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. Dates for your diary... Thursday, 17 September from 11:00 CEST (10:00 UK, 18:00 Tokyo): Lean Café #02 - "Lean Launch - Implementing Lean in a disruptive environment" 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, "Lean Launch -...
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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 24

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 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

13-10-20 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET What are the opportunities the EPA provides related to the telecom sector? Details coming soon. In the meanwhile you may already register. This webinar is part of a series of webinars by the EU-Japan EPA Helpdesk. Each webinar will address a different topic or sector and will look at the changes the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement will make and the opportunities it will create. Each webinar will be accompanied by a factsheet and a practical guide. For more information on the EPA Helpdesk please click here. The webinar is targeted to...

October 14

2020

October 16

2020

The EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation and Osaka Bio Headquarters (Osaka Prefecture): Biotech & Pharma Virtual Partnering Event from 28-30 September.   The EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation and Osaka Prefectural Government will jointly organize a Biotech & Pharma Virtual Partnering Conference 2020 from 28-30 September. This annual drug discovery partnering event, which used to take place in Osaka, will be held online this year. All B2B meetings will take place in the form of video calls directly made via an online partnering platform. To register...
Japan

October 14

2020

14-10-20 | 10:30 - 11:00 AM CET What should you know when exporting to Japan on Japan Industrial Standard (JIS), Preferential Rules of Origin (RoO), and Intellectual Property Right (IPR)? 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...

October 20

2020

20-10-20 | 15:00 - 16:00 PM CET Japan is just beginning a multiple decade effort to transform its economy towards artificial intelligence.  But its education sector is way way behind in its ability to provide the large numbers of AI knowledgeable workers that future economy will need.  Can your company supply AI education tools, models, software or products to Japans education sector? Registration deadline: 19/10/2020 Attention, this webinar will start at 15h00 CET What you will learn during this webinar? In 40 minutes from your desk, you will discover: How Japan is...

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The EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation has started its operation as a new independent legal...
Launch of online training series. From September onwards, the EU-Japan Centre is managing a series...

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Japanese Industry and policy News June 2020 The topics of the June 2020 issue are as follows...
Japanese Industry and Policy News July-August 2020 Topics covered on the July-August issue:...
Report: 2020 Guide Exporting to Japan What You Should Know To get the access to this report, please ...

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17/09/2020
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...
16/09/2020
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...