Some of the features are: AMEDs budget may increase by 20 % and include a new program on „brain and mental health“. METI plans for a big-budget „Medical Device and System R & D Project to Realize Future Medical Care“. In response to the microplastic problem, the Ministry of the Environment will promote biomass plastic. The article by Nikkei Biotech offers many more details.

Nikkei Biotech news release, September 24, 2018