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Manufacturing Policies

Manufacturing Policies

This section presents a selection of key manufacturing policy documents in selected nations and regions

These documents fall primarily under the following three categories:

  • Studies that focus on manufacturing with a view to informing policy. They are often commissioned by government and might provide policy recommendations. Includes influential commentary.
  • Official documents that contain policy announcements, including laws, official positioning documents.
  • Official documents outlining specific programme implementation strategies/operation guidelines.

 

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CountryTitleYearTypeAuthor
Germany Die neue Hightech-Strategie Innovationen für Deutschland [New High-tech Strategy - Innovations for Germany] 2014 National research strategy BMBF
Germany Innovationen für die Produktion, Dienstleistung und Arbeit von morgen [Innovations for the production, service and work of tomorrow] 2014 Programme strategy BMBF
Germany Industrie 4.0 - Smart Manufacturing for the Future 2014 Positioning document GTAI
Germany Germanys Leading-Edge Clusters 2014 Programme strategy BMBF
Germany Challenges for a Modern Industrial Policy 2014 Positioning statement BMBF
Germany Recommendations for implementing the strategic initiative INDUSTRIE 4.0 - Final report of the Industrie 4.0 Working Group 2013 Expert working group recommendations Industrie 4.0 Working Group
Germany Wohlstand durch Forschung [Prosperity through Research] 2013 National research strategy BMBF
Germany High-Tech Strategy 2020 for Germany 2010 National research strategy BMBF
Germany Produktionsforschung 2020 [Production Research 2020] (BMBF, 2010) 2010 Research Strategy (Expert Consultation) BMBF
Germany In focus: Germany as a competitive industrial nation. Building on strengths – Overcoming weaknesses – Securing the future  2010 Positioning document BMWi
Japan The 4th Science and Technology Basic Plan (FY2011-FY2015) 2010 National S&T strategy Cabinet Office
Japan The Industrial Structure Vision 2010 (Outline) 2010 Strategy document METI
Japan The Industrial Structure Vision 2010 (Summary) 2010 Strategy document METI
Japan Japan’s Manufacturing Industry 2010 Analysis document METI
Japan Current Status and Issues Facing Japanese Industries 2010 Analysis document METI
Japan The 3rd Science and Technology Basic Plan (FY2006-FY2010) 2006 National S&T strategy Cabinet Office
Japan The 2nd Science and Technology Basic Plan (FY2001-FY2005) 2001 National S&T strategy Cabinet Office
Japan The 1st Science and Technology Basic Plan (FY1996-FY2000) 1996 National S&T strategy Cabinet Office
Japan Vision of Economic Society: Utilizing the Strength of "Maturity" and "Diversification" from Price Competition to Value-Creation 2012 Expert evidence report METI
Japan Why do we need the “Industrial Structure Vision 2010” now? - Message to the Japanese people 2010 Minister's positioning message METI
Japan New Growth Strategy and The Industrial Structure Vision 2010 2010 Expert evidence report METI
Japan The Law on Special Measures for Industrial Revitalization and Innovation 2010 Law METI
Japan White Paper on Manufacturing Industries (Monodzukuri) 2014  2014 Cross-ministerial analysis document METI, MHLW, MEXT
Japan White Paper on Manufacturing Industries (Monodzukuri) 2013 2013 Cross-ministerial analysis document METI, MHLW, MEXT
Japan White Paper on Manufacturing Industries (Monodzukuri) 2012 2012 Cross-ministerial analysis document METI, MHLW, MEXT
Japan White Paper on Manufacturing Industries (Monodzukuri) 2011 2011 Cross-ministerial analysis document METI, MHLW, MEXT
Japan White Paper on Manufacturing Industries (Monodzukuri) 2010 2010 Cross-ministerial analysis document METI, MHLW, MEXT
Japan Challenges and Actions in Economic/Industrial Policies 2011 Policy and budget summary document METI
Japan FY2014 Key Points of Economic and Industrial Policies 2013 Policy and budget summary document METI
Japan 100 Actions to Launch Japan’s New Growth Strategy 2010 Policy and budget summary document METI
UK Smart Specialisation in England 2014 Strategy document BIS
UK Innovate UK delivery plan 2014 to 2015 2014 Strategy Implementation document TSB/Innovate UK
UK Industrial strategy: Government and industry in partnership 2014 Positioning document BIS
UK The future of manufacturing: A new era of opportunity and challenge for the UK 2013 Positioning document GO-Science
UK The future of manufacturing: a new era of opportunity and challenge for the UK - summary report 2013 Positioning document GO-Science
UK A landscape for the future of high value manufacturing in the UK 2012 Positioning document TSB/Innovate UK
UK Economics Paper No. 18: Industrial Strategy: UK Sector Analysis 2012 Sector analysis BIS
UK High Value Manufacturing Strategy 2012-15 2012 National strategy document TSB/Innovate UK
UK Government innovation and research strategy 2011 National strategy document BIS
UK Growth Review Framework for Advanced Manufacturing 2010 Government policy review BIS
UK Manufacturing in the UK: An economic analysis of the sector 2010 Sector analysis BIS
UK Manufacturing in the UK: Supplementary analysis 2010 Sector analysis BIS
UK The path to strong, sustainable and balanced growth 2010 Positioning document BIS
US Making Value for America: Embracing the Future of Manufacturing, Technology, and Work 2015 Expert analysis & recommendation document NAE
US Accelerating US Advanced Manufacturing 2014 Expert recommendation document PCAST
US Limited Affordable Low-Volume Manufacturing: Summary of a Workshop 2014 Workshop Report NAS
US National Network for Manufacturing Innovation: A Preliminary Design 2013 Strategy Implementation document NSTC, AMNPO
US 21st Century Manufacturing: The Role of the Manufacturing Extension Partnership Program 2013 National programme review NAS
US Strengthening American Manufacturing: The Role of the Manufacturing Extension Partnership: Summary of a Symposium 2013 Symposium Report NAS
US Novel Processes for Advanced Manufacturing: Summary of a Workshop 2013 Workshop Report NAS
US Rising to the Challenge: U.S. Innovation Policy for the Global Economy 2012 Positioning document NAS
US Capturing Domestic Competitive Advantage in Advanced Manufacturing 2012 Expert recommendation document PCAST
US A National Strategic Plan for Advanced Manufacturing 2012 National strategy document NSTC
US Ensuring American Leadership in Advanced Manufacturing 2011 Expert recommendation document PCAST
US A Strategy for American Innovation 2011 National strategy document NEC, CEA, OSTP
US A Framework for Revitalizing American Manufacturing 2009 Positioning document EOP