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...
Topics covered in the January issue: LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS・A Study Group on Competition Policies in Relation to the Fourth Industrial Revolution Established・The Working Group for the Standardization of Credit Card Data Compiled a Report SURVEY AND BUSINESS DATA・Industrial Production is Expected to Increase in January and February・MAFF Published the First Wood Biomass Energy Report・Tourism Industry: Annual Foreign Visitors Reached a Record High of 24 Million・Foreign Workers Exceeds One...

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Call for tender to outsource the services of the “Japan Tax and Public Procurement Helpdesk in...
The EU-Japan Centre in Tokyo is regularly publishing "Industry and Policy News" from various...
30 YEARS OF INDUSTRIAL COOPERATION - RESPONDING TO THE CHANGING NEEDS For the past three decades,...

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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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Europe
14/11/2017
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...
Online
01/12/2017
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 "...