September 21


The webinar targets start-ups with innovative biotech-related products or services that look for funding from Japanese medical, agricultural, chemical or environmental industries.

September 22


The export process starts with market research: EU exporters should research to know about Japanese market, their products for Japanese market, and Japanese consumers to target. Based on findings from market research, EU exporters then identify target market, set marketing position, and develop marketing strategies. According to the target, positioning and strategies, EU exporters search for a suitable partner.

September 23


Lean Café - sharing lean thinking in a friendly atmosphereThe 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. 410 people have joined the first 8 Lean Café sessions.Our next session...Thursday, 23 September, from 11:00 Brussels (10:00 UK, 18:00 Tokyo):Lean Café #09 - Applying WCM principles and tools to create a World-Class Company | featuring CNH Industrial - book your place now via this webformC​NH Industrial is a global…

September 28


The webinar targets Small and medium-sized EU producers of frozen food and ice cream seeking to enter the Japanese market or strengthen their current positions in Japan. It will provide information on recent trends and developments in the frozen food and ice cream market including possibilities for EU SMEs.

September 29


29-09-21 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET What are the procurement activities of Japanese government entities in support of the development of the digital economy and does this offer opportunities for EU SMEs? Development of the digital economy and digital public services is currently high on the agenda of Japanese policymakers. Although the country formulated a digital "e-Japan' agenda 20 years ago to make Japan a leading country in the adaptation of digital technologies, the difficulties of Japan's government agencies to set up efficient support programmes for citizens and…

September 30


Alternatives work typically in manufacturing sector but also apply for primary sectors like agriculture and food. They suit those EU producers and exporters who wish to expand cross-border business quickly with less financial and operational investment.

October 05


This webinar targets EU companies seeking to export malt, starches, wheat gluten & albuminoidal substances to Japan by taking advantage of the trade preferences offered by the EPA.

October 06


In Japan, there are various intermediaries who are attracted to EU products while different distributors possess different qualifications. Selecting a best, qualified partner is the key for successful entry and growth in Japanese market.

October 12


The webinar targets EU small, innovative companies, open to international collaborations and to investing resources in a challenging but trustworthy market, producers of high quality, ethical and sustainable products.

October 13


October 15


Since 2013, the EU-Japan Centre is organizing Cluster/SME Missions in the field of Biotech/Pharma.For 2021 we have made the decision to plan with a virtual mission because we cannot foresee if, and under which conditions the Japanese authorities will allow business travel from Europe to Japan this year. (Since April 2020, nationals of all EU member states are denied entry to Japan, until further notice)Under these circumstances we provide the best opportunity to get in contact with Japanese companies and research organisations in the field of Pharma, Biotechnologies and…

EU-Japan Centre's News

Please find below our upcoming webinars which will take place in September: EPA Helpdesk Webinar…
The EU-Japan Centre is currently calling for expert report proposals for its "About Japan"…
The EU-Japan Centre in Tokyo is regularly publishing "Industry and Policy News" from various…


Floating solar power | Ciel & Terre X Minna DenryokuCiel & Terre, a European leader of floating…
Japanese Industry and Policy News July-August 2021Topics covered on the issue: JAPANESE INDUSTRY…
Hydrogen-powered vessels | CMB X Tsuneishi Group   CMB (Compagnie Maritime Belge), a Belgian…
Japanese Industry and policy News June - July 2021JAPANESE INDUSTRY AND POLICY NEWSJune - July,…

Past events

18/08/2022 - 17/03/2023
A unique opportunity for EU companies to host Japanese S&T university students as interns for R&D   APPLICATION DEADLINE:  23 SEPTEMBER 2021 INTERNSHIP PERIOD: …
16-09-21 | 10:00 - 11:00 AM CET | 5:00 - 6:00 PM JST Are digital-based companies that provide services / products to Japanese consumers subject to any taxes in Japan? During the webinar, we will…