March 24

2017

Date: 24 March 2017, 10:00 - 13:00 Venue: Hilton Brussels Grand Place Co-organised by: EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation, JETRO Brussels EU-Japan Centre and Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) are co-organising a seminar to look at the EU policies in the field of energy and environment. This seminar targets Japanese industry and businesspeople interested in understanding the EU legislatative process and what the latest EU policy development are in these fields. 09:30             Registration starts, Welcome Coffee 10:00             Opening Remarks by the EU...
Brussels

March 27

2017

March 28

2017

On Tuesday 28th March, the EU-Japan Centre will organise a Lean in Europe visit, to thyssenkrupp Norte (tkN), in Mieres, in the Asturias region (Spain). A preparatory afternoon and evening will be organised the previous day at Prodintec (a regional technology centre specialised in industrial design and production) and will include lean activities and a visit of the technology centre. It will be followed by a networking dinner at TKEIC (Thyssenkrupp's technical innovation centre). The next day will be devoted to the visit to thyssenkrupp Norte. The visit will focus on...
thyssenkrupp Norte

April 01

2017

September 30

2017

The EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation proposes a 6 month in-house fellowship scheme in Japan, designed to support its research and policy analysis of EU-Japan economic and industrial issues. The Research Fellow will undertake research work on a selected priority topic of the Centre, which should result in a consistent policy report (70-100 pages), to be owned by the Centre. Apart from research on a pre-determined topic, the Research Fellow will be expected to support the daily analytical activities of the Centre, including media monitoring, policy briefings...
Japan

April 11

2017

11-04-17 | 10:00 - 11:00 AM CET What role does an open city platform play in creating smart city innovation? Data will be what the smart city of the future runs on. To make this a reality, cities need a platform where data from a variety of sources –e.g., Internet of Things data, open government data, social media – can be processed, linked, and analysed and made accessible to third parties for further exploitation. The CPaaS.io project is building such a platform in Europe and in Japan. The Webinar is introducing this platform with a special focus on the targeted use...

May 09

2017

09-05-17 | 10:00 - 11:00 AM CET How to generate and manage knowledge in multi-cloud environments; the iKaaS project approach. Nowadays, the pervasiveness of IoT devices in Smart Cities (let them be sensors/actuators, personal devices like mobile phones etc.) creates a wealth of information that if manipulated appropriately can reveal knowledge and insights of unprecedented value for Smart City applications. In addition to IoT devices, the infrastructure owned even by individuals these days has raised to a level that it can support functionalities traditionally offered by...

May 22

2017

May 23

2017

On Tuesday 23rd May, the EU-Japan Centre will organise a Lean in Europe visit, to Rational AG, in Landsberg am Lech, in Bavaria (Germany). A preparatory evening will be organised the previous day. It will include lean activities and a networking dinner hosted by the EU-Japan Centre. The next day will be devoted to the visit to Rational AG. The visit will focus on 100% KANBAN for purchasing material and in-house component production cascade shopfloor management entrepreneur within the enterprise (personal responsibility) 100% customer order-related pilots in industry 4...
Germany

June 26

2017

June 30

2017

Discover the Japanese approach towards World-Class Manufacturing Learn how Japanese firms achieve superior production standards Focus on the latest trends by visiting the top manufacturing plants in Japan Visit the real "GEMBA" (i.e. production site in Japan) Meet senior Japanese industry leaders Since the first edition in 1992, more than 700 participants from across all EU Member states have participated in this practical training course. The 5-day World Class Manufacturing training mission provides an in-depth analysis of Japanese manufacturing methodology and is...
Japan

August 01

2017

March 31

2018

Are you a European company willing to host a Japanese trainee? This programme is for you! Testimonials from former host companies   Tetsushi Yamada, Schlumberger (France)2014 Vulcanus Host Company"I took part in the Vulcanus in Europe programme as a student in 2009." Read more       Francisco Abril, Tiger Coatings GmbH (Austria)2014 Vulcanus Host Company"We have hosted Vulcanus student Sari Nishimura in our team from August 2014 until the end of March 2015." Read more   Programme Objective Through the Vulcanus in Europe programme you can offer a Japanese student...
Europe

September 01

2017

August 31

2018

Testimonials FROM former participants   Hoang Duy Nguyen (BE) trainee at NTT, VJ2013-14"My year spent in Japan has without a doubt been the most exciting experience of my life so far." Read more   Katia Boutou (GR) trainee at Hitachi, VJ2014-15 "The Vulcanus in Japan programme really offers a priceless opportunity to eligible students." Read more   What is it? Vulcanus in Japan started in 1997. The programme consists of industrial placements for EU / COSME* students. It starts in September and ends in August of the following year in order to accommodate the academic...
Japan

September 11

2017

September 15

2017

Discover the Japanese approach towards World-Class Manufacturing Learn how Japanese firms achieve superior production standards Focus on the latest trends by visiting the top manufacturing plants in Japan Visit the real "GEMBA" (i.e. production site in Japan) Meet senior Japanese industry leaders Since the first edition in 1992, more than 700 participants from across all EU Member states have participated in this practical training course. The 5-day World Class Manufacturing training mission provides an in-depth analysis of Japanese manufacturing methodology and is...
Japan

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30 YEARS OF INDUSTRIAL COOPERATION - RESPONDING TO THE CHANGING NEEDS As the end of the year 2016...
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We regret to announce that for this year the following  events are cancelled:   - “Human Resources...

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Europe
27/03/2017
With a view to helping raise industrial competitiveness, the EU-Japan Centre has organised in-depth visits to world class European plants since 2013. During the visits, participants will learn about...
Germany
20/03/2017
EU AND JAPAN - HOW DIGITAL TRADE CAN SUPPORT BUSINESSTowards a fair and open business environment This event will discuss the design of an optimal framework to enable digital trade and unleash new...