October 04

2017

Webinar This webinar was only open to participants in our October 2017 "ICT Cluster Mission to Japan" 14 - 18 November EU-level ICT mission to Japan About the missionThe 4-day is organised on the fringes of the “Japan IT Week” (Chiba:http://www.japan-it.jp/en/aki) which is one of the most largest networking event. Prior to the fair, participants will  meet Japanese companies in Tokyo  during the "ICT Partnering Event" organized by the Centre with the support of the Japan External Trade Organisation and the Smart IoT Acceleration consortium.  About the online pre-departure...
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October 05

2017

½-day "About Japan" Cross-cultural Workshop Series in the EU In cooperation with local members of the Enterprise Europe Network, the EU-Japan Centre organises cross-cultural workshops in the EU to introduce European companies to the basic principles of Japanese business culture.The goal of the workshops is to prepare European companies for doing business with Japan. Led by an expert consultant with coaching experience at all levels of corporate hierarchy from normal employees to top leadership, the workshops covers the following points: Japanese Business Etiquette General...

October 10

2017

10-10-17 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET How can we develop assistive robots able to adapt how they behave and speak to the culture, customs and manners of the person they assist? Caresses (Culture-Aware Robots and Environmental Sensor Systems for Elderly Support) is EU-Japan coordinated research project started in January 2017. CARESSES will design culturally aware and culturally competent elder care robots. These robots will be able to adapt how they behave and speak to the culture, customs and manners of the person they assist. Making robot culturally competent is key to address...

October 10

2017

On Tuesday 10 October 2017, the "European Biotech & Pharma Partnering Conference, Osaka, 2017" will be organised at the Congrès Convention Center (http://www.congre-cc.jp/en/) in Osaka, Japan. During the event, business representatives of EU companies will have an opportunity to attend pre-arranged B2B meetings with Japanese companies from the Kansai region. The event serves a perfect platform to meet representatives of Japanese companies and accelerate opportunities for potential business partnerships between EU and Japanese companies. The event will kick off with an...
Japan

October 10

2017

October 13

2017

Exhibit at the “BioJapan” Expo in Pacifico Yokohama Gain knowledge about the 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) in the Global Biotechnology Industry Benefit from face-to-face meetings leading to possible business opportunities ABOUT THE MISSION The Biotech Cluster/SME mission will be organised on the fringe of “BioJapan” Expo in Yokohama.  During the fair (3 days) you will attend B2B meetings and meet...
Japan

October 24

2017

24-10-17 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET How can I make meetings with Japanese partners more effective and achieve own goals? Meetings with Japanese partners follow a different agenda than the one we are used to in Europe. They require a more meticulous preparation process, a careful choice of participants and a good deal of formality. For European business people, the greatest challenge however lies in the fact that Japanese meetings tend to be lengthy and tedious and seldom produce any concrete output. Many try to speed up the process, insist on achieving visible results or put...

November 07

2017

On Tuesday 7 November 2017, the EU-Japan Centre will organise an "ICT Partnering Event" with the support of the Japan External Trade Organisation and the Smart IoT Acceleration consortium in Tokyo, Japan. The partnering event will be held one day before the “Japan IT Week” (http://www.japan-it.jp/en/aki/ ), which takes place on 8-10 November at Makuhari Messe in Chiba, Japan. LOCATIONTokyo, Kasumigaseki Bldg. Plaza Hall EVENT CAPACITY40-60 EU and Japanese companies and clusters/organisations TARGET FIELDSInternet of Things (IoT), Machine to Machine (M2M)...
Japan

November 07

2017

November 10

2017

Exhibit at the Japan IT Week trade fair in Makuhari Messe Gain knowledge about the ICT 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 ABOUT THE MISSION The ICT Cluster/SME mission will be organised on the fringe of the autumn’s "Japan IT Week" trade fair in Chiba. During the fair (3 days) you will attend B2B meetings and meet with Japanese...
Japan

November 13

2017

November 14

2017

On Tuesday 14 November, the EU-Japan Centre will organise a Lean in Europe visit to Hansamatrix, electronic systems manufacturer, in Ogres pilsēta, 37 km from Riga in Latvia. A preparatory afternoon and networking dinner will be organised the evening before in a local hotel. The next day will be devoted to Hansamatrix. The visit will focus on Hansamatrix approach towards WCM.It will include a presentation on Hansamatrix attitude towards 5S audit with risk assesment, SMED and Lean diagnoses, time taking, layouts and flows.  It is going to be followed by a plant tour...
Latvia

November 14

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 the host company's 'lean journey' including the tools it uses in its relentless drive to be competitive, and will see the tools in operation. These best practice visits are designed to inspire the participants along their companies' lean journeys and can also provide valuable feedback to the host companies.  Our next visit: To Rolls-Royce in UK on Friday, 22 September 2017...
Europe

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21/09/2017
Webinar This webinar is only open to participants in our October 2017 "Biotech Cluster Mission to Japan" 10 - 13 October EU-level Biotech mission to Japan About the mission The Biotech Cluster/SME...
21/09/2017
Driving improvement and competitiveness in a digital age On 21 September 2017, the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation (EUJC) will organise the first EU-Japan Lean Summit to analyse how...