Professor and Director, Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Program, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) / Deputy Director General, Center for Research and Development Strategy (CRDS), Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)
Tateo Arimoto is currently a Professor on the Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Program at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) and also Deputy Director-General at the Center for Research and Development Strategy (CRDS) in the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST). He has played an active role in policy making in the area of science and technology in Japan. He previously served as Executive Research Fellow in the Economic and Social Research Institute of the Cabinet office. He also held the position of Director General of Science & Technology in the Policy Bureau of the Ministry of Education and Science. In his current roles, Mr. Arimoto is overseeing ambitious efforts to foster innovation to address social challenges in the globally connected world.
He has published several books and numerous papers in quality journals and given many guest lectures. His books and papers include “Science and Technology Policy”(T. Arimoto, in ‘Have Japanese Firms Changed’, Palgrave Macmillan, 2011) and “Rebuilding Public Trust in Science for Policy Making”(T. Arimoto and Y. Sato, in ‘Science’, vol.337, pp1176-1177, 2012)