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ABOUT US

The Japan Forum for Innovation and Technology (JFIT) is a research center at UC San Diego that conducts research on Japan and its role in Asia and the world and provides educational programs and information and networking opportunities to global scholars, businesses and policymakers

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JFIT Team

Research

We conduct research on contemporary Japanese business, innovation, economy, politics, society, and health sciences in interdisciplinary and multifaceted approaches

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Programs

At a time of Japan business reinvention, with an increased need for global management skills, we provide individualized, short-term training and networking programs

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Japan Zoominar @ UC San Diego

We invite you to join our discussions at our weekly webinar series that brings together new insights, knowledge and opinions on current events in Japan

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News

Ulrike Schaede and Book

Ulrike Schaede breaks down in her new book how Japan’s new business architecture and corporate strategies have helped the country remain the third largest economy in the world

The Japanologist

Discover TheJapanologist.com, a blog that covers opinions, analysis and interpretation of current Japanese business, politics and society

Video call

Read our latest story "From West to East" where GPS alumni share their experiences living and working in Japan and the lasting impact that their time at the school has had on their lives

San Diego-Japan Newsflash

This e-newsletter is designed to keep you informed on news related to the U.S. and Japan in the areas of the management of science and technology, innovation, and business and policy strategy.

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