Think tank

Institute of Applied Energy


Tokyo, Japan

IAE is a research institute for energy issues, established as a juridical foundation under the auspices of leading energy-related corporations and the former Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI). Its five major activities are: to collect and process information on energy issues in Japan and other countries; to review and analyze energy issues from technological viewpoints; to provide information capable of serving as a basis for policy planning and decision making in both the public and private sectors; to study and evaluate various future energy systems and energy-related research and development; and to encourage close communication among government, private and public organizations, and research institutions through the exchange of information and opinions.

Contact details


1-14-2 Nishi-Shimbashi, Minato-ku , Tokyo 105-0003


Eastern Asia

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Operating languages
English , Japanese

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Year founded
Age (years)
Institute of Applied Energy
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Founded by
Founders: Ministry of International Trade and Industry
Founder gender: Other/Not applicable
Leader(s) (2019): Ryoichi Shirato
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
Institute of Applied Energy
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Data notes

Last updated: 01/04/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: NIRA Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s website
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