March 27

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 for a...
Europe

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 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 08

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. LOCATIONTokyo, Kasumigaseki Bldg. Plaza Hall EVENT CAPACITY40-60 EU and Japanese companies and clusters/organisations TARGET FIELDSInternet of Things (IoT), Fintech, Machine to Machine (M2M) communicationArtificial...
Japan

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

October 09

2018

October 12

2018

Exhibit at the “BioJapan” Expo in Pacifico Yokohama Gain knowledge about the 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) in the Global Biotechnology Industry Benefit from face-to-face meetings leading to possible business opportunities ABOUT THE MISSION The Biotech Cluster/SME mission will be organised on the fringe of “BioJapan” Expo in Yokohama.  During the fair (3 days) you will attend B2B meetings and meet...
Japan

November 19

2018

November 30

2018

Get an in-depth understanding of how to do business in Japan How to succeed in Japan? 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 tools for better approaching the Japanese market thanks to...
Japan

December 31

2019

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 also the Manager of the Competitiveness Department at Enterprise Ireland and an adjunct assistant Professor at the...
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EU-Japan Centre News

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The EU-Japan Centre in Tokyo is regularly publishing "Industry and Policy News" from various...
To introduce European SMEs to the wide range of tender opportunities in Japan, JTTP Helpdesk...
Call for tender to outsource the services of the “Japan Tax and Public Procurement Helpdesk in...

Library

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December 2017 Japanese Industry and Policy News Topics covered in the December issue: LEGISLATION...
November 2017 Japanese Industry and Policy News Topics covered in the November issue: LEGISLATION...
EU-Japan Newsletter, Issue #60 December 2017. The Centre is pleased to...
Brief Japan Industrial Reports ADDITIONAL REPORTS AVAILABLE on www....

Past events

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Japan
01/04/2018
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...
Webinar
19/01/2018
Webinar Pre departure briefing online: "Nanotech SME/Cluster Mission to Japan" 14 – 16 February 2018 EU-level Nanotech mission to Japan About the mission The Nanotech Cluster/SME mission coincides...