September 08

2020

08-09-20 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET What opportunities does the Japanese Electronics Sector offer to SMEs in EU? In 1957 Sony developed a small handheld transistor radio. This is the start of the Japanese Electronic industry. Other Japanese companies followed, and the Japanese electronics sector proliferated into many new areas. Japan become the largest exporting country of electronics goods to the rest of the world. Lately, countries like Taiwan, South Korea and recently also China has taken a significant market share, especially in consumer electronics. The increase in the...

September 15

2020

15-09-20 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET What to know before starting trade exchanges with Japan? Even if you already export to some FTA-countries, you will need specific information if you intend to have trade with Japan as the EU-Japan EPA is very different from the other trade agreements concluded by the EU.  This presentation will present you what to start with, and will put the focus on the main differences with former agreements. In addition, this webinar will analyse the best and the easiest way to put into practice the EU-Japan EPA and will also provide some useful links...

September 16

2020

16-09-20 | 10:30 - 11:00 AM CET Are you going to benefit from the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement? Various EU products and services began to enjoy benefits from the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) which entered in force on 1 February 2019, and we are seeing a considerable increase of EU exports to Japan.  But yet many EU exporters, particularly small and medium-scaled enterprises (SMEs) perceive access to Japanese market difficult because of unfamiliar trade and business practices. This is a series of online training webinars which presents the latest...

September 17

2020

Lean Café - sharing lean thinking in a friendly atmosphere The EU-Japan Centre would like to invite you to join us at our virtual Lean Café. We meet monthly (via Zoom) to discuss and share lean thinking. Our next Café session... Lean Café #02 - "Lean Launch - Implementing Lean in a disruptive environment" Date for your diary: Thursday, 17 September from 11:00 CEST (10:00 UK, 18:00 Tokyo). Guest speaker: Dr.-Ing. Heiko Gierhardt, Director Launch - Global Programmes and Operations in Purchasing and STA at Jaguar Land Rover Limited. Following his presentation on...
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September 17

2020

In its ongoing efforts to help European SMEs to access the Japanese market, the EU-Japan Centre is co-organising "Export Support" webinars and workshops in cooperation with the EU member organisations of Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) (https://een.ec.europa.eu/). These webinars and/or workshops may include the following: - Sectorial information: sectors, considered for these webinars and/or workshops, are those covered by the EPA and of high potential benefits for EU SMEs, notably food & beverages, textile, footwear & leather (https://www.eu-japan.eu/epa-helpdesk...

September 22

2020

22-09-20 | 09:30 - 10:30 AM CET What does the existing structure of Japan’s organic food and beverage market look like, and what are the business opportunities for EU SMEs? In 40 minutes from your desk, discover: The characteristics of the Japanese organic food and beverage market Trends in Japan’s organic food and beverage market Who the key domestic and international actors are and why they have been successful How to obtain a JAS organic label to sell products in Japan Effective communication of ‘organic’ to appeal to Japanese consumers Events for networking and promote...

September 23

2020

23-09-20 | 10:30 - 11:00 AM CET What should you know before, during and after import clearance at Japan Customs? Various EU products and services began to enjoy benefits from the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) which entered in force on 1 February 2019, and we are seeing a considerable increase of EU exports to Japan.  But yet many EU exporters, particularly small and medium-scaled enterprises (SMEs) perceive access to Japanese market difficult because of unfamiliar trade and business practices. This is a series of online training webinars which presents the...

September 30

2020

30-09-20 | 10:30 - 11:00 AM CET What should you know about quarantine clearances at Japan Customs? Various EU products and services began to enjoy benefits from the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) which entered in force on 1 February 2019, and we are seeing a considerable increase of EU exports to Japan.  But yet many EU exporters, particularly small and medium-scaled enterprises (SMEs) perceive access to Japanese market difficult because of unfamiliar trade and business practices. This is a series of online training webinars which presents the latest market...

October 07

2020

30-09-20 | 10:30 - 11:00 AM CET What should you know about labelling requirements when exporting to Japan? Various EU products and services began to enjoy benefits from the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) which entered in force on 1 February 2019, and we are seeing a considerable increase of EU exports to Japan.  But yet many EU exporters, particularly small and medium-scaled enterprises (SMEs) perceive access to Japanese market difficult because of unfamiliar trade and business practices. This is a series of online training webinars which presents the latest...

October 13

2020

October 16

2020

Exhibit at the “BioJapan” Expo in Pacifico Yokohama Gain knowledge about the 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) in the Global Biotechnology Industry Benefit from face-to-face meetings leading to possible business opportunities ABOUT THE MISSION The Biotech Cluster/SME mission will be organised on the fringe of “BioJapan” Expo in Yokohama.  During the fair (3 days) you will attend B2B meetings and...
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The EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation has started its operation as a new independent legal...
Are you a tech company interested in doing business in Japan and abroad? The EU-Japan Centre for...

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Japanese Industry and Policy News June 2020 Topics covered on the June issue:LEGISLATION AND...
Report: The Japanese Meat Market To get the access to this report, please ...
EU-Japan Newsletter, Issue #70 June 2020The Centre is pleased to present to you...
Financing Opportunities for EU SMEs' Internationalisation in Japan Difficulties in accessing external financing and...

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Japan
01/09/2020
Testimonials FROM former participants Ms Gizem Cicek (TR) VinJ Trainee at Hitachi Research Lab  "Can you imagine yourself feeling so lucky all the time? I couldn’t, until I got a chance to live in...
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01/09/2020
"Due to the current global health situation, the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation replaced its 2-week physical programme in Japan by a 3-week virtual programme. The objective of this...