・Client;Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry, Industrial Science and Technology Policy and Environment Bureau
・Project term;September to December 2016
・Location: Tokyo, Yoshino, Chengdu (China)
・Research theme:The state of society and individuals' thoughts and behavior patterns as they relate to aging
・Research content and subjects:Interviews with a total of 170 individuals were conducted utilizing a variety of formats, such as interviews with specialists; 90-180 minute in-depth interviews; group interviews; ad-hoc interviews (improvised in a variety of environments, encompassing the research theme); and more.
This project was launched as part of an initiative to make Japan a role model for the world in problem-solving. In addition, beyond the scope of this project, this report is available to the public via a Creative Commons license (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0), with the desire that the content of the research contribute to the enrichment of public understanding of the elderly. The Implementation Guide, which collects knowledge of design research, and photos of the research process (161 total) will also be available to the public.
上記の文書・写真は、クリエイティブ・コモンズ・ライセンス（CC BY-NC-SA 4.0*）を付与し一般公開します。
*Transformation images, figures, and content are published under a Creative Commons, Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
*his document differs from "The 2016 Industrial Science and Technology Survey Project (A Survey of the Creation of Business Models Originating in Social Issues and Technology Seeds)" commissioned by the Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry.
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*This document differs from "The 2016 Industrial Science and Technology Survey Project (A Survey of the Creation of Business Models Originating in Social Issues and Technology Seeds)" commissioned by the Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry.
Research team member overview
Design research professional Jan Chipchase served as lead on the research team. The project members included not only specialists on the research theme but also individuals from a variety of backgrounds, including business and college academia. Assembling such a diverse team ensured that the content of the research was not subject to any particular bias. Members were flexible in fulfilling a number of different roles and participated in the project on equal terms.
• Studio D｜Jan Chipchase, Venetia Tay
• Loftwork ｜Chiaki Hayashi, Mami Jinno, Minori Kuwabara, Shinya Kunihiro, Aki Kanawa
• University partners｜Keio University SDM： Naohiko Kotake, Kaori Aizaki, Teruyoshi Sumiya, /Keio University SFC： Takeshi Sasaki
• Business partners｜NEC (Nippon Electric Company): Tsunehisa Kawamata, Eiji Hirao, Yumi Yano / Panasonic: Takayuki Fukui