2020 年 14 巻 1 号 p. 7-15
“Society 5.0”, which is known as a new vision proposed by Japan's National Cabinet in 2016, is not only the science and technology-led policy but also the composition of the meaningful concepts for future society to be aimed following the digital revolution. This paper is approaching to the meaning of this comprehensive vison by focusing on the key phrases described in the documents such as the 5th Science and Technology Basic Plan in 2016. It discusses on the directionality of the academic research and development under the new methodology for the habitat innovation promoted by H-UTokyo Lab. in order to realize the concepts of “Society 5.0” through profound consideration of the three important key concepts; merging of cyber space and physical space, balance between the solution of social issues and economic growth, and people-centric society.