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+STI Policy Articles Overseas (January 7-13, 2021) collected by CRDS

This page is for weekly articles collected by the Center for R&D Strategies (CRDS) whose mission is to monitor, examine, and analyze the trends of 'STI and Society' and the policies in Japan and overseas. Based on the analyses, CRDS comes up with problems to be solved and proposes the solution and strategies to the government. The following articles are expected to be of help to those involved in STI policymaking activities.


UK : GOV.UK
Rolls-Royce and UK Space Agency launch study into nuclear-powered space exploration

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/rolls-royce-and-uk-space-agency-launch-first-ever-study-into-nuclear-powered-space-exploration

UK : UKRI
Driverless technology leader Oxbotica strikes $47 million deal

https://www.ukri.org/news/driverless-technology-leader-oxbotica-strikes-47-million-deal/

USA : EPA
EPA Publishes 2019 Annual Toxics Release Inventory

https://www.epa.gov/newsreleases/epa-publishes-2019-annual-toxics-release-inventory

Germany : BMBF
Für eine gute frühe MINT-Bildung in Deutschland - BMBF fördert das „Haus der kleinen Forscher" institutionell

https://www.bmbf.de/de/fuer-eine-gute-fruehe-mint-bildung-in-deutschland---bmbf-foerdert-das-haus-der-kleinen-13506.html 

USA : DOE
U.S. Department of Energy Delivers on Key Step Toward Tank Waste Treatment at Hanford

https://www.energy.gov/articles/us-department-energy-delivers-key-step-toward-tank-waste-treatment-hanford
 

USA : DARPA
DARPA Seeks Compact, Deployable Electron Accelerator

https://www.darpa.mil/news-events/2021-01-08
 

EU:European Commission
Wind and water provide most renewable electricity

https://ec.europa.eu/info/news/wind-and-water-provide-most-renewable-electricity-2021-jan-11_en

EU : European Commission
Expert panel approves the next DEMO design phase

https://ec.europa.eu/info/news/expert-panel-approves-next-demo-design-phase-2021-jan-13_en

USA : NASA
NASA, Government of Japan Formalize Gateway Partnership for Artemis Program

https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-government-of-japan-formalize-gateway-partnership-for-artemis-program

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