Topics covered in the November issue: LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS・Promoting Research on 'Blue Carbon' SURVEY AND BUSINESS DATA・Welfare Expenses of Big Enterprises Continue to Grow・CSR Expenses of Keidanren Members Increased Four Consecutive Years・Tourism Industry: Last Year's Record of 24 Million Foreign Visitors Almost Equaled in Only 10 months COMPANY NEWS・Household Fuel Cell System of Tokyo Gas Exceeded 90,000 Units・Daihen Starts Marketing Wireless Charging Systems for EVs・Funai Electric...
Topics covered in the October issue: LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS・"Tokyo Initiative 2017" for Connected Industries Announced・Winners of the IoT Lab Selection Announced・Priority Area for Introducing Nursing Care Robot Revised・New Standard for Robots for Lumbar Support Established・Winners of Resource Recirculation Technologies Selected・METI and U.S. DOE Cooperate in the CCUS・27 Areas Designated for Geothermal Potential Survey SURVEY AND BUSINESS DATA・Wage Increase Trend Prevails・METI Established...
Topics covered in the September issue: LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS・METI to Establish Study Group for Enhancing Human Resource Capability・Successful Projects Selected under the BrandLand JAPAN Program・METI begins Accepting Applications for Certification of Fourth Industrial Revolution Skills Courses・Nationwide Network of Aircraft Clusters to be Established SURVEY AND BUSINESS DATA・Number of Births Decreased While Number of Deaths Increased in 2016・Summary Report on the 2016 Economic Census of...
Topics covered in the August issue: LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS・METI Established Study Group on Japanese Overseas M&A・Winners of the METI Minister Awards Determined as Recipients of the Connected Innovations Grand Awards・Winners of the Award for Academic Startups 2017 Selected SURVEY AND BUSINESS DATA・Working Conditions in the IT-related Industry Compiled COMPANY NEWS・Japan Weather Association Starts Forecasting Electricity Spot Price ADDITIONAL TOPICS・Establishment and Revision of the JIS...
Topics covered in the July issue: LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS・Adding Driving Condition to Fuel Efficiency Indications for Passenger Vehicle Becomes Necessary・METI Announces Revision of the Standards for Pictograms・Using Purchase Data by Electronic Receipt SURVEY AND BUSINESS DATA・Biggest Reduction of Japanese Population Recorded・English Handbook of Health and Welfare Statistics 2016 Published・Japan's Outward FDI Marks Record High・Market Size and Employment Situation of Environment-related...
Topics covered in the June issue: LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS・Report on the New Industrial Structure Vision was Published・A Study Group for Ideal Approaches to Competition Policies for the 4th Industrial Revolution Compiles a Report・Round Table Conference on "Connected Industries" Held with METI Minister・Contract Guidelines on Data Utilization Rights ver. 1.0 Formulated・IP5 Offices Agree on New Vision for Further Cooperation SURVEY AND BUSINESS DATA・Number of Smartphone Users Keeps on Growing・A...
Topics covered in the May issue: LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS・"FinTech Vision", the First Comprehensive Policy Recommendations on FinTech Presented・Study Group for Policy Issues on the Future of Renewable Energy Holds its First Meeting・Agricultural Data Platform Will Be Constructed in Industry-Academia-Government Collaboration・10 Regional Brands Selected for Overseas Promotion SURVEY AND BUSINESS DATA・Patent Application Trends in Important Technologies Analyzed・Number of Japanese Nationals...
Topics covered in the April issue: LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS・The IP System Study Group Published a Report to Cope with the 4th Industrial Revolution・Report on the Long-term Global Warming Countermeasures Published・Interim Report for Promoting "Safety Support Car" Published・Promoting Electronic Tags at Convenience Stores SURVEY AND BUSINESS DATA・GHG Emission Reduced by 2.9% in FY2015・Energy Consumption Decreased for 5 Consecutive Years・Sales and Profit of Internet-based Service Providers...
Topics covered in the March issue: LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS・Japanese Ministers Signed "Hannover Declaration" with Their German Counterpart for Enhancing Bilateral Cooperation in the IoT/Industrie 4.0 Field・MoU for the IoT Cooperation between Japan and the EU Concluded・Japan-EU Joint Press Statement on Facilitating the Free Flow of Data Issued・METI Working Group on CO2-free Hydrogen Compiled a Report・Report on the Future Directions for Overseas Development of the Water Business Industry...
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...

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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 "...