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Nanotech Business Mission in Japan

January 30 2024 -> February 02 2024
  • Exhibit at the “nano tech - International Nanotechnology Exhibition and Conference”
  • Identify relevant key contacts 
  • Establish relationships with potential partners (trade and technology)
  • Benefit from face-to-face meetings leading to possible business opportunities

ABOUT THE MISSION

The Nanotech Business Mission in Japan will be organised on the fringe of the nano tech Expo 2024, taking place from 30 Jan to 2 February, 2024 in Tokyo. During the fair (3 days) you will attend  B2B meetings and meet with Japanese visitors. In order to maximize your partnering opportuni­ties, you will be able to exhibit in the EU-Japan Centre booth.

Professional interpreters will be on hand during the trade fair to help you communicate with potential Japanese business partners. Based on materials you provide, the EU-Japan Centre will arrange Japanese-language posters to promote your product at the EU Delegation booth at the trade fair.

OBJECTIVES

  • Explore partnering opportunities with Japanese Biotech, Pharma, and Healthtech companies
  • Meet and network with potential business partners in Japan
  • Create new business opportunities and partnerships with Japanese companies
  • Gain valuable insights and knowledge about the Japanese market to become more competitive on a global scale as an SME
  • Prepare the ground for practical cluster cooperation with Japanese counterparts as a cluster

PARTICIPANT PROFILE

This call for applications targets individuals working for SMEs (*) (small and medium enterprises, start-ups) or Clusters (**) from the European Union, or a Euroepan country associated to the Single Market Programme, SME Pillar (***), active in the following sectors:

Micro / Nano Materials

Nano particles, composite materials, nano cellulose, carbon nanotubes, nanofibres, nano coatings, nanocomposite materials, graphene, nano inks, biocompatible materials, photonics materials, Fullerene, nano colloids, high-performance magnetic materials, highly-pure materials, Cellulose nanofibres (CNF), cellulose nanocrystals (CNC), cellulose filaments, bacterial cellulose (BC), microfibrillated cellulose (MFC), cellulose fibrils, nanocellulose composites, and other nanocellulosic materials, Application technologies for ceramics, electrodes, and nanocomposites...

Micro / Nano Evaluation & Measurement

Electron microscope (SEM / TEM), analysis equipment, evaluation measurement and designing tool, ultra precision measuring instrument, high efficiency / high sensitive sensor, contract evaluation / measurement / analysis service, molecular imaging, simulation / molecular design software, near-field optical, piezo stage, SPM / AFM, micro TAS, Materials Informatics, Simulation and Molecular Design Software, Grain Size and Distribution Measurement, Operand Measurement, Cryomicroscopy, Support Tools for Research, Three-Dimensional Measurement, X-ray CT, In-Site Nano Analysis, High Time Decomposition Measurement...

Micro / Nano Fabrication Technology

Thin film manufacturing technology, nano-imprint, ultra precision surface processing technology, laser processing, inkjet printing, mixing / stirring / dispersing / grinding techniques, precision pattern printing technology, etching, next-generation lithography, electron beam/ion beam processing, contract processing service, nano transistor technology, priming charge processing, fusion/bonding technology, emulsification, adhesion and bonding technology, microdischarge processing, microtransistor technology, cellulose nanofibre processing...

(*) Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are companies that meet the standard criteria set by the European Commission to be classified as SMEs.

(**) Clusters are those who are registered in the European Cluster Cooperation Platform (http://www.clustercollaboration.eu. Registration on that platform is free of charge.

(***) Please check the status of your country here.

ELIGIBILITY

The applicant must:

  • Work for a legal entity located in the European Union or a country associated with the Single Market Programme, SME Pillar (***)
  • Be supported by their employer through a signed letter (in case they do not belong to senior management)
  • Be able to participate in the entire programme
  • Have a good command of English (recommended level B2 or higher)
  • Have proven experience in the industry

SELECTION

The Centre will evaluate applicants based on the following primary selection criteria:

  • Company's strategy regarding Japan
  • Innovative aspects of the product/technology/service offered by the company
  • Applicant's professional background

The mission will welcome 12 companies.

WHAT DO WE OFFER?

The EU-Japan Centre will cover the expenses for one representative per selected company/cluster for: 

  • Individual display stand in the joint EU-Japan Centre booth at the exhibition
  • Support by EU-Japan Centre staff and professional interpreters at the joint EU-Japan Centre booth
  • Translation of poster and company profile, as well as printing of the poster for the exhibition

COSTS

Mission participants are responsible for covering:

  • Flight and other travel expenses to / from Japan
  • Accommodation
  • Other living expenses in Japan, including local transportation and meals

DEPOSIT

Participants who have been selected for the mission are required to pay a deposit of €1000 to secure their spot in the mission. After a brief post-event report is submitted, the deposit will be refunded. Before applying, please ensure you are committed, as cancelling after confirming your participation will result in a forfeiture of the deposit.

 

THE NANOTECH SECTOR IN JAPAN

Looking for information about the nanotech sector in Japan?
Visit the dedicated page in our EU Business in Japan related content:

Free membership registration. 

 

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