February 21

2019

½-DAY "ABOUT JAPAN" CROSS-CULTURAL WORKSHOP SERIES IN THE EUIn 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 normal employees to top leadership, the workshops covers the following points: Japanese Business EtiquetteGeneral...

February 22

2019

22-02-19 | 3:30 - 4:30 PM CET Looking to build a fundable financial model for your startup, but don't know where to start? You are not alone.... creating a set of realistic financial projections is one of the most daunting tasks for most founders! And yet, it is critical to effectively communicate funding needs and valuation expectations to investors and potential business partners, while at the same time serving as an important tool to prioritize spending and guarantee the economic survival of your startup.Based on her experiences as a Silicon-Valley valuation expert,...

February 26

2019

26-02-19 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET Urban Technology Alliance offering European and Japanese Smart City Testbeds The first objective of this webinar is to present the Urban Technology Alliance (UTA), a global alliance of smart city testbeds involving European and Japanaese cities and technological stakeholders. In addition, this webinar will be an opportunity to give a presentation of some of the ongoing smart city experiments within the UTA city testbeds.  The webinar is targeted to EU companies and organisations seeking a testing environment for their IoT and smart city...

February 28

2019

½-DAY "ABOUT JAPAN" CROSS-CULTURAL WORKSHOP SERIES IN THE EUIn 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 normal employees to top leadership, the workshops covers the following points: Japanese Business EtiquetteGeneral...

March 05

2019

05-03-19 | 10:00 - 11:00 AM CET How can European SMEs both overcome and exploit mutual perceptions of distance and difference between European and Japanese business environments? In contexts for international business and management, perceptions of ‘distance’ and ‘difference’ can appear as sources of high risk, threats to management control, and thus as obstacles to international business success. As illustrated in this webinar, distances between Europe and Japan can appear actual or perceived: e.g. ‘real’ in terms of geography and climate, and ‘psychological’ in terms of...

March 13

2019

March 14

2019

To help raise EU industrial competitiveness, the EU-Japan Centre began organising in-depth visits to world class European plants in 2013. Participants learn about the host company's 'lean journey' in its relentless drive to be competitive, and see the lean tools it uses 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 visit: 13 & 14 March 2019 Mozelos in Portugal Lean in Europe visit #22 - Amorim Group (PT) - 13 &...
Europe

March 19

2019

19-03-19 | 10:00 - 11:00 AM CET Are there distinctive styles of Japanese business communication? Specifically, the webinar focuses on styles of business communication commonly used by managers in Japan, comparing these styles of communication to those commonly used by managers across Europe. The term ‘style’ comes from a Latin word stilus, meaning a ‘writing instrument’ or ‘pen’. Just as individuals vary in terms of their ‘style’ of handwriting, so individual managers in Europe and in Japan vary in terms of their preferred ‘styles’ of business communication. As with...

April 01

2019

September 30

2019

6-MONTH FELLOWSHIP IN JAPAN POLICY ANALYSIS OF EU-JAPAN ECONOMIC AND INDUSTRIAL ISSUES 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 issues. The Research Fellow will undertake research work on a selected priority topic of the Centre, which should result in a consistent policy report (70-100 pages), to be owned by the Centre. Apart from research on a pre-determined topic, the Research Fellow will be expected to support the...
Japan

May 20

2019

May 31

2019

A 2-week mission to Japan to get an in-depth understanding of how to do business in Japan How to succeed in Japan? 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? ABOUT THE MISSION Since 1987, more than 600 companies across Europe have benefited from knowledge and concrete tools for better approaching...
Japan

June 24

2019

June 28

2019

Discover  Japan 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 Since the first edition in 1992, more than 700 participants from across all EU Member states have participated in this practical training course. The 5-day World Class Manufacturing training mission provides an in-depth analysis of Japanese manufacturing methodology and is aimed...
Japan

EU-Japan Centre News

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01 February 2019 - to mark the entry into force of the EPA and linked SPA agreement, the EU-Japan...
Do you need support to identify potential benefits for your company while working with Japan? The...
The Centre is currently inviting EU manager working in EU manufacturing companies to apply for the...

Library

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Report: All about Starting a Business in Japan Version 2018 To get the access to this report, please ...
Report: How to open a representative office in Japan To get the access to this report, please ...
December 2018 Japanese Industry and Policy News Topics covered in the December issue:LEGISLATION...

Past events

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Japan
28/01/2020
Exhibit at the “nano tech - International Nanotechnology Exhibition and Conference” Gain knowledge about the Nanotechnology market structure, sector analysis, business policy Identify relevant key...
Japan
01/09/2019
Testimonials FROM former participants Ms Gizem Cicek (TR) Trainee at Hitachi Research Lab – VinJ 2016/2017 "Can you imagine yourself feeling so lucky all the time? I couldn’t, until I got a...