January 27

2020

January 31

2020

Exhibit at the “nano tech - International Nanotechnology Exhibition and Conference” Gain knowledge about the Nanotechnology market structure, sector analysis, business policy Identify relevant key contacts (decision makers, R&D centres, business partners) Establish relationships with potential partners (trade and technology) Benefit from face-to-face meetings leading to possible business opportunities ABOUT THE MISSION The Nanotech Cluster/SME mission will be organised on the fringe of the  International Nanotechnology Exhibition and Conference in Tokyo. During...
Japan

January 31

2020

31-01-20 | 10:00 - 11:30 AM CET Horizon Europe is a planned 7-year European Union scientific research initiative meant to succeed the current Horizon 2020 program. The European Commission drafted and approved a plan for the Horizon Europe to raise EU science spending levels by 50% over the years 2021-2027. As of April 2019 the Commission proposes €94.1 billion for Horizon Europe – due to launch in 2021 – up from €77 billion for the current Horizon 2020. The Japanese government might budget about €10 million a year for greater scientific cooperation with the European Union...

February 11

2020

11-02-20 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET How can EU exporters of malt, starches, wheat gluten & albuminoidal substances benefit from EPA concessions in exporting their products to Japan? Import trade concessions are contained in the EPA for EU exporters of malt, starches, wheat gluten & albuminoidal substances to Japan. As a result, these EU products have since the entry into force of the Agreement an important competitive advantage on the Japanese markets. This webinar is part of a series of webinars by the EU-Japan EPA Helpdesk. Each webinar will address a different...

February 25

2020

25-02-20 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET How can EU exporters of textile products benefit from EPA concessions in exporting their products to Japan? Import trade concessions are contained in the EPA for EU exporters of textile products to Japan. As a result, these EU products have since the entry into force of the Agreement an important competitive advantage on the Japanese markets. 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...

February 28

2020

28-02-20 | 10:00 - 11:00 AM CET With its large aging population, Japan is one of the world’s largest markets for health care products. Any pharmaceutical or medical device sold in Japan must be approved by the PMDA, a Japanese national regulatory agency similar to the US FDA. We will discuss foreign entry into this market in Japan and practical considerations for dealing with the PMDA with Ariel Weber, who served as a full-time staff member for three years at the PMDA. Registration deadline: 27/02/2020 Topics learned during this webinar? Why should a non-Japanese...

March 11

2020

March 12

2020

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. 29 companies have been visited since 2013 (3 visits were double visits, each taking in 2 companies) - for more details see the "Previous visits" section at the bottom of this page. 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. Participants learn about the host...
Europe

March 11

2020

March 12

2020

The Lean in Europe visit to Tetra Pak in Lund (Sweden) takes place on Thursday, 12th March 2020. A pre-visit meeting and dinner will be held on 11th March. The group will visit two production lines - filling lines assembly and sealing & creasing. The discussions will address Tetra Pak's world-class manufacturing way of working. About Tetra Pak and the Lund site The two lines that participants will visit are Packaging Equipment and Sealing & Creasing. Most of the material produced on the Lund site are for internal purposes or spare parts for the filling...
Tetra Pak

April 17

2020

The 22nd annual meeting of the EU-Japan Business Round Table will take place in Tokyo on Friday, 17 April 2020. For more information about the BRT, its members, its links to the EU-Japan EPA, its 2020 annual meeting and previous ones, please see the main BRT website.
Tokyo

May 18

2020

May 29

2020

A 2-week mission to Japan to get an in-depth understanding of how to do business in Japan 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 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...
Japan

June 22

2020

June 26

2020

Discover  Japan approach to World-Class Manufacturing Learn how Japanese firms achieve superior production standards Focus on the latest trends by visiting the top manufacturing plants in Japan Visit the real "GEMBA" (i.e. production site in Japan) Meet senior Japanese industry leaders Since the first edition in 1992, more than 700 participants from across all EU Member states have participated in this practical training course. The 5-day World Class Manufacturing training mission provides an in-depth analysis of Japanese manufacturing methodology and is aimed...
Japan