September 01

2016

August 31

2017

Vulcanus in Japan student internship programme Are you a company in Japan willing to host a European trainee? This programme is for you! What is it? “Vulcanus in Japan” is a 1-year internship programme for European engineers and science-major students, managed by the EU-Japan Centre. Every year, highly skilled and motivated Vulcanus participants are selected to undertake industrial internships in Japan for 8 months, following an intensive 4-months’ Japanese language course and seminars. Typical internship projects range in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering, ICT, Chemistry...
Japan

October 01

2016

March 31

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

October 17

2016

In Dublin on 23rd and 24th May 2016, Professor Richard Keegan recorded a series of lectures entitled "Getting things done", in front of an audience, as part of a Lean Masterclass for the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation. As well as being the Advisor to the EU-Japan Centre's WCM and LEAN in Europe activities, Richard is also the Manager of the Competitiveness Department at Enterprise Ireland and an adjunct assistant Professor at the Trinity College Dublin Business School. The majority of participants in the masterclass were former participants in the Centre's WCM...
Online

December 13

2016

13-12-16 | 10:30 h - 11:30 h CET Which opportunities does the Japanese market for personal protective equipment offer for EU companies? This webinar informs you about recent trends in the market for personal protective equipment in Japan, such as helmets, safety goggles or protective footwear. Such products are used, among others, in the following fields: manufacturing, construction, chemical industry or firefighting and disaster management. An overview over regulations, market players and distribution paths will be given, followed by recommendations for a successful...

May 08

2017

June 02

2017

How to succeed in Japan? Do you wish to gain in-depth insight into the Japanese business environment? Do you require a better understanding of your Japanese partners/competitors? Do you need to learn more about Japanese management practices? Are you about to be transferred to Japan? Are you considering venturing into the Japanese market? ABOUT THE MISSION Since the first session in 1987, more than 600 companies across Europe have benefited from knowledge and concrete tools for better approaching the Japanese market. The 4-week ‘HRTP - Japan Industry Insight’ scheme...
Japan

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

October 09

2017

October 13

2017

SMEs' Internationalisation through EU-Japan Cluster Cooperation Gain knowledge about market structure, sector analysis, business policy Identify relevant key contacts (decision makers, R&D centres, business partners) Establish relationships with potential partners (trade and technology) Benefit from face-to-face meetings leading to possible business opportunities Exhibit at a 3-day targeted trade fair ABOUT THE MISSION The mission lasts 5 days and is composed of market-specific business seminars, group company visits, one-on-one meetings at a targeted trade fair with...
Japan

November 13

2017

November 17

2017

SMEs' Internationalisation through EU-Japan Cluster Cooperation Gain knowledge about market structure, sector analysis, business policy Identify relevant key contacts (decision makers, R&D centres, business partners) Establish relationships with potential partners (trade and technology) Benefit from face-to-face meetings leading to possible business opportunities Exhibit at a 3-day targeted trade fair ABOUT THE MISSION A 5-day mission composed of market-specific business seminars, group company visits, one-on-one meetings at a targeted trade fair with showcasing and...
Japan

EU-Japan Centre News

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In this section you can find the latest news on the pubic procurement procedures and taxation...
Information relating to advertising in Japan is very limited in English and the advertising...
The 4-week training offers EU managers the unique opportunity to experience and understand both the...

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Brief Japan Industrial Reports ADDITIONAL REPORTS AVAILABLE on www....
EU-Japan Newsletter, Issue #56 December 2016. The Centre is pleased to...
October 2016 Japanese Industry and Policy News Topics covered on the October issue: LEGISLATION...
Vulcanus in europe presentation video Prezi video presenting Vulcanus in Europe. Link...

Past events

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08/12/2016
08-12-16 | 15:00 h - 16:00 h CET How can I generate returns from my enterprise patent portfolio? There is a long history of enterprises using patent portfolios to support their operations as well as...
Prebold, Slovenia
05/12/2016
On Tuesday, 6 December the EU-Japan Centre organised a LEAN in Europe visit, to Odelo Slovenia, d.o.o. in Prebold, close to the city of Celje in Slovenia. A preparatory evening was organised the...