May 08

2018

EU-Japan ICT Business Matching Event 2018

On Tuesday 8 May 2018, the EU-Japan Centre will organise an "ICT Partnering Event" with the support of the Japan External Trade Organisation and the Smart IoT Acceleration consortium in Tokyo, Japan.

The partnering event will be held one day before the "Japan IT week Spring": http://www.japan-it.jp/en/),  which takes place on 9-11 May at Tokyo Big Sight, Japan.

LOCATION
Tokyo, Kasumigaseki Bldg. Plaza Hall

EVENT CAPACITY
40-60 EU and Japanese companies and clusters/organisations

TARGET FIELDS
Internet of Things (IoT), Fintech, Machine to Machine (M2M) communication
Artificial intelligence, Software Development, Cloud Computing, Data Center, Embedded Technology, Hardware producers
Mobile Solutions, Big Data Management, Information Security

PARTICIPANTS

  • 20 European companies and cluster organisations which visit Japan as part of the ICT mission organised by the EU-Japan Centre (http://www.eu-japan.eu/events/ict-cluster-sme-mission)
    European companies and organisations can apply to participate in the mission until 22 February 2018.
  • Additional European companies which plan to attend the “Japan IT Week” or who are present in Japan during the above period.
  • Japanese companies in the IT sector; exhibitors and visitors of “Japan IT Week”, member companies of Japanese Associations and Clusters
  • Relevant partner organisations (EU and Japanese) involved in the event

PARTNERING EVENT DETAILS

Participation in the brokerage event will be free of charge for its participants.
A well-established B2B partnering software will allow to search for potential partners online and request meetings up to 1 month before the event. Meetings will be automatically scheduled by the software.
Bilingual (English and Japanese) staff support will be available on-site.

AIMS AND BENEFITS OF THE PARTNERING EVENT

  • Benefit from face-to-face meetings leading to possible business opportunities
  • Establish relationships with potential EU and Japanese partners (trade and technology)
  • Initiate collaboration between industry associations or cluster organisations

TARGETED SYNERGIES

The Event will benefit from being organised at the launch of new joint EU-Japan ICT calls for proposals under Horizon 2020, which opens opportunities for joint projects between European and Japanese partners.
The partnering event is following up on the Japanese activities during this year's CeBIT, where Japan was the Official Partner Country and will create a link with planned Japanese participation in CeBIT 2018.

The Business Matching event will be supported by:

Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)

Smart IoT Acceleration Forum

ACCESS TO THE B2B ONLINE PLATFORM: https://ict-tokyo2018.b2match.io/

INQUIRIES:
EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation - info-jp@een-japan.eu - +81-3-6408-0281

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