"Step in Japan" is a support initiative for SMEs, offered free of charge.

It acts as a landing pad for SMEs based in the EU or COSME partnering country, planning on entering into or expanding within Japan.

The initiative encompasses a full range of essential support measures for businesses:

  • free office space in Japan: a “hot desk” in Tokyo on the Centre’s premises that includes an internet connection and telephone (**) for up to 1 month (a maximum of 2 beneficiaries per time slot);
  • full access to meeting and seminar facilities within the Centre’s premises;
  • a help desk for information inquiries on business in Japan;
  • assistance with using the Enterprise Europe Network service while in Japan. (***)

(**) unlimited local calls

(***) If you wish to benefit from the support of the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) in your internationalisation process, the Centre will be pleased to introduce you to the relevant organisation in your area in charge of the EEN support

 

EU-Japan Centre News

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Events

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Online
16/07/2020
Lean Café - sharing lean thinking in a friendly atmosphere The EU-Japan Centre would like to invite you to join us at our virtual Lean Café. We will meet occasionally (via Zoom) to discuss and share...
Japan
01/09/2020
Testimonials FROM former participants Ms Gizem Cicek (TR) VinJ Trainee at Hitachi Research Lab  "Can you imagine yourself feeling so lucky all the time? I couldn’t, until I got a chance to live in...

Library

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Japanese Industry and policy News June 2020 Topics covered on the June issue:LEGISLATION AND...
Report: The Japanese Meat Market To get the access to this report, please ...
EU-Japan Newsletter, Issue #70 June 2020The Centre is pleased to present to you...
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