About SIP - adus

Framework of Japanese project on automated driving systems:

Cross-ministerial Innovation Promotion Program (SIP)

SIP is aiming to realize innovation through promoting R&D at all stages by enhancing cross-ministerial cooperation. Council for Science, Technology and Innovation (CSTI) designates research themes based on the expected extent of impact to solve societal issues and enhance economic growth. CSTI appoints Program Director (PD) for each research theme and allocates the budget.

The project

Innovation of Automated Driving for Universal Services (SIP-adus)
- Mobility Bringing Everyone a Smile -

Inclusive society, where diverse people in diverse communities actively participate in generating values, will enhance both wellness of individuals and economic development. Automated driving technologies integrated with social innovations should provide everyone with mobility to fully exercise his or her capacity, enabling sustainable development of the society.

About Working Group

System Implementation WG

Next Generation Urban Transportation WG

International cooperation WG


  • Cabinet Office, Government of Japan