March 26

2018

March 27

2018

On Tuesday 27th March, the EU-Japan Centre will organise its 17th Lean in Europe visit to Schaeffler, in Berndorf-St. Veit close to Vienna (Austria).  A preparatory evening will be organised the previous day. It will include lean activities and a networking dinner hosted by the EU-Japan Centre. The next day will be devoted to the visit to Schaeffler. Please check below for more details: The application deadline has now passed. It is no longer possible to apply for a place on this visit. For more information on the Lean in Europe activity, please click here.
Schaeffler

April 01

2018

September 30

2018

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 daily analytical activities of the Centre, including media monitoring, policy briefings...
Japan

April 20

2018

The 20th annual meeting of the EU-Japan Business Round Table (BRT) will take place in Tokyo on Friday, 20th April. The BRT brings together senior executives from almost 50 EU and Japanese companies and business organisations to discuss issues of common interest affecting business and the wider world and to submit detailed recommendations to the EU and Japanese Authorities. Senior people from the Government of Japan and the European Commission also take part in the BRT's meetings.

May 07

2018

On Tuesday 8 May 2018, the EU-Japan Centre will organise an "ICT Partnering Event" in Tokyo, Japan. The partnering event will be held one day before the "Japan IT week Spring",  which takes place on 9-11 May at Tokyo Big Sight, Japan. LOCATIONTokyo, Kasumigaseki Bldg. Plaza Hall EVENT CAPACITY50-70 EU and Japanese companies and clusters/organisations TARGET FIELDS Artificial Intelligence (AI)Big Data Management Robotic process automation (RPA)Fintech / Asset Management Solutions Internet of Things (IoT)Machine to Machine (M2M) communicationCyber security Embedded...
Japan

May 08

2018

May 11

2018

Exhibit at the Japan IT Week trade fair at Tokyo Big Sight Gain knowledge about the ICT 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 4-day mission will include: - an "ICT partnering event" on Tuesday, 8 May in Tokyo (Kasumigaseki Building, Plaza Hall) - 3-day fair at the "Japan IT Week" (Spring edition) from...
Japan

May 24

2018

On Thursday, 24th May, the EU-Japan Centre will organise its 18th Lean in Europe visit to the Jameson Distillery, in Dublin (Ireland). This visit will enable participants to understand how the Jameson whiskey distillery uses integrated robotics and a high level of shop floor engagement and process development to drive the process of its bottling plant. Additional details will be provided in due course. Full details will be available on this page soon. The usual Lean in Europe terms and conditions apply. For more information please email us...
Jameson Distillery

May 25

2018

On Friday, 25th May, the EU-Japan Centre will organise its 19th Lean in Europe visit to TRUMPF, near Stuttgart (Germany). The visit will focus on: SYNCHRO - TRUMPF's production system TRUMPF's Digital Transformation - with a focus on order-to-cash Industry 4.0 in Sheetmetal Fabrication (including a gemba visit) Digitization of Order-to-Cash process (including a gemba visit to a production factory for punching tools) Full details will be available on this page soon. The usual Lean in Europe terms and conditions apply. For more information please email us
TRUMPF

May 26

2018

With a view to helping raise industrial competitiveness, the EU-Japan Centre has organised in-depth visits to world class European plants since 2013. During the visits, participants will learn about the host company's 'lean journey' including the tools it uses in its relentless drive to be competitive, and will see the tools 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 visits: To Schaeffler on Tuesday, 27 March. Focus of the...
Europe

June 25

2018

June 29

2018

Discover the Japanese approach towards 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...
Japan

September 10

2018

September 14

2018

Discover the Japanese approach towards 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...
Japan