Patterns of Creativity in Japan Lessons from Successful Japanese Companies – A Resource

Interindustry Technological Fusion Index

The “interindustry technology fusion index” was developed by MITI to identify overlaps in research spending in various industries and product areas.

This helps to identify candidates for ‘technology fusion’.

Source: Tatsuno, S. (1990). Created in Japan: from imitators to world-class innovators.