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Japan to set up advanced-tech fund with eye on economic security

Investments to target AI, biotech and robotics, reflecting PM Kishida's pledge

The government-backed fund will invest in artificial intelligence and quantum technology, biotechnology and robotics.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Japan will establish a 100 billion yen ($875 million) fund to help accelerate research and development of advanced technologies and enhance economic security, Nikkei has learned.

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