Interest — The Accelerating Expansion of Urban Agriculture —

May 18, 2021

Trends in Last Mile Delivery ― Pandemic-driven Growth in E-commerce Market Reveals the Future Landscape of the Delivery Business ―

Apr. 15, 2021

Increasing Intellectual Property Risks Accompanying Open Innovation and Measures Required for Businesses —Case Study of the “Self-Checkout Lawsuit”—

Mar. 16, 2021

Advancement of Digitalization in Cancer Treatment ― Physician Practice Management Companies Spearheading Technology Introduction and Data Utilization ―

Mar. 16, 2021

New Digital Financial Services Offer the Prospect of High Customer Retention – Expectations for the Growing Trend of “Embedded Finance” –

Feb. 18, 2021

Air Conditioning Market Focus Shifts to Air Quality —The Current Status and Future Potential of Japanese Companies—

Feb. 18, 2021

Thermal Energy Storage Developing for a Decarbonized Society

Jan. 28, 2021

Technologies to Watch in 2021

Jan. 14, 2021

Employing Patent Analysis to Identify Promising Technology Venture Companies


Dec. 10, 2020

How “Horizon Europe” Could Possibly Leverege Your Business —History and Overview of EU Research and Innovation Support Policy—

Nov. 10, 2020

The Dawn of the CRISPR-Free Genome Editing Era —The Development of Genome Editing Technology—

Nov. 10, 2020

Cultured Meat Production Technology: Challenges and Future Development

Sep. 15, 2020

Initiatives to Motivate People Towards Wellness -Prospects of Incorporating Behavioral Science and Technology to Expand the Health Promotion/Disease Prevention Market-

Aug. 13, 2020

Wave of Reorganization Shaking Up Autonomous Driving Industry -Non-Contact Needs Point to New Development-

Jul. 14, 2020

Marine-Degradable Plastics Progressing for Popularization Under New International Standards

Jun. 16, 2020

A Sea Change for Plastic Resource Recycling —Trends and Challenges amid the Growing Demand for Recycled Plastics—

Jun. 16, 2020

Brick-and-Mortar Retailers’ Survival Strategies amid the COVID-19 Crisis

May 21, 2020

Lectins and Exosomes —Heralding a Paradigm Shift in Medicine and Drug Discovery—

Mar. 17, 2020

Business Method Patents Evolving Along with ICT —The Effectiveness of Business Protection and the Resulting Benefits—

Feb. 18, 2020

Consideration of a Sustainable Cell and Gene Therapy Ecosystem —The Case of CAR-T Cell Therapy—

Feb. 18, 2020

The Potential of the Shenzhen Healthcare Industry

Jan. 30, 2020

Technologies to Watch in 2020


Dec. 12, 2019

Continuous Manufacturing Development in Pharmaceutical and Fine Chemicals Industries

Nov. 21, 2019

Seed Business as a Promising New Field in Changing Food Supply Chain

Sep. 10, 2019

Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships:Development Trends and Prospects — How Digitalization Drivies Changes in Maritime Industry—

Jul. 16, 2019

Addressing Dementia: the Roles Played by Businesses

Jun. 18, 2019

The US Long-Haul Trucking Industry in Need of Transformation to Address Driver Shortage

Jun. 18, 2019

Development trends and prospects for eVTOL: a new mode of air mobility

May 24, 2019

“Plastic-free” Regulations Promoted by the EU and Business Opportunities for Japanese Companies

May 21, 2019

China's NEV Industry: Changing Business Environment Expected to Bring Business Opportunities along with Challenges

Mar. 25, 2019

Development Potential of Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles in China

Feb. 18, 2019

Comparing Pursuits of 100% Renewable Energy by Germany and California, and Future of Power System

Jan. 28, 2019

Technologies to Watch in 2019