February 02

2018

½-day "About Japan" Cross-cultural Workshop Series in the EU In cooperation with local members of the Enterprise Europe Network, the EU-Japan Centre organises cross-cultural workshops in the EU to introduce European companies to the basic principles of Japanese business culture.The goal of the workshops is to prepare European companies for doing business with Japan. Led by an expert consultant with coaching experience at all levels of corporate hierarchy from employees to top leadership, the workshops covers the following points: Japanese Business Etiquette General do...

February 06

2018

06-02-18 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET What will be the impact of the EU-Japan EPA on government procurement? In December, Japan and the European Union have finalised negotiations for a trade agreement. Government procurement was part of these lengthy negotiations. In this webinar, we will highlight what has been agreed upon in the EPA and the effects that European companies can expect concerning public procurement. The webinar is targeted to EU companies seeking to engage a business with the Japanese government. Registration deadline: 05/02/2018 What you will learn during this...

February 14

2018

February 16

2018

Exhibit at the “nano tech - International Nanotechnology Exhibition and Conference” Gain knowledge about the Nanotechnology market structure, sector analysis, business policy Identify relevant key contacts (decision makers, R&D centres, business partners) Establish relationships with potential partners (trade and technology) Benefit from face-to-face meetings leading to possible business opportunities ABOUT THE MISSION The Nanotech Cluster/SME mission coincides with the  “nano tech - International Nanotechnology Exhibition and Conference” in Tokyo. During the fair (3...
Japan

February 20

2018

20-02-18 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET Do you want to accelerate the speed and quality of collaborative arrangements with Japanese partners? This webinar will not dwell on the popular assumptions about the cultural differences between Japan and Europe. Rather we aim to approach the matter of divergence from a fresh perspective by probing the differences in the underlying assumptions pertaining to the actual business challenges as experienced by European companies dealing with Japan and Japanese firms active in Europe. Integral to our approach is the inclusion of Japanese...

February 27

2018

27-02-18 | 10:00 - 11:00 AM CET In the light of recent developments in the field of AI, what is the status of Japan’s AI industry today? To sustain its global competitiveness in manufacturing, Japan will implement various AI-related measures. The “Industrialization Roadmap” published in 2017, is the Government’s major AI strategy that will also integrate AI technology into the development of the societal infrastructure that will be carried out in three stages. Artificial intelligence is expected to impact the industry in many ways, in particular in sectors where Japan...

March 05

2018

March 09

2018

Business opportunities in Japan for EU organic agri-food companies The EU-Japan trade deal will be the most successful agreement ever achieved in agriculture, providing EU exporters better opportunities. It represents the biggest concession Japan has ever granted on agriculture to any trade partner, meaning that the EU is likely to become the most significant partner for Japan for agri-trade. ABOUT THE MISSION This 5-day mission will focus on the organics sector (primarily processed food and drinks, for raw ingredients: wheat, rice and sugar only) and will include a 1-day...
Japan

March 06

2018

March 09

2018

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Europe

March 26

2018

March 27

2018

On Tuesday 27th March, the EU-Japan Centre will organise its 17th Lean in Europe visit to Schaeffler, in Berndorf-St. Veit close to Vienna (Austria).  A preparatory evening will be organised the previous day. It will include lean activities and a networking dinner hosted by the EU-Japan Centre. The next day will be devoted to the visit to Schaeffler. Please check below for more details: To apply for a place on the visit please click here. (The deadline for applying is 15 February.) For more information on the Lean in Europe activity, please click here.
Schaeffler

March 27

2018

With a view to helping raise industrial competitiveness, the EU-Japan Centre has organised in-depth visits to world class European plants since 2013. During the visits, participants will learn about the host company's 'lean journey' including the tools it uses in its relentless drive to be competitive, and will see the tools in operation. These best practice visits are designed to inspire the participants along their companies' lean journeys and can also provide valuable feedback to the host companies.  Our next visits:   To Schaeffler on Tuesday, 27 March for a...
Europe

April 20

2018

The 20th annual meeting of the EU-Japan Business Round Table (BRT) will take place in Tokyo on Friday, 20th April. The BRT brings together senior executives from almost 50 EU and Japanese companies and business organisations to discuss issues of common interest affecting business and the wider world and to submit detailed recommendations to the EU and Japanese Authorities. Senior people from the Government of Japan and the European Commission also take part in the BRT's meetings.

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Call for tender to outsource the services of the “Japan Tax and Public Procurement Helpdesk in...
To introduce European SMEs to the wide range of tender opportunities in Japan, JTTP Helpdesk...
To introduce European SMEs to the wide range of tender opportunities in Japan, JTTP Helpdesk...

Library

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November 2017 Japanese Industry and Policy News Topics covered in the November issue: LEGISLATION...
EU-Japan Newsletter, Issue #60 December 2017. The Centre is pleased to...
Brief Japan Industrial Reports ADDITIONAL REPORTS AVAILABLE on www....
October 2017 Japanese Industry and Policy News Topics covered in the October issue: LEGISLATION...

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Japan
01/04/2018
The EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation proposes a 6 month in-house fellowship scheme in Japan, designed to support its research and policy analysis of EU-Japan economic and industrial...
Webinar
19/01/2018
Webinar Pre departure briefing online: "Nanotech SME/Cluster Mission to Japan" 14 – 16 February 2018 EU-level Nanotech mission to Japan About the mission The Nanotech Cluster/SME mission coincides...