DSIP initiatives in Japan

SPIAS (SciREX Policymaking Intelligent Assistance System)

Year: 2016

Owners: the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), National Institute of Science and Technology policy (NISTEP), National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)

Status: in progress (beta version)

Types of data: research workforce, research funding, publications, patents, press release, scientific network

Functions: 

- to visualize researcher’s activity
- to analyze the relationship between input (funding), output (paper, patent), and outcome (press release)

SciREX

Year: 2011

Owners: the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), National Institute of Science and Technology policy (NISTEP)

Status: partly operational

Types of data: research workforce, research funding, publications, citations, patents, research organisations, joint research

Functions: 

- to maintain and to analyse data related to universities, PRI’s and BE’s
- to deliver high quality micro-data analysis
- to connect the inputs and outcomes of research
 
Link: SciREX

e-Rad

Year: 2008

Owner: the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)

Status: partly operational

Types of data: projects, researchers, research outputs, organisations

Functions: 

- to make documents related to R&D management online
- to issue researchers a research number and guarantee uniqueness
- to eliminate unreasonable overlapping of the projects and excessive concentration of resources
- to provide research information for the Council for Science ,Technology and Innovation (CSTI)
 
Link: e-Rad

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