November 14

2017

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, 26 March for a...
Europe

December 01

2017

An 8-part lecture series giving a sound introduction to the practical concepts of applied lean. The EU-Japan Centre Lean Masterclass consisted of lectures, by Professor Richard Keegan, focussing on "Getting things done". The series was recorded in front of an audience consisting largely of former participants in the Centre's WCM and Lean in Europe activities. As well as being the Advisor to the EU-Japan Centre's WCM and Lean in Europe activities, Richard is also the Manager of the Competitiveness Department at Enterprise Ireland and an adjunct assistant Professor at the...
Online

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

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

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Schaeffler

May 07

2018

May 10

2018

Exhibit at the Japan IT Week trade fair at Tokyo Big Sight Gain knowledge about the ICT 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 ICT Cluster/SME mission will be organised on the fringe of the Spring’s "Japan IT Week" trade fair in Tokyo. During the fair (3 days) you will attend B2B meetings and meet with...
Japan

June 25

2018

June 29

2018

Discover the Japanese approach towards 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...
Japan

September 10

2018

September 14

2018

Discover the Japanese approach towards 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...
Japan

October 09

2018

October 12

2018

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 meet...
Japan

EU-Japan Centre News

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Call for tender to outsource the services of the “Japan Tax and Public Procurement Helpdesk in...
The EU-Japan Centre in Tokyo is regularly publishing "Industry and Policy News" from various...
30 YEARS OF INDUSTRIAL COOPERATION - RESPONDING TO THE CHANGING NEEDS For the past three decades,...

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...

Past events

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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...
Phonovation and Topflight Travel Group
04/12/2017
On Monday 04 and Tuesday 05 December, the EU-Japan Centre organised its 16th Lean in Europe visit. For the first time, the activity consisted of a double-visit and focused on lean in services. The...