At the end of 2013, the Centre was appointed as the National Contact Point for Horizon 2020 in Japan by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Japan. This service started in April 2014 and provides local support towards participants in Horizon 2020.

Its main tasks are to disseminate information on the Horizon 2020 programme in Japanese via its portal site for Horizon 2020 and handouts, such as an overview of Horizon 2020 Programme, call information, reference documents and success stories of Horizon 2020 project participation. The NCP also promotes participation to Horizon 2020 through dissemination seminars and public events such as exhibitions and trade fairs.

Direct support of researchers, research organizations, and industry in Japan for their participation to Horizon 2020 is provided through:

  • Help desk service: guidance on choosing relevant H2020 topics and types of action, advice on administrative procedures and contractual issues, assistance in partner search
  • Provision of Japanese translations of key documents necessary for administrative staff of the research organizations

The main target of the service are researchers and industry within Japan. However, within the available time and resources, we also provide relevant information researchers outside of Japan in order to facilitate EU-Japan cooperation. The NCP in Japan is collaborating with the JEUPISTE project, Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) in Japan and Euraxess Links Japan.

For more information: http://www.ncp-japan.jp

EU-Japan Centre News

More
30 YEARS OF INDUSTRIAL COOPERATION - RESPONDING TO THE CHANGING NEEDS As the end of the year 2016...
In this section you can find the latest news on the pubic procurement procedures and taxation...
We regret to announce that for this year the following  events are cancelled:   - “Human Resources...

Events

More
Brussels
24/03/2017
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...
thyssenkrupp Norte
27/03/2017
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...

Library

More
Brief Japan Industrial Reports ADDITIONAL REPORTS AVAILABLE on www....
WCM video This video displays the WCM mission.
February 2017 Japanese Industry and Policy News Topics covered in the February issue: LEGISLATION...
ICT cluster SME mission video This video displays the ICT cluster SME mission...