February 07

2023

How do Japanese firms consistently survive and become some of the oldest firms in the world?

February 17

2023

The EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation and UNIDO’s Investment and Technology Promotion Office in Tokyo (UNIDO ITPO Tokyo) are jointly organising a pitching and networking event to connect EU and Japanese companies looking to work together in sustainable projects in Africa. The pitching event will feature innovative Japanese companies developing sustainable technologies in energy, environment, water, agribusiness and telecommunication. We invite EU companies looking for sustainable technologies to register below. Please note that the number of seats on-site is…

February 20

2023

February 21

2023

The EU-Japan Centre is delighted to have been able to restart physical Lean in Europe visits to learn, see, understand and share good practice by visiting European factories and facilities. The EU-Japan Centre will continue to schedule Lean Café webinar discussions but on an occasional basis. The Lean in Europe visits are designed to inspire the participants along their companies' lean journeys and provide valuable feedback to the host companies. The first visit in the new series was hosted by PakMarkas in Lithuania on 30 September 2022. Please note…
Germany

February 20

2023

February 21

2023

Lean in Europe visits exist to discuss good practice and facilitate the ideas of sharing and networking.   28th Lean in Europe visit on 20 & 21 February 2023 in Uslar (Lower Saxony) in Germany. During this 1½-day mission, the 14 participants will get an introduction to the "Konecranes Way", learn how it is used in the Uslar facility, visit the shop floor to see it in operation and be asked to observe and give feedback on two issues: trolley assembly - optimising the current assembly and packing process component production - optimising the pre-set-up process…
Konecranes

March 07

2023

07-03-23 | 10:00 - 11:00 AM CET How can we establish a sustainable coaching system into the daily life of community-dwelling older adults in Europe and Japan which fosters well-being and active and healthy ageing in the local community? This webinar will elucidate relevant aspects of putting robots into private homes of community-dwelling older adults in Europe and Japan. We will provide short presentations about the current work in the e-VITA project with different cultural aware robots and end-users. What you will learn during this webinar? Putting social robots into…

March 13

2023

March 17

2023

Discover Japan's approach to World-Class Manufacturing Learn how Japanese firms achieve superior production standards Focus on the latest trends by visiting the top manufacturing plants in Japan Visit the real "GEMBA" (i.e. production site in Japan) Meet senior Japanese industry leaders After 2 years the Eu-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation is  re-starting its  WCM missions in Japan ! Since the first edition in 1992, more than 900 participants from across all EU Member states have participated in this practical training course. The 5-…
Japan

March 14

2023

March 17

2023

Promote your green technologies at Tokyo’ Decarbonisation Expo with the support of the EU-JAPAN CENTRE ! Exhibit at the “Decarbonisation Expo” Establish relationships with potential partners (trade and technology) Face-to-face meetings leading to possible business opportunities   ABOUT THE MISSION The Green Mission will be organised on the fringe of the Decarbonisation Expo in Tokyo, From March 14 to 17, 2023. Participants will be able to meet Japanese companies and promote their activities face to face.  OBJECTIVES Through this 4-day mission you…
Japan

May 15

2023

May 26

2023

  Are you a SME (small medium enterprise)? Do you wish to gain in-depth insight into the Japanese business environment? Do you require a better understanding of your Japanese partners/competitors? Do you need to learn more about Japanese management practices? Are you about to be transferred to Japan? Are you considering venturing into the Japanese market? GRFJ video: Everything you want to know in 4 min about our 'Get Ready For Japan' training!> ABOUT THE MISSION Since 1987, more than 600 companies across Europe have benefited from knowledge and concrete tools for…
Japan

August 21

2023

March 15

2024

A unique opportunity for EU companies to host Japanese S&T university students as interns for R&D Vulcanus in Europe 2022 -2023   Ongoing Vulcanus in Europe 2023 -2024   Internship Period: 21 AUG 2023-15 MAR 2024 (Belgium, France, Germany: 18 SEPT 2023-15 mar 2024)  Vulcanus in Europe 2024 -2025  The call will be launched in JUN 2023. Deadline to apply: 23 SEPT 2023  Companies  from eastern and Baltic countries are strongly encouraged to apply.  Special consideration is given to companies prioritizing sustainability…
Europe

September 01

2023

August 31

2024

  Check our 'Vulcanus in Japan' mobility action in this video including views from a participant - Everything you want to know in 5 min about our 'Vulcanus in Japan' programme ! Testimonials FROM former participants Ms Sarah MOUGHARBEL (FR) VinJ Trainee at Fujitsu Lab Ltd. "Taking part in the Vulcanus in Japan program has allowed me to spend a year during which every second was a mental, social and cultural stimulation" Read more   Ms Madalina IOVANICA (RO)VinJ Trainee at Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation  "I applied for Vulcanus in…
Japan

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On 17 January 2023 in Tokyo, the 2022 Recommendations adopted by the EU-Japan Business Round Table…
Please take a look at the New Year's Special Column written by Mr. Tanabe, Managing Director of the…
The EU-Japan Centre’s office in Tokyo is regularly publishing "Industry and Policy News”. By…
The EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation is currently accepting applications to the call for…
The EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation is currently accepting applications to the call for…
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Monthly Japanese Industry and Policy News January 2023Topics covered on the January 2023 issue: ・This…
Monthly Japanese Industry and Policy News December 2022Topics covered on the December issue: ・This was…
Monthly Japanese Industry and Policy News November 2022Topics covered on the November issue: ・This was…
Report: Women Entrepreneurship in the EU and Japan This report seeks to identify cross-cultural,…

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Japan
01/09/2023 - 31/08/2024
Vulcanus in Japan student internship programme Are you a company in Japan willing to host a European trainee? This programme is for you! “Vulcanus in Japan” is a 1-year internship programme for…
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01/02/2023 - 03/02/2023
The EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation's Space.Japan activity is offering 6 EU space-related SMEs the opportunity to exhibit virtually at the EU-Japan Centre stand at ISIEX 2023. The EU-Japan…