Topics covered in the February issue: LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS・Guidebook for Utilization of Camera Images Formulated・Scope of Applications for Trademark Registration Entitled to the Accelerated Examination/Appeal Examination Systems Expanded・A New "Fukudzukuri 4.0" Project Started on an Existing IT Platform・Winners of the 3rd Nippon Venture Awards Announced COMPANY NEWS・Nidec ASI Closes Contract for a Large Order for UK's Power Storage System・Construction of the Second Mega Solar Power...
Ainia centro tecnológico – from EShttp://english.ainia.es/web/english Ainia is a technology centre with the legal status of a private non-profit association, created in 1987 and formed by more than 900 companies mainly from the food sector. SME Activities: Companies from 34 subsectors covering the whole food value chain and related activitiesSize: 198 staff, 13.000 m2 of facilities, 14 M€ turnoverInterests in Japan: develop innovations using...
This project was conducted as part of the MINERVA research fellowship, and the final report provides a comprehensive overview of the Japan Space policy and industry, with a focus on Earth Observation (EO), including a SWOT analysis of the Japanese EO industry. It’s the first report of its kind dedicated to the commercial EO data service industry in Japan, and it distinguishes itself through fresh market analysis based on on-site interviews with 40 private and public Japanese entities in 8...
Not sure how to access the Japanese market ? This video shows how the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial cooperation can help, just like it helped the Slovenian SME Robotina succeed in Japan. The newt one could be you ! Video also available on youtube
This report has been conducted to support and complement the policy exchange in the framework of the EU-Japan Industrial Dialogue. Given the limited time and resources allocated for this study, the results should be regarded only as a snapshot example of the newer and/or less known technologies in Europe.From the total of 185 technologies collected, 15 were selected as being the best candidates for investment/cooperation with Japan. The data collected from the EU member states from Central and...
VenusRoses Labsolutions – from BG VenusRose Labsolutions was founded in 2009 in Sofia, Bulgaria. It is a privately owned biotechnical research, development and production company specialised in all-natural herbal remedies designed to improve people’s life. SME Activities: developing a range of products and healthy supplements that are based on Bulgarian Rose Oil.Size: 19 full-time employeesInterest in Japan: Went on the biotech mission in 2014. VenusRoses Labsolutions is in contact with a...
What are the main trends of the ceramic products markets in Japan? If you are a bioceramics (dental or bone implants), tableware or interior design ceramic producer or major distributor this webinar will provide you some understandings of the Japanese ceramic market trends and opportunities. Japan’s aging population and the elders' expectations for a healthy, qualitative and active life represent great potential for products complying with this demands. At the same time the younger generations...
OcellO B.V. was founded in 2011 in Leiden, NL. It is a privately owned contract research organisation based on technology developed at Leiden University.   SME Activities: Offering contract research services for the drug discovery industry.Size: 12 FTE.Interest in Japan: Currently have partners in Japan, search for additional partners and planning on launching new products in Japan To get the access to this case study, please...
How to find a reliable distributor and increase your sale results in Japan? In order to succeed in Japanese market, it is necessary to understand the distribution network for your product. Being aware of distribution system and how it works, you will be able to find a right distributor for a particular product. Therefore, there are several key factors to check before starting business in Japan- select right distribution channel, select the best distributor/wholesaler for your product, and...

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

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経済産業省大臣官房審議官(環境問題担当)

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02/02/2018
½-day "About Japan" Cross-cultural Workshop Series in the EU In cooperation with local members of the Enterprise Europe Network, the EU-Japan Centre organises cross-cultural workshops in the EU to...
06/02/2018
06-02-18 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET What will be the impact of the EU-Japan EPA on government procurement? In December, Japan and the European Union have finalised negotiations for a trade agreement....