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Promoting all forms of industry, trade, investment, innovation, tourism and people mobility cooperation between EU Regions & Clusters and Japan Prefectures & Clusters

A regional cooperation platform for fully exploiting the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement and the EU-Japan Partnership on Sustainable Connectivity

The EU-Japan Regional Cooperation Platform

  • Informing, mobilizing and guiding European regions and clusters, Japanese Prefectures and clusters
  • Finding suitable partners and using EU and Japan relevant instruments and financial resources
  • Bringing dynamism and revitalizing EU and Japan regional economies taking into account local specificities
  • Stimulating EU-Japan regional partnerships and benefiting from the EU networks of clusters and regions
  • Promoting EU-Japan partnership on sustainable connectivity by jointly operating with third countries

You are a European Region / Cluster willing to cooperate with Japan

You are a Japanese Prefecture / Cluster interested to cooperate with Europe

Join the EU-Japan Regional Cooperation platform for


  • Obtaining guidance and information (existing tools, funding, instruments, programs) and accelerating your project with Europe/Japan
  • Finding European and Japanese partners to establish new regional cooperation and reinforcing existing ones
  • Connecting with the EU and Japan initiatives which facilitate regional and business cooperation such as European Cluster Collaboration Platform, JETRO Regional Industry Tie-Up, Enterprise Europe Network, Horizon 2020, European Regional Networks
  • An opportunity for highlighting and sharing your best practices with Europe/Japan, at the EU-Japan level in each EU regions / Japanese prefectures, members of the platform (website, newsletter, social networks)
  • Participating in our first EU-Japan regional and cluster cooperation conference in February 2021 (tbc) for presenting your cluster, region, prefectures and for partnering and matchmaking. 
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