Ryuichi Maruyama has been a fellow at the Center for Research and Development Strategy at Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST-CRDS) since 2020. His current focus is on academia-industry collaboration and STI for SDGs. He holds a master’s degree in engineering from Tokyo Institute of Technology.


This article reviews Japan’s efforts to attain the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and discusses the future in science, technology and innovation (STI) to achieve the SDGs at global, regional, national, and local levels.