October 11


How to continue in sustainable growth after the initial steps of market entry?

October 18


After the excitement of the first orders, how do you proceed?

October 20


  Overview   This seminar will offer an update on the adoption of the Unitary Patent system, which will contribute in making the protection of inventions in Europe simpler and more effective by allowing applicants to protect their inventions in EU countries by submitting one single patent application. The speakers will discuss how the Unitary Patent system is going to boost R&D activities, and facilitate the path of innovative products and services. The seminar will also cover topics related to the growing adoption of Artificial Intelligence (AI)…

October 25


What business opportunities does Japan’s market for coffee, tea and soft drinks offer to EU SMEs and how can they enter it?

November 08


What business opportunities are there for EU SMEs in the Japanese pet products market? How can I enter and grow my pet business in Japan?

November 15


Is there a large home fashion and decoration market in Japan and is it worth the effort for EU companies? Especially now after the pandemic? Yes, in so many ways…

November 22


The webinar targets: EU companies seeking to newly develop or strengthen their current positions in Japan’s Fintech market and EU companies with strong technology and development background.

November 29


The webinar targets EU companies seeking to develop their activities in Japan or non-profit support organisations aiming at supporting these EU companies in their internationalisation process with Japan.

December 01


Lean Café - sharing lean thinking in a friendly atmosphere The EU-Japan Centre invites you to join us at our virtual Lean Café. We hold occasional sessions (via Zoom) to discuss and share lean thinking. There are no participation costs, but you do need to sign up in advance. 536 people attended the first 12 Lean Café sessions. Lean Café sessions are only open to people working for companies or organisations registered in an EU27 member-state or in Iceland, Liechtenstein or Norway.  We are currently planning future sessions of the Lean Café and when they are confirmed we…

January 10


Do you want strategic insight, tactical guidance and real-life examples of how to succeed in the Japanese market?

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Past events

29/11/2022 - 02/12/2022
Join our Digital mission during the Innovation Leaders’ Summit 2022 in Tokyo   Applications are closed     OBJECTIVES Through this 4-day mission, you will have the opportunity to: promote…
04-10-22 | 10:00 - 11:00 AM CET   Next to the attention to detail, discover the need for consistency and reliability! Japanese tend to highly dislike surprises and are extremely keen on long-term…