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 07

2018

On Tuesday 8 May 2018, the EU-Japan Centre will organise an "ICT Partnering Event" in Tokyo, Japan. The partnering event will be held one day before the "Japan IT week Spring",  which takes place on 9-11 May at Tokyo Big Sight, Japan. LOCATIONTokyo, Kasumigaseki Bldg. Plaza Hall EVENT CAPACITY50-70 EU and Japanese companies and clusters/organisations TARGET FIELDS Artificial Intelligence (AI)Big Data Management Robotic process automation (RPA)Fintech / Asset Management Solutions Internet of Things (IoT)Machine to Machine (M2M) communicationCyber security Embedded...
Japan

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 25

2018

On Friday, 25th May, the EU-Japan Centre will organise its 19th Lean in Europe visit to TRUMPF, near Stuttgart (Germany). The visit will focus on: SYNCHRO - TRUMPF's production system TRUMPF's Digital Transformation - with a focus on order-to-cash Industry 4.0 in Sheetmetal Fabrication (including a gemba visit) Digitization of Order-to-Cash process (including a gemba visit to a production factory for punching tools) Full details will be available on this page soon. The usual Lean in Europe terms and conditions apply. For more information please email us
TRUMPF

May 26

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. Focus of the...
Europe

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 05

2018

November 16

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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The Centre is currently inviting EU SMEs and clusters to apply for the next ICT mission to Japan in...
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...

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January 2018 Japanese Industry and Policy News Topics covered in the January issue: LEGISLATION...
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...

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Japan
16/02/2019
Exhibit at the “nano tech - International Nanotechnology Exhibition and Conference” Gain knowledge about the Nanotechnology market structure, sector analysis, business policy Identify relevant key...
20/02/2018
20-02-18 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET Do you want to accelerate the speed and quality of collaborative arrangements with Japanese partners? This webinar will not dwell on the popular assumptions about the...