"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

 

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To help raise EU industrial competitiveness, the EU-Japan Centre organises in-depth visits to European plants to discuss best practice and facilitate the sharing of ideas and networking. 25...
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Report: The Japanese Model for a Bioeconomy To get the access to this report, please ...
Report: Latest Trends in Japan Nanotech Sector To get the access to this report, please ...
EU-Japan trade deal: interviews by the EU-japan Centre General Manager On 1 February 2019, the Economic Partnership...
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