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Case Studies and Success Stories
Despite the geographical distance, doing business with Japan is not overly complicated and it is not restricted to just the big companies. In fact, many European Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) are successful in Japan.
Case study - Abbeal
Abbeal is a French start-up specialized in web and mobile development consultancy. They recently expanded their business and met quite a big success in Japan.
Case study - CTIBIOTECH
CTIBIOTECH is a French company specializing in repurposing human tissue discarded by hospitals for research, drug and cosmetic testing, and future therapies.
Case study - Mellifera JSC
Mellifera JSC is a Bulgarian SME focusing on innovation and sustainability.
Case study - Selvita
Selvita is a polish CRO (Contract Research Organisation) that bridges the gap between early drug discovery and the clinical stage of drug development.
Case study - SOCKSSS
SOCKSSS is a young Swedish company specialized in the fashion of socks. Whereas many larger companies failed in Japan, SOCKSSS already makes 5-7% of their turnover in Japan and their made in Japan style socks amount for 20% of their global turnover.
Case study - The Swedish Bee Company
The Swedish Bee Company was founded in 2018 by Mr. Olofsson, who was always interested in bees. Fascinated by how the bee community works and the crucial role bees play in nature and pollination, decided to take a course in professional beekeeping.
Case study - Treefrog
TreeFrog Therapeutics is a French biotechnology company specialized in cell therapy. In April 2022, it announced the opening of a lab in Kobe, Japan, with the aim of establishing strategic alliances with key academic and industrial players in the field of regenerative medicine.
Case study - UAB GELD BALTIC Super Garden
CASE STUDY - UAB GELD BALTIC Super Garden Freeze-dried berries, veggies, and ice cream entering the Japanese market
Case Study: ainia / technology centre / develop innovations
Ainia is a technology centre with the legal status of a private non-profit association, created in 1987 and formed by more than 900 companies mainly from the food sector.
Case Study: Anja / SME / Looking for Distributors

Anja, spol.

Case Study: Arkamys - a French SME


French-based company Arkamys is a world-leader i

Case Study: AVAESEN / Cluster / Search for Partners in Japan



Case Study: CleanTechNRW DCTI: A German Cluster

CleanTechNRW DCTI from DE

CleanTechNRW was founded in 2010 with th

Case Study: Debailleul: a Belgian SME

DEBAILLEUL - from BE       

Debailleul is a chocolate

Case Study: GA Generic Assays GmbH: a German SME

GA Generic Assays GmbH – from DE

Founded in 2002, GA Generic Assay

Case Study: HealthCapital: A German Cluster


HealthCapital Berlin-Brandenburg is the pr

Case Study: Italtex: A Romanian SME


Italtex is a Romanian manufacturer of accessorie

Case Study: ITware KFT / SME / Search for Partners in Japan

ITware KFT – from HU 

ITware is a premium softwar

Case Study: Karalit: An Italian SME


Karalit was founded in 2007 as a spin-off from a

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