November 30

2021

How to deal with Consumption Tax when doing business with or in Japan is a question that is often asked to JTPP Helpdesk's experts, as Japan's CT system operates rather differently from the EU VAT regime.

December 02

2021

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-…

December 07

2021

The EU-Japan EPA entered into force on 1 February 2019. How has the application of this Agreement influenced EU exports of Agri-Food and Textile Products to Japan? Which sectors have seized the opportunities of preferential market access in Japan, and which have not?

December 16

2021

EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation & EURAXESS Japan Joint Webinar of the EU-Japan Innovation Day As innovation in the Space Industry is rapidly accelerating, its impact is reflected on the ever growing technology applications downstream on Earth, as well as the growing challenge to validate commonly agreed legal and intellectual property frameworks.    Inventions from the space sector have so far made important contributions in various industries such as materials, energy, robotics, transportation equipment, medtech and food among others and this positive…

December 31

2021

Lean Café - sharing lean thinking in a friendly atmosphere The EU-Japan Centre invites you to join us at our virtual Lean Café. We meet monthly (via Zoom) to discuss and share lean thinking. There are no participation costs, but you do need to sign up in advance. 466 people have joined the first 10 Lean Café sessions.     Our next session... Details to be confirmed     We are currently planning future sessions of the Lean Café and when they are confirmed we will post details of them on this page and also…
Online

December 31

2021

  To help raise EU industrial competitiveness, the EU-Japan Centre organises in-depth visits to European plants to discuss best practice and facilitate the sharing of ideas and networking. In light of uncertainties and disruption caused by the global outbreak of coronavirus, the Lean in Europe activity has been suspended for the foreseeable future. Instead, we would like to invite you to join us at our virtual Lean Café for monthly Zoom discussions of lean and operational excellence. If you would like to be sent details of rescheduled…
Europe

January 12

2022

12-01-22 | 10:30 - 11:00 AM CET This is the second round of the online training series “What you should know when exporting to Japan”. It briefs in 30 minutes on the latest information on export processes and procedures relating to EU exports to Japan. It also covers trade and administrative rules and regulations relevant to EU businesses which are new to exporting as well as those which carry out regular, on-going businesses with Japan. Focus is given to small and medium sized EU enterprises (SMEs) and to those sectors which offer growing opportunities to EU exports to…

January 18

2022

Semiconductor industry is changing on a global scale and more and more European companies are presented with the incentives to join its global value chain. Japan remains one of the main global players in the semiconductor industry due to its robust electronics and IT markets.

January 19

2022

19-01-22 | 10:30 - 11:00 AM CET This is the second round of the online training series “What you should know when exporting to Japan”. It briefs in 30 minutes on the latest information on export processes and procedures relating to EU exports to Japan. It also covers trade and administrative rules and regulations relevant to EU businesses which are new to exporting as well as those which carry out regular, on-going businesses with Japan. Focus is given to small and medium sized EU enterprises (SMEs) and to those sectors which offer growing opportunities to EU exports to…

January 25

2022

This webinar targets European companies seeking to put, administratively, everything in place before exporting to Japan.

EU-Japan Centre's News

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The EU-Japan Centre in Tokyo is regularly publishing "Industry and Policy News" from various…
The latest issue of the EU-Japan NEWS, the EU-Japan Centre's quarterly newsletter is now available…
Please find below our upcoming webinars which will take place in November:   EPA Helpdesk Webinar…

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Japanese Industry and Policy News October - November 2021Topics covered on the October - November 2021…
High performance energy storage | Skeleton Technologies X MarubeniJapanese trading giant Marubeni invested in March…
Electric Mobility | CaetanoBus X MitsuiMitsui, one of Japan’s leading general trading…
Japanese Industry and Policy News September - October 2021Topics covered on the September - October issue…

Past events

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Europe
18/08/2022 - 17/03/2023
A unique opportunity for EU companies to host Japanese S&T university students as interns for R&D   Vulcanus in Europe 2021 -2022: Ongoing Vulcanus in Europe 2022 -…
25/11/2021
In cooperation with local members of the Enterprise Europe Network, the EU-Japan Centre organises cross-cultural online workshops to introduce European companies to the basic principles of Japanese…