21-03-24 | 13:30 - 15:30 JST 

On Thursday March 21, 2024, 13:30-15:30 the JTPP Helpdesk organises a Masterclass/Workshop on public procurement in Japan. This Masterclass/Workshop is specifically targeted at staff working at EU-member states embassies, trade promotion organisations and chambers of commerce. 

About this event 

The purpose of this workshop is the following:

  • to provide an overview of the EU-Japan's Centre’s JTPP Helpdesk activities
  • how the JTPP Helpdesk can support you in support activities on behalf of your country's companies in relation to the Japanese government procurement market. 
  • Provide you with practical tools to obtain more information concerning government procurement in Japan, which you can utilise for the benefit of your client companies.  

Target audience

The workshop is meant for embassy and Trade Promotion Organizations' (TPO) personnel from EU Member States and Chambers of Commerce staff in charge of supporting business and trade of EU companies to Japan, who wish to obtain an better insight into Japan's government procurement market, its business opportunities and who wish to support their SMEs success in bidding in Japan’s Public Procurement market.

About the Japan Tax and PP Helpdesk

The conclusion of the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between the EU and Japan in 2019 provides additional opportunities with regard to government – or public – procurement for European companies.  The Japan Tax & Public Procurement (JTPP) Helpdesk is one of the business support services operated by the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation, and  aims to provide support to European SMEs in the realm of public procurement in Japan and tax issues. The Helpdesk offers a number of free services, including an Ask-the-Expert service, public procurement market scans and information services such as a Weekly Tender Digest Service, Twitter news service and a comprehensive website. 

Programme of the Masterclass/Workshop

  • Outline of JTPP Helpdesk services
  • Where to find public procurement and tender opportunities
  • Coffee break
  • Supplier Qualification procedures
  • Discussion of practical challenges
  • Q&A


Mr. Lyckle Griek, Programme Manager, JTPP Helpdesk

Eligible registrants will receive an invitation with further details about the venue and the workshop a few days prior to the meeting. 


If you wish to attend this workshop, please leave your contact information in the form below. 

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