December 31

2022

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 10

2023

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

January 17

2023

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

January 31

2023

February 03

2023

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 Cluster/SME mission will be organised on the fringe of the nano tech Expo 2023, taking place from 1 to 3 February, 2023 in Tokyo. During the fair (3 days) you will attend  B2B meetings and meet with Japanese visitors. In order to maximize your partnering…
Japan

February 20

2023

February 21

2023

The EU-Japan Centre is delighted to have been able to restart physical Lean in Europe visits to learn, see, understand and share good practice by visiting European factories and facilities. The EU-Japan Centre will continue to schedule Lean Café webinar discussions but on an occasional basis. The Lean in Europe visits are designed to inspire the participants along their companies' lean journeys and provide valuable feedback to the host companies. The first visit in the new series was hosted by PakMarkas in Lithuania on 30 September 2022. Please note…
Germany

February 20

2023

February 21

2023

Lean in Europe visits exist to discuss good practice and facilitate the ideas of sharing and networking.   28th Lean in Europe visit on 20 & 21 February 2023 in Uslar (Lower Saxony) in Germany. During this 1½-day mission, the 14 participants will get an introduction to the "Konecranes Way", learn how it is used in the Uslar facility, visit the shop floor to see it in operation and be asked to observe and give feedback on two issues: trolley assembly - optimising the current assembly and packing process component production - optimising the pre-set-up process…
Konecranes

March 13

2023

March 17

2023

Discover Japan's approach to 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 After 2 years the Eu-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation is  re-starting its  WCM missions in Japan ! Since the first edition in 1992, more than 900 participants from across all EU Member states have participated in this practical training course. The 5-…
Japan

March 14

2023

March 17

2023

Promote your green technologies at Tokyo’ Decarbonisation Expo with the support of the EU-JAPAN CENTRE ! Exhibit at the “Decarbonisation Expo” Establish relationships with potential partners (trade and technology) Face-to-face meetings leading to possible business opportunities Application Deadline   ABOUT THE MISSION The Green Mission will be organised on the fringe of the Decarbonisation Expo in Tokyo, From March 14 to 17, 2023. Participants will be able to meet Japanese companies and promote their activities face to face.  OBJECTIVES Through…
Japan

May 15

2023

May 26

2023

  Are you a Start-Up or a SME (small medium enterprise)? 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? GRFJ video: Everything you want to know in 4 min about our 'Get Ready For Japan' training!> ABOUT THE MISSION Since 1987, more than 600 companies across Europe have benefited from knowledge and…
Japan

August 21

2023

March 15

2024

A unique opportunity for EU companies to host Japanese S&T university students as interns for R&D   Vulcanus in Europe 2022 -2023  Ongoing Vulcanus in Europe 2023 -2024 Internship Period: 21 AUG 2023-15 MAR 2024 (Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland: 18 SEPT 2023-15 mar 2024) Companies  from eastern and Baltic countries are strongly encouraged to apply.  Special consideration will be given to companies prioritizing sustainability   Promotional VIDEO…
Europe

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Japan
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Vulcanus in Japan student internship programme Are you a company in Japan willing to host a European trainee? This programme is for you! “Vulcanus in Japan” is a 1-year internship programme for…
02/12/2022
Institute of Energy Economics, Japan the EU Delegation to Japan and the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation Joint webinar ~ The EU response to the energy crisis ~ The Institute of Energy…