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This document is an English translation of the corresponding Japanese core content text (excluding figures and tables) compiled by the Core Curriculum Editorial Committee.
The secretariat of the Committee, the SciREX Center of National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies contracted the translation out to professional translators.
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  • 0. Introduction
    • 0.1 What is science in a transforming society? What is technology? What is innovation? First Published August 28, 2018 Final Updated July 20, 2021
    • 0.2 What is Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Policy? First Published August 28, 2018 Final Updated November 5, 2019
    • 0.3 Evidence in policy-making and the “science of science, technology, and innovation policy” First Published August 28, 2018 Final Updated October 20, 2021
  • 1. Dynamics of Science, Technology, and Innovation
    • 1.0 What is Innovation?
      • 1.0.1 What is Innovation? First Published August 28, 2018 Final Updated July 28, 2021
      • 1.0.2 Modeling the innovation process First Published August 28, 2018 Final Updated July 14, 2021
      • 1.0.3 Viewing the innovation process as a system First Published August 28, 2018 Final Updated July 14, 2021
    • 1.1 Role of Universities in Knowledge Creation and Knowledge Transfer
    • 1.2 Innovation and Firms
      • 1.2.1 Innovation and the rise and fall of firms First Published August 28, 2018 Final Updated April 25, 2019
      • 1.2.2 Types of innovation First Published August 28, 2018 Final Updated April 25, 2019
      • 1.2.3 Why is it so difficult for incumbent companies to respond to innovation? First Published August 28, 2018 Final Updated April 25, 2019
      • 1.2.4 Changing views of innovation First Published August 28, 2018 Final Updated April 25, 2019
      • 1.2.5 Technology strategy for innovation First Published August 28, 2018 Final Updated April 25, 2019
    • 1.3 Impact of regulations on innovation First Published August 28, 2018 Final Updated April 25, 2019
    • 1.4 Human Resources for Science, Technology, and Innovation First Published December 26, 2022 Final Updated December 26, 2022
    • 1.5 Dynamism of new innovations
  • 2. STI Policy-making Process and its Governance
    • 2.0 What is STI policy?
      • 2.0.1 Introduction First Published August 28, 2018 Final Updated April 25, 2019
      • 2.0.2 STI policy targets and instruments First Published August 28, 2018 Final Updated July 2, 2020
      • 2.0.3 Legitimacy of science, technology and innovation policy First Published August 28, 2018 Final Updated April 25, 2019
    • 2.1 STI governance
      • 2.1.1 STI governance structure First Published August 28, 2018 Final Updated July 25, 2021
      • 2.1.2 The STI policy process First Published August 28, 2018 Final Updated July 27, 2021
    • 2.2 Approaches and Tools for STI Governance
      • 2.2.1 Decision-making approaches, tools, and evidence in STI governance First Published August 28, 2018 Final Updated July 27, 2021
      • 2.2.2 Scientific advice First Published August 28, 2018 Final Updated June 16, 2020
      • 2.2.3 Regulatory science First Published August 28, 2018 Final Updated July 15, 2021
      • 2.2.4 STI policy evaluation and feedback First Published August 28, 2018 Final Updated July 2, 2021
    • 2.3 Governance of inter-actor relationships in STI policy implementation First Published August 28, 2018 Final Updated April 25, 2019
  • 3. STI and Society
    • 3.1 Research Community and STI
    • 3.2 Interaction of Society and STI
      • 3.2.1 Science communication: An overview of policy development and academic research First Published August 28, 2018 Final Updated April 25, 2019
      • 3.2.2 Creating spaces for the research community and citizens to interact First Published August 28, 2018 Final Updated April 25, 2019
      • 3.2.3 Risk communication: How to share and overcome the negative aspects of risk First Published August 28, 2018 Final Updated May 7, 2019
    • 3.3 Impact and Implementation of STI on Society
  • 4. Socio-economic Impact Assessment of STI Policies
  • 5. History and Overseas Information of STI Policy
    • 5.1 A History of innovation First Published August 28, 2018 Final Updated July 12, 2021
    • 5.2 A History of STI policy in Japan First Published August 28, 2018 Final Updated August 10, 2021
    • 5.3 A History of US STI policy First Published August 28, 2018 Final Updated August 10, 2021
    • 5.4 Overview of STI Policies in Major Overseas Countries(No English version available) First Published August 28, 2018 Final Updated September 9, 2021