Please use this form to apply for a place on the Lean in Europe visit to Lego and Skoda, near Prague (Czech Republic), on Tuesday, 16 & Wednesday 17 July 2019.

You can find the latest information about the visit via the above link.

Application deadline: Sunday, 9th June 2019. 

For the terms and conditions please refer to the main Lean in Europe webpage.

Given the competitive nature of the process, and the limited number of places, not everyone who applies will get a place. You should NOT book any flights or hotel stays until you have received an email from the EU-Japan Centre confirming that you have been allocated a place on the activity. Anyone who does make such bookings now, does so at their own risk.

Whilst your company is welcome to apply for more than one place, depending upon the numbers of places available and suitable applicants, the EU-Japan Centre may limit places to one per company.

Any questions? Please e-mail lean@eu-japan.eu or call +32 2 282 3714.

Please note that only complete application forms submitted before the application deadline will be considered.

Information about you
Month - Day - Year : e.g. Jan 1 1971
Only nationals of the EU28 Member-States and citizens of a COSME Third Country, or Japan, can take part in the visit.
If you have a LinkedIn profile, please give its url. This helps us understand your background and also allows us to connect with you.
Information about your company
Should your company have more than one website, please give the url for the website relating to your site / division.
Please describe in a little detail the main sector of activity of your company (or the part you work for). E.g. aerospace, automotive, healthcare.
With the EU and Japan having concluded an Economic Partnership Agreement which is set to transform the EU-Japan relationship from early next year, it is useful for us to know whether or not your company currently exports its products / services to Japan although this will have no bearing on your application or on the Lean in Europe visit.
Office address

Please give the street address for your place of work

Information about your line manager
For statistical purposes we need to know if your company meets the standard European Commission definition of an SME. If so, it must have 250 or fewer workers AND either a turnover not larger than €50m or a balance sheet total not larger than €43m. If your company is an SME please reply "Yes", if it is a large company please reply "No". If your company is a micro company, please reply "Yes".
Other details
Please indicate whether you would expect to fly or drive. The nearest airport will be Prague Airport (PRG). The meeting point for the preparatory evening will be a hotel located between the airport and the factory. Details of the hotel will be sent to confirmed participants in due course.
During the visit to the factory, participants will need to wear safety shoes. Please indicate whether you have ones you can bring or whether you need ones to be provided for you.
Please state your EUROPEAN shoe size. Click here for a conversion table.
For your own safety, please let us know if you have a pacemaker fitted.
Document to submit

Please upload a recent passport-style photo. Please label it with your surname and then "-photo" (e.g. "Smith-photo).

Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png.
Final check

Please click on the "Preview your application" button you will then be able to see the answers you have given and can print/save a copy for your records. You then need to click on the "Submit" button. A copy of your application will then be sent to the EU-Japan Centre and a copy will be sent to the work email address you gave.

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