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Japan: a technological giant at ANDICOM 2024

Embark on a journey of innovation with Japan at ANDICOM 2024, Cartagena.

A door to a world of cutting-edge technology where ancient tradition merges with the future. Discover how leading Japanese technology companies are revolutionizing industries and opening endless possibilities for the economic development of Colombia and Latin America.

Artificial intelligence (AI)

Japan invests in AI research and development in machine learning, natural language processing, and computer vision.


Japan is a world leader in robotics and is investing in developing more advanced and collaborative robots.


Japan invests in biotechnology research and development in areas such as personalized medicine, agriculture, and new materials.

Information and communication technologies (ICT)

Japan is investing in the development of new ICTs, such as 5G and the Internet of Things.


Japan is investing in research and development of new energy technologies, such as renewable and nuclear fusion.

Space science

Japan has a strong space agency that invests in space exploration and the development of new space technologies.

Marine sciences

Japan is an island country that is investing in marine science research and development to improve its understanding of the ocean and its sustainable use.

Advanced manufacturing

Japan is investing in research and development of advanced manufacturing technologies to improve the competitiveness of its manufacturing industry.

Japan and its economic boost

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-According to the World Bank, Japan has the third-largest GDP in the world, worth USD $5.08 billion in 2023.

– Japan invests in R&D, spending 3.2% of GDP in 2023, above the OECD average of 2.4%.

– The Japanese government aims to increase investment in R&D to 4% of GDP by 2030, which means going from $100 billion today to $220 billion in 6 years.

– According to the World Economic Forum, Japan ranks 19th in the 2023 Human Capital Index, reflecting a high educational level in the population.

– According to JETRO (Japan External Trade Organization), 2023 technology exports from Japan to Latin America reached USD $25 billion.

– According to the Japanese Ministry of Economy, exports from the Japanese technology industry were worth US$500 billion in 2023. The Japanese technology industry was valued at US$1.2 billion in the same year.

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