Robotics, artificial intelligence, advanced electronics and chemicals are among the areas in which Japan is concerned about foreign efforts to obtain proprietary information. Photo: Bloomberg
Robotics, artificial intelligence, advanced electronics and chemicals are among the areas in which Japan is concerned about foreign efforts to obtain proprietary information. Photo: Bloomberg
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China and North Korea: the reasons for Japan’s tighter rules for access to tech at universities?

  • Tokyo plans to make overseas researchers dealing with sensitive technology divulge their funding sources, and more thoroughly vet students from abroad
  • It has not named which countries are being targeted by the regulations, but experts say there are concerns over data theft by Beijing and Pyongyang

Robotics, artificial intelligence, advanced electronics and chemicals are among the areas in which Japan is concerned about foreign efforts to obtain proprietary information. Photo: Bloomberg
Robotics, artificial intelligence, advanced electronics and chemicals are among the areas in which Japan is concerned about foreign efforts to obtain proprietary information. Photo: Bloomberg
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