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EU-Japan Newsletter, Issue #77

March 2022 - EU-Japan NEWS - the Centre's newsletter is now available on

Case studies: EU-Japan Industrial Cooperation for Decarbonization

Japan - Europe

Businesses and other organizations from Europe and Japan

Japanese Industry and Policy News February 2022

Topics covered on the February issue: 

February, 2022

Report: The Medical Devices Market in Japan
The report is targeting EU-based small- and mid-sized companies (SMEs) that are manufacturing medical devices and seeking to enter the Japanese market or those aiming at strengthening their current positions in the Japanese market.
Digital Transformation in Japan-Assessing opportunities for EU SMEs (Minerva Fellowship)

This report takes a look at digital transformation (DX) that has been a key and a growing topic over the past years, where Japan is no exception.

Report: Marketing Challenges when targeting the Japanese market
Success in Japan requires a deep and ongoing understanding of the consumer. By ‘marketing,’ the authors mean developing and adapting the offer to meet the needs of local consumers as well as encouraging them to buy, and repeat buy through communication and promotional activities.
Japanese Industry and Policy News January 2022

Topics covered on the January 2022 issue:

Legislation and Policy News

EEN Japan - Celebrating 10 years of working together booklet and video

Ten years of ‘happy marriage’ of the EU-Japan Centre with EEN

35th anniversary of the EU-Japan Centre video

2022 marks the 35th anniversary of the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation launched in 1987 by the European Commission (DG GROW) and the Japanese Government (METI).

Japanese Industry and Policy News November - December 2021

November - December, 2021

Legislation and Policy News

Local Decarbonisation in Japan: Municipalities, Regions and Clusters on the Road to Carbon Neutrality
This report takes a look at Japan’s decarbonisation strategies, with a focus on the local and regional levels. At the core of the report are a few main research questions. First, what role do Japanese municipalities and regions play in the transition to a decarbonised society? How do cities understand this role, and what programs have been implemented in service of a commitment to a greener future? What opportunities exist for a diversity of actors—residents, governments, businesses—to collaborate on decarbonisation?

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Speakers & Authors

Rie Arai
Researcher, Environment & Energy Research Division
Director of Trade & Agriculture, OECD
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Managing Director


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