May 16


May 27


"Due to the current global health situation, the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation replaced its 2-week physical programme in Japan by a 2-week online programme. The objective of this programme remains the same: helping participants to get an in-depth understanding of how to do business in Japan. Participation is free of charge." Are you a Start-Up or 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…

May 18


May 20


With the aim of supporting the EU food producers in Japan, the EU-Japan Centre is offering the opportunity to selected EU SMEs to virtually exhibit during ifia the International Food Ingredients & Additives Exhibition and Conference in Japan. ABOUT THE MISSION The EU-Japan Centre will be attending the International Food Ingredients & Additives Exhibition and Conference (ifia) held in Tokyo on 18-20 May 2022. ifia is Japan’s largest food ingredients & additives related event. Selected EU participants will be promoted as co-exhibitors of the EU-Japan Centre’s…
Virtual mission

May 24


Do you want to accelerate the transparency, quality and smoothness of trust and relationship building with Japanese partners?

May 25


  Wednesday, May 25,  2022 JST 16:00-18:15 / CET 9:00-11:15  Simultaneous interpretation EN-JP Agenda: here Registration to participate: here (ZOOM) Hydrogen has many possible applications across industry, transport, power and other sectors. There is a wide consensus that hydrogen is a key priority to achieve the European Green Deal and Europe’s clean energy transition. It offers a solution to decarbonize industrial processes and economic sectors as it does not emit CO2 and cause no pollution when used.  However, at present, hydrogen is largely produced from fossil…

May 31


Do you want to accelerate the transparency, quality and smoothness of strategic planning with Japanese partners?

June 02


  -Toward cooperation between Japan and Europe- Needless to say, storage batteries are an important key technology for achieving carbon neutrality in 2050. Storage batteries have become an infrastructure element not only for in-vehicle use but also for stationary use related to power supply & demand adjustment and backup, and for small consumer use such as IT equipment. The market scale is expanding dramatically. While demand is expanding, on the production side, there are many challenging issues such as securing resources, developing / strengthening/ ruling…

June 10


Lean Café - sharing lean thinking in a friendly atmosphere The EU-Japan Centre invites you to join us at our virtual Lean Café. We hold occasional sessions (via Zoom) to discuss and share lean thinking. There are no participation costs, but you do need to sign up in advance. 502 people attended the first 11 Lean Café sessions.     Our next session on Friday, 10 June will focus on addressing supply chain issues and ensuring agile responses in a volatile environment. The 12th Lean Café will focus on supply chain and agile response issues. TRUMPF is the…

June 14


Do you want to accelerate the transparency, quality and smoothness of virtual communication with Japanese partners?

June 21


What business opportunities does the Japanese Railway Market offer to EU SMEs?

August 18


March 17


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 -2023 Internship Period: 18 AUG 2022-17 MAR 2023 (France and Germany: 19 SEPT 2022-17 mar 2023) Application Deadline: over Vulcanus in Europe 2023 -2024 The application form for companies will be available  in May 2022…

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Past events

07/11/2022 - 11/11/2022
Due to the current pandemic situation, this year’s training course will take place in real time with Japan, on an efficient and user-friendly interactive web platform between 7 to 11 November 2022.…
In its ongoing efforts to help European SMEs to access the Japanese market, the EU-Japan Centre co-organises Market Access workshops in cooperation with the with local EU support organisations (…