|Author Name||TAMURA Suguru (Senior Fellow, RIETI)|
|Creation Date/NO.||August 2021 21-P-015|
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This study considers the standardization activities of business entities and other institutions in Japan for 2019. Through a survey, it examines their standardization activities while focusing on organizational characteristics and factors influencing knowledge creation. The survey covers (1) whether or not the institutions conduct standardization activities, as well as their (2) interest in standardization in advanced technology fields, (3) knowledge sources for standardization activities, (4) organizational design for standardization activities, and (5) management system of technical information in standardization activities. Moreover, in the field of advanced technology (artificial intelligence and quantum computing), the survey examines essential items (performance evaluation methods, data formats, ethical aspects, and others) that may need to be standardized.