December 01

2020

~Transforming business in the digital, green and space transitions~ In this webinar, you will be able to: • learn about concrete cases of such collaborative industrial innovation in particular in the digital, circular economy, and space sectors in which new ideas translated or are going to be translated into valuable products and services;• participate in a discussion aimed at further understanding how to improve the EU and Japan business environment and research & innovation programs towards increasing the number and success rate of innovation-focused collaborations...
Webinar

December 03

2020

In its ongoing efforts to help European SMEs to access the Japanese market, the EU-Japan Centre is co-organising "Export Support" webinars and workshops in cooperation with the EU member organisations of Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) (https://een.ec.europa.eu/). These webinars and/or workshops may include the following: - Sectorial information: sectors, considered for these webinars and/or workshops, are those covered by the EPA and of high potential benefits for EU SMEs, notably food & beverages, textile, footwear & leather (https://www.eu-japan.eu/epa-helpdesk...

December 03

2020

Lean Café - sharing lean thinking in a friendly atmosphere The EU-Japan Centre would like to invite you to join us at our virtual Lean Café. We meet monthly (via Zoom) to discuss and share lean thinking. Click here to access (where available) recordings and presentations from past Lean Café sessions. Dates for your diary... Thursday, 03 December from 10:00 CET (09:00 UK, 18:00 Tokyo): Lean Café #04 - "Driving lean activities through WCM with a customer-oriented focus, while adapting to the new normal" Main guest speakers: Emma Årman, WCM Champion and Carlos...
Online

December 08

2020

In December this year, the Paris Agreement will be five years old. December 2015 – December 2020: five years during which governments, businesses, cities and citizens worldwide accelerated their efforts to address the global challenge of climate change.  These first 5 years of existence of the Paris Agreement were only the beginning: a lot remains to be done to keep the planet under 1.5°C by the end of the century. The EU and Japan now both aim at an ambitious but necessary intermediary goal: reaching carbon neutrality by 2050. During this conference livestreamed from...
Webinar

December 31

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. In light of uncertainties and disruption caused by the global outbreak of coronavirus, the Lean in Europe activity has been suspended for the foreseeable future. Instead, we would like to invite you to join us at our virtual Lean Café for monthly Zoom discussions of lean and operational excellence. If you would like to be sent details of rescheduled and future Lean in Europe visits...
Europe

December 31

2020

An 8-part lecture series giving a sound introduction to the practical concepts of applied lean. The EU-Japan Centre Lean Masterclass consisted of lectures, by Professor Richard Keegan, focussing on "Getting things done". The series was recorded in front of an audience consisting largely of former participants in the Centre's WCM and Lean in Europe activities. As well as being the Advisor to the EU-Japan Centre's WCM and Lean in Europe activities, Richard is an adjunct assistant Professor at the Trinity College Dublin Business School where the series was filmed on 23 &...
Online

January 12

2021

12-01-21 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET What are the EPA opportunities in Japan for EU GI-protected products? The EPA guarantees registration and protection for more than 200 EU GIs for wines and spirits and food-stuffs, including beers, and the possibility to add new GIs in the future. This webinar was 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 will make and the opportunities it will create. Each webinar will be accompanied by a...

January 19

2021

19-01-21 | 14:00 - 15:00 PM CET More details coming soon! REGISTRATION

January 20

2021

20-01-21 | 10:30 - 11:00 AM CET More details coming soon! Various EU products and services began to enjoy benefits from the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) which entered in force on 1 February 2019, and we are seeing a considerable increase of EU exports to Japan.  But yet many EU exporters, particularly small and medium-scaled enterprises (SMEs) perceive access to Japanese market difficult because of unfamiliar trade and business practices. This is a series of online training which presents the latest market information available in 2020-21 and explain in...

January 26

2021

26-01-21 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET What are the EPA opportunities for EU exporters of wines and spirits & beers to Japan? The EPA offers important market access opportunities for EU exporters of wines and spirits & beers to Japan as these products can now duty free in Japan. The EPA furthermore guarantees registration and protection of certain EU geographical indications related to these products, as well as acceptance of most of the EU’s oenological practices for wines. This webinar is part of a series of webinars by the EU-Japan EPA Helpdesk. Each webinar will...