October 08

2019

October 11

2019

Exhibit at the “BioJapan” Expo in Pacifico Yokohama Gain knowledge about the market structure, sector analysis, business policy Identify relevant key contacts (decision makers, R&D centres, business partners) Establish relationships with potential partners (trade and technology) in the Global Biotechnology Industry Benefit from face-to-face meetings leading to possible business opportunities ABOUT THE MISSION The Biotech Cluster/SME mission will be organised on the fringe of “BioJapan” Expo in Yokohama.  During the fair (3 days) you will attend B2B meetings and meet...
Japan

August 01

2019

March 31

2020

For EU companies willing to host a Japanese intern in R&D. Industrial placements in R&D for 8 months >>> Testimonials at the bottom of this page <<< 'Vulcanus in Europe' offers EU based companies the possibility to host a Japanese trainee in R&D for 8 months (from August to March). A valuable addition to their workforce and a positive input in the development of their business with Japan. For the trainees, this is the experience of a lifetime: A full immersion in the European business culture and the opportunity to acquire a know-how in...
Europe

October 19

2018

On the occasion of the visit of Mr. Julien Guerrier, Director of the European Commission Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME), the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation organized a briefing on EASME's support for European SMEs.
EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation

October 19

2018

Webinar This webinar is only open to participants in our Training "Get Ready For Japan" 5 - 16 November  Training Programme to Japan About the mission The EU-Japan Centre launches “Get Ready for Japan”, a 2 weeks long training which will take place in Tokyo,  aimed at helping EU companies make better partnering decisions when entering or expanding into the Japanese market. This mission, whose contents are inspired/drawn from the 4 weeks long Human Resources Training Programme, will offer a concentrated combination of: 1) hands-on business seminars about Japan; 2) practical...
webinar

October 18

2018

½-DAY "ABOUT JAPAN" CROSS-CULTURAL WORKSHOP SERIES IN THE EUIn cooperation with local members of the Enterprise Europe Network, the EU-Japan Centre organises cross-cultural workshops in the EU to introduce European companies to the basic principles of Japanese business culture.The goal of the workshops is to prepare European companies for doing business with Japan. Led by an expert consultant with coaching experience at all levels of corporate hierarchy from normal employees to top leadership, the workshops covers the following points: Japanese Business EtiquetteGeneral...

October 16

2018

What are the different ways for EU SMEs to access financing in Japan? It has always been difficult for EU SMEs to access financing, even in their home market. When seeking financial support for an EU SME on the Japanese market, it pays to look at Japan in the many public as well as private sources of financing.This webinar will discuss the traditional ways to access financing in Japan, as well as alternative financial support ideas. The webinar is targeted to EU companies seeking financial support in Japan or planning to seek such support in the near future. Registration...

October 09

2018

What are the significant advancements in autonomous driving systems in Japan? Unknown to many in the industry, Japan has a variety of autonomous driving systems developments that will likely be adopted by major automakers in the coming years.  Major automakers like Toyota and Nissan are investing heavily, but so are a variety of lesser-known Japanese tech, chip and auto electronics companies.  Meanwhile, Japan’s government has made development of such autonomous driving systems a key priority for the nation. The webinar is targeted to EU companies seeking to become part of...

October 05

2018

05-10-18 | 10:00 - 11:00 AM CET In a business environment that is becoming increasingly interconnected and dependent on data exchange, protection of data is one of the most sensible legal topics to deal with. The implementation of the European General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) in May 2018 has set new standards to protect personal data also beyond the territory of the European Union. This webinar seeks to provide an overview of the applicable legal framework of data protection to European businesses operating in Japan and addresses how to cope with these...

September 18

2018

How do I establish first contacts and lay the basis for a good relationship with Japanese partners? Many products and services that are successful in Europe will undoubtedly also be appreciated in Japan. Just how to find and approach potential partners in the land of the rising sun? This webinar tells you all about the appropriate channels and strategies to introduce yourself to Japanese customers. It takes you through the process from first contact making to getting ready for your initial trip to Japan. Besides coming up with a number of hands-on tips, the webinar also...

September 11

2018

How is Japan’s regulatory stance efficiently incorporating fintech into Japan’s economic landscape? Consisting of numerous and diverse fast-growing segments, the fintech industry is fast becoming a vital industry across the world’s key markets. As a technological leader, Japan is an emerging player in the fintech landscape. Japan is one of the foremost DLT markets, while aggressive growth in numerous market segments including the robo-advisor, PFM, and fintech lending industries give rise to a potentially lucrative market landscape. Japan’s regulatory stance aims to...

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April 2019 - September 2019 slot The EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation proposes a 6 month...
The latest issue of the EU-Japan Centre's quarterly newsletter is available on https://www.eu-japan...
The EU-Japan Centre in Tokyo is regularly publishing "Industry and Policy News" from various...

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23/10/2018
How can I turn my first encounter with Japanese business partners into a success? This webinar has been postponed to 23/10/2018 A first encounter with Japanese business partners can be quite...
30/10/2018
30-10-18 | 10:00 - 11:00 AM CET When do I have to pay Consumption Tax when I do business with Japan? Do I have to pay Consumption Tax? How can I get paid consumption tax back? How to deal with...

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Report: Financing Sources for EU SMEs in Japan To get the access to this report, please ...
September 2018 Japanese Industry and Policy News Topics covered in the September issue:LEGISLATION...
Report: Autonomous Driving System Developments in Japan To get the access to this report, please ...
EU-Japan Newsletter, Issue #63 October 2018The Centre is pleased to present to...