Think tank

Institute for Future Technology

IFTECH

Tokyo, Japan

IFTECH is a nonprofit corporation that promotes research not only on issues concerning science and technology, but also on interdisciplinary issues related to society and the economy. The institute maintains a neutral position and is widely respected within the field of future technological research in Japan. The activities of the institute focus on discerning trends in science and technology, and changes and future problem areas in society and in the economy. It plans and proposes solutions to such issues as optimal R&D systems, product development methods and the appropriate uses of technology. The institute will continue to develop its activities so that the fruits of natural scientific and technological development will be of benefit.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.ifeng.or.jp/english/

Address:
Tomiokabashi Bldg. 4th Floor, 2-6-11 Fukagawa Koto-ku, Tokyo 135-8473 Japan

Country:
Japan

Sub-region:
Eastern Asia

Areas of focus

Topics of research
Geographics of focus
Japan
Operating languages
English , Japanese

Organisation details

Business model
For profit , Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1971
Age (years)
Institute for Future Technology
 50
Japan average
 37
Global average
 30
Founded by
Founders: Mr. Koji Kobayashi and Mr. Daigoro Yasukawa
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Hirasawa Pass
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): N/A Leader(s) (2019): Ryo Hirasawa
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
Institute for Future Technology
 29
Japan average
 188
Global average
 121
% Female staff
2019
Institute for Future Technology
 10%
Japan average
 15%
Global average
 43%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Institute for Future Technology
 3
Japan average
 20
Global average
 33
2019
Institute for Future Technology
 2

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Imported
Data sources consulted: NIRA Think Tank Directory
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