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.
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Founder gender: Other/Not applicable
Leader gender: Male