January 25

2019

25-01-19 | 10:00 - 11:00 AM CET The complexity of current R&D and innovation challenges requires cutting edge companies to constantly seek external strategic partners to acquire competitive know-how and technologies. The goal of this webinar is to present a proven scientific platform that transforms the complexity of scattered historical scientific information and up-to-date research information hidden behind silo’s, into a single, user-friendly search engine streamlining real-time validated partner discovery, consortium building and collaboration. Registration...

January 29

2019

29-01-19 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET What is Japan’s approach to address plastic pollution? Japan is a world leader producer and consumer of plastic and disposable products. Yet, marine pollution from plastic waste is a growing concern and, after the EU, Japan is actively preparing a new strategy to tackle this issue before welcoming the next G20 in Osaka in 2019. The webinar will introduce the Japanese market of single-use plastic products and potential substitutes, focusing on the items targeted by the EU. We will review the latest development and current situation in Japan,...

February 05

2019

05-08-19 | 10:00 - 11:00 AM CET How can a European company efficiently set up and effectively utilise a representative office in Japan? This Webinar presents practical, step-by-step guidelines relevant to EU-based small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that are thinking about entering Japanese markets by first opening a representative office. For many companies in Europe, Japan can appear both an attractive and a distant or unfamiliar market. For this reason, many European companies hesitate to invest in Japan, or do decide to invest on the basis of imperfect or out-...

February 12

2019

12-02-19 | 10:00 - 11:00 AM CET What Laws should you know when starting a business in Japan? Legal matters upon starting and operating a business in Japan from technical points will be described in this webinar. On the other hand, the presentation will focus on the course of actions for start-ups and how to overcome the challenges you may encounter rather in practical points of view. The webinar is targeted to EU companies seeking to launch a business in Japan, and who would need updated information about the laws and the statutes regarding starting and operating a...

February 13

2019

½-DAY "ABOUT JAPAN" CROSS-CULTURAL WORKSHOP SERIES IN THE EUIn cooperation with local members of the Enterprise Europe Network, the EU-Japan Centre organises cross-cultural workshops in the EU to introduce European companies to the basic principles of Japanese business culture. The goal of the workshops is to prepare European companies for doing business with Japan. Led by an expert consultant with coaching experience at all levels of corporate hierarchy from normal employees to top leadership, the workshops covers the following points: Japanese Business EtiquetteGeneral...

February 21

2019

½-DAY "ABOUT JAPAN" CROSS-CULTURAL WORKSHOP SERIES IN THE EUIn cooperation with local members of the Enterprise Europe Network, the EU-Japan Centre organises cross-cultural workshops in the EU to introduce European companies to the basic principles of Japanese business culture. The goal of the workshops is to prepare European companies for doing business with Japan. Led by an expert consultant with coaching experience at all levels of corporate hierarchy from normal employees to top leadership, the workshops covers the following points: Japanese Business EtiquetteGeneral...

February 28

2019

½-DAY "ABOUT JAPAN" CROSS-CULTURAL WORKSHOP SERIES IN THE EUIn cooperation with local members of the Enterprise Europe Network, the EU-Japan Centre organises cross-cultural workshops in the EU to introduce European companies to the basic principles of Japanese business culture. The goal of the workshops is to prepare European companies for doing business with Japan. Led by an expert consultant with coaching experience at all levels of corporate hierarchy from normal employees to top leadership, the workshops covers the following points: Japanese Business EtiquetteGeneral...

March 13

2019

March 14

2019

To help raise EU industrial competitiveness, the EU-Japan Centre began organising in-depth visits to world class European plants in 2013. Participants learn about the host company's 'lean journey' in its relentless drive to be competitive, and see the lean tools it uses 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 visit: 13 & 14 March 2019 Mozelos PT Lean in Europe visit #22 - Amorim Group (PT) - 13 & 14 March...
Europe

April 01

2019

September 30

2019

6-MONTH FELLOWSHIP IN JAPAN POLICY ANALYSIS OF EU-JAPAN ECONOMIC AND INDUSTRIAL ISSUES 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 issues. The Research Fellow will undertake research work on a selected priority topic of the Centre, which should result in a consistent policy report (70-100 pages), to be owned by the Centre. Apart from research on a pre-determined topic, the Research Fellow will be expected to support the...
Japan

May 20

2019

May 31

2019

A 2-week mission to Japan to get an in-depth understanding of how to do business in Japan How to succeed in Japan? 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 learn more about Japanese management practices? Are you about to be transferred to Japan? Are you considering venturing into the Japanese market? ABOUT THE MISSION Since 1987, more than 600 companies across Europe have benefited from knowledge and concrete tools for better approaching...
Japan

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To introduce European SMEs to the wide range of tender opportunities in Japan, JTTP Helpdesk...
The FUCAM project* is organizing the FUCAM Final Event with main aim to experience future cabin...
To introduce European SMEs to the wide range of tender opportunities in Japan, JTTP Helpdesk...

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Dairy in Japan An analysis of the current market and ist...
November 2018 Japanese Industry and Policy News Topics covered in the November issue:LEGISLATION...
October 2018 Japanese Industry and Policy News Topics covered in the October issue:LEGISLATION...

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Delegation of European Union to Japan ((Europa House, 4-6-28 Minami-Azabu, Minato-ku Tokyo 106-0047)
17/01/2019
The seminar will allow Japanese and EU decision makers to present their visions for long term climate policies and to discuss the opportunities and the challenges ahead on decarbonisation of their economies. Business representatives and experts are invited to give their views in a panel discussion on the business opportunities offered through decarbonisation.
Japan
17/01/2019
On the occasion of the visit of Dr. Jean-Noël Thépaut, Director, Head of Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S), The European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF), the EU-Japan Centre...