'About Japan' webinar series 231: 6G in Japan

16-04-2024 | 10:30 - 11:30 CET

Japan aims to start implementing 6G in 2030. What are the main requirements in Japan regarding 6G? What is the status, and what are the major research projects?

The presentation will include Japan’s historical developments in mobile telephone systems—the requirements from different stakeholders, ongoing research, and experiments.  The Japanese government has a strong driving force in ensuring the Japanese industry can take back the initiative for cellular systems.

The webinar targets decision-makers in the EU who want to understand what opportunities there will be in the 6G market in Japan.

In 40 minutes from your desk, discover:

  • The history of Cellular Phone Systems in Japan.
  • General Requirements for 6G in Japan
  • Key stakeholders include government, operators, manufacturers, universities, the car industry, etc.
  • Current State of 6G in Japan
  • Ongoing research and experiments
  • Applications and Use Cases
  • Market Size
  • International Collaborations
  • Regulatory and Policy Landscape
  • Challenges and Opportunities
  • Important Trade Fairs


  • Introduction
  • Expert’s presentation
  • Q&A Session

Speaker: Sven Eriksson, founder of Keison International. Mr. Eriksson is born in Stockholm, Sweden, and took a master's degree at Tokyo University, Japan, in 1976. He has worked for the national Swedish Telecom Operator, Eurotherm Plc, UK, and the Telecom company Ericsson, in Sweden, England, Germany, and Japan. He spent more than 40 years in Japan, and his last assignment was as Vice President of Ericsson in Japan with responsibility for new business development.
He retired in 2012 and now, together with some old colleagues, helps small and medium-sized European companies enter the Japanese market.

Moderator: Sofia Smerzi, Business Support Coordinator, EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation
Organiser: EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation - Brussels Office


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