Suguru Tamura

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Suguru Tamura
Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry(RIETI)
Job title
Senior Fellow

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Sep 2012
Senior Fellow, RIETI (Tokyo)
Sep 2009
Aug 2012
Associate Professor, Waseda University, Faculty of Science and Engineering(Tokyo)
Council for Science and Technology Policy (CSTP) Cabinet Office
Apr 1993
Ministry of Economy,Trade and Industry (METI)

Published Papers

The dynamics and determinants of de jure standards: Evidence from the electronic and electrical engineering industries(Forth coming)
Suguru Tamura
Computer Standards&Interfaces (Elsevier)      Aug 2017   [Refereed]
The dynamics and determinants of de jure standards: Evidence from the electronic and electrical engineering industries
Suguru Tamura
   Aug 2014
Who Participates in the De Jure Standard Setting in Japan?
Suguru Tamura
AOKI Reiko,ARAI Yasuhiro,TAMURA Suguru
Influence of Industry on the de jure Standards Formation Process in Japan
Suguru TAMURA, Takuya OKANO
PICMET12(Portland International Center on Management of Engineering and Technology), Vancouver, Canada      Jul 2012   [Refereed]
Impact of IP Organization on IP Strategy in Chinese Firms:A Case Study of Huawei
Yiqing NIU,Sguru TAMURA
IAMOT 2012,Hsinchu Taiwan, March 2012      Mar 2012   [Refereed]
International Journal of Technology Management,Inderscience      2012   [Refereed]
Effects of R&D and Standardization on Corporate innovativeness in Japanese Electric Machine Industry
TAMURA, Suguru
IAMOT 2011 (International Conference for Management and Technology) Miami, USA      Apr 2011   [Refereed]
Correlation between Standardization and Innovation from the Viewpoint of Intellectual Property Activities: Electric Machine Industry and All Organizations in Japan
Tamura, Suguru
PICMET10(Portland International Center on Management of Engineering and Technology) Phuket,Thailand      Jul 2010   [Refereed]
Policy Action for Strategic International Standardization(in Japanese)
Suguru TAMURA and Hiroo MATSUDA
Journal of the Japan Society for Precision Engineering   74(1) 12-15   2008   [Refereed][Invited]
Kentaro Terashima, Suguru Tamura, Sea-Hoon Kim,§, Toshinobu Yoko
Journal of the American Ceramic Society (ISSN: 00027820)   80(11) 2903-2909   Nov 1997   [Refereed]
Policies and Problems of Recycling and Waste Disposal
Suguru Tamura
Digest of Japanese Industry & Technology(DIJIT), Japan Trade & Industry Publicity (NAID:AA10737456)   (NO.292)    1995
Policy and Issues for Recycling and Waste Treatment(リサイクル・廃棄物処理における施策・課題) in Japanese
田村 傑
「貿易と産業」      1995
Environmental Strategy of Parts Industries(素形材産業の環境戦略)(in Japanese)
田村 傑
「機械振興」   27(8)    Aug 1994
A first empirical analysis of JIS lifespan : Implications for the review system of de jure standards
Suguru Tamura
Synthesiology      Nov 2016   [Refereed]

Books etc

Asian Development Bank
Asian Development Bank   Jun 2014   ISBN:978-92-9254-540-6 (print)
A year of Discover Japan
Suguru Tamura
Jan 2014   
Significance of "Technology Standardization" under Science and Technology Policy Evaluation: On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the first meeting to establish the measurement of science and innovation activities
RIETI Column   Aug 2013   
Visiting the Old, Learning the New: The role of technical standards revisited—Taylorism and standardization
RIETI Column   Dec 2012   
Science and Technology Innovation and the Japanese Mind of Shu「守」, Ha「破」, and Ri「離」 under the New Science and Technology Basic Plan
Suguru Tamura
Waseda Opinion, Yomiuri Online   Feb 2011   

Conference Activities & Talks

Does Standardization Affect Science Linkage? Implications for Social Change an d Organizational Management: Evidence from Artificial Intelligence-related Technology
Suguru Tamura
AEA   Jan 2018   
Innovation and industrial technology policy of Japan [Invited]
Suguru Tamura
1st ADB-Asia Think Tank Development Forum, Asia Development Bank,Beijing   Oct 2013   
Evaluation and Measurement Method of Standardizaion activities in Organizaions(in Japanese)
Tamura Suguru
The Japan Society for Science Policy and Research Management(研究・技術計画学会) (in Tokyo) Hitotsubashi University   Oct 2012   
Influence of Standardizaion activities on Innovation (in Japanese)
Tamura Suguru
Japan Society for the Promotion of Machine Industry; Economic Research Institute   May 2012   
Quantitative Measurement of Standardization Activities in Organizations
Fourth International Workshop 'Evaluation of Echnology and Standards',(Center for Intergenerational Studies-RIETI), Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo   Apr 2012   

Teaching Experience


Research Grants & Projects

Waseda University: Research grant B
Project Year: 2012 - 2013    Investigator(s): Tamura Suguru
Waseda University: Research grant B
Project Year: 2011 - 2012    Investigator(s): Tamura Suguru
Project Year: 2010 - 2011    Investigator(s): TAMURA Suguru


Affiliated Fellow(NISTEP;National Institute of Science and Technology Policy)
Research Institute of Economy,Trade and Industry(RIETI) Consulting Fellow(12.2010-8.2012)