Topics covered in the February issue: LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS・Guidebook for Utilization of Camera Images Formulated・Scope of Applications for Trademark Registration Entitled to the Accelerated Examination/Appeal Examination Systems Expanded・A New "Fukudzukuri 4.0" Project Started on an Existing IT Platform・Winners of the 3rd Nippon Venture Awards Announced COMPANY NEWS・Nidec ASI Closes Contract for a Large Order for UK's Power Storage System・Construction of the Second Mega Solar Power...
Topics covered in the January issue: LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS・A Study Group on Competition Policies in Relation to the Fourth Industrial Revolution Established・The Working Group for the Standardization of Credit Card Data Compiled a Report SURVEY AND BUSINESS DATA・Industrial Production is Expected to Increase in January and February・MAFF Published the First Wood Biomass Energy Report・Tourism Industry: Annual Foreign Visitors Reached a Record High of 24 Million・Foreign Workers Exceeds One...
Topics covered on the December issue: LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS・METI Compiles an Illustrated Guide on Handbook for Trade Secret Protection・Business Succession Guidelines Formulated・JPO-ROSPATENT Cooperation to Advance in the Field of Industrial Property SURVEY AND BUSINESS DATA・MHLW Annual Survey Reveals More Companies to Raise Wages than Previous Year COMPANY NEWS・Unicharm to Start Experiment of Recycling Used Diapers・Honda and Waymo Enter Discussions on Technical Collaboration of Fully Self...
Topics covered on the November issue: LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS JPO Creates World's First Patent Classification for IoT-based Technologies Road Maps for Developing Eco Cars, Smart Community, etc. Announced Guideline for Enhancing Industry-Academia-Government Collaboration Activities Formulated SURVEY AND BUSINESS DATA 95% of Renewable Power Is Solar Annual Report on Energy Supply and Demand Published ADDITIONAL TOPICS METI Concluded an MOC Concerning Industrial Human Resource Development with...
Topics covered on the October issue: LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS Japan and the United States Conclude MOU for IoT Cooperation METI Announces Winners of the FY 2016 Awards for Resources Recirculation Technologies and Systems Creating New Technologies in Fukushima METI Announces Winners of the 3Rs (Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle) Awards New Qualification System for IT Security Provider Introduced Improving the Competitiveness of Renewable Power COMPANY NEWS Verification Test of Large-scale Offshore...
Topics covered on the September issue: LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS 20 Content Technologies Chosen as "Innovative Technologies of 2016" Winners of "Kids' Design Award" Announced Model Plans under the "Craft Meet" Project Selected Sakai City Wins Grand Prize of Sewage and Wastewater Management Strategy for Energy Conservation Technology Formulated Winners of the "Travel Mine Japan" Project Announced SURVEY AND BUSINESS DATA Study Finds Potential for European Water Turbines in Japan Potential of...
Topics covered on the August issue: LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS 2016 White Paper on Information and Communications Features IoT, Big Data and AI Outstanding IoT-based Projects Selected Action Plan for Industry-Academia-Government Initiatives on HRD in Science and Technology Compiled Winners of the Second FY2016 Demonstration Project for the Introduction of Robots Announced Operation of the "Omotenashi Standard Certification" System to Start SURVEY AND BUSINESS DATA 2nd Biggest Current Account...
Topics covered on the July issue: LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS Act for Strengthening the Management of SMEs Came into Force IoT Security Guidelines Formulated - White Paper on Open Innovation Compiled SURVEY AND BUSINESS DATA Over 25% of Japan's Population Aged 65 or Older - Japan's Job Availability Best in 24 years 11.7 Million Foreigners Visit Japan in 1st Half of 2016 - Japan Registers 1st Half-year Trade Surplus since 2010 2016 Report of the Office of Intellectual Property Protection...
Topics covered on the June issue: LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS -Advisory Committee for Geothermal Resources Development Established - Overseas IP Litigation Insurance Scheme Established for SMEs - JR Kyushu Wins the Prime Minister's Prize of the First Nihon Service Award - Interim Report toward a "Vision for the Sports Industry" Released SURVEY AND BUSINESS DATA - METI Study Reveals the Scale of the Shortage of IT Human Resources - Bankruptcies in Photovoltaic Sector Show an Increasing Trend -...
Topics covered on the May 2016 issue: LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS - Successful Reduction of Returned Food and Food Loss through Better Demand Forecast - Results of the Support for the Introduction of Robots Compiled - Strategy for Taking the Lead in the 4th Industrial Revolution Published - Japan-Germany Cooperation on IoT/Industrie 4.0 Announced - Report compiled on the Future Direction of the Active Use of Big Data in the Distribution and Logistics Field - Police Adopted Guidelines for...

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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...

Speakers & Authors

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髙科 淳
経済産業省大臣官房審議官(環境問題担当)
Jun Takashina
Deputy Director-General for Technology and Environment, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)
ジェイク ワークスマン
欧州委員会気候行動総局主席アドバイザー

Events

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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...