"STEP IN JAPAN" - Logistical Support for SMEs

The EU-Japan Centre launched "Step in Japan", a new highly anticipated support initiative for SMEs. The service, which is offered free of charge, acts as a landing pad for SMEs based in the EU+ (*) territory, planning on entering into or expanding within Japan. The initiative encompasses a full range of essential support measures for businesses:


  • free office space in Japan: a “hot desk” in Tokyo on the Centre’s premises that includes an internet connection and telephone (**) for up to 1 month (a maximum of 2 beneficiaries per time slot);
  • full access to meeting and seminar facilities within the Centre’s premises;
  • a help desk for information inquiries on business in Japan;
  • assistance with using the Enterprise Europe Network service while in Japan.

(*) EU+ includes: EU, Montenegro,Turkey, FYROM, Iceland

(**) unlimited local calls

Application form (online registration)

 Application form (.doc) (if you encounter problem downloading the .doc file, try the online registration or contact StepInJapan@eu-japan.gr.jp)

To download the promotional flyer click here

To learn more about the advantages of the initiative, please contact us at StepInJapan@eu-japan.gr.jp   



Before using our STEP IN JAPAN services, please well prepare your business trip!  

Please visit our www.eubusinessinjapan.eu website (request the password online) and get access to free lectures on Japanese business culture (contents listed here) ... AND MUCH MORE! (*)

  (*) sector specific reports