August 18

2022

March 17

2023

A unique opportunity for EU companies to host Japanese S&T university students as interns for R&D APPLICATION DEADLINE:  23 SEPTEMBER 2021 INTERNSHIP PERIOD:  18 AUGUST 2022 --> 17 MARCH 2023  (NB: Internship period is different for France and Germany, due to national law. Starting date for France and Germany is 19 SEPTEMBER 2022) Companies  from eastern and Baltic countries are strongly encouraged to apply.  Special consideration will be given to companies prioritizing sustainability. Promotional VIDEO IN A NUTSHELL 'Vulcanus in...
Europe

July 09

2021

Institute of Energy Economics, Japan& EU-Japan Centre for Industrial CooperationJoint webinar~ New trends in the European electric power business-Suggestions for Japan-~ In this webinar, three electric power companies from the EU will talk about efforts for renewable energy and the specific business such as, 1) Business utilizing distributed power sources such as renewable energy and storage batteries, 2) Business related to resilience related to volatility of renewable energy and stable power supply, 3) Other new businesses(Digitalization, CCUS = Carbon dioxide...

June 30

2021

Latest agenda updates available on the SPIPA website (CLICK) Japan and the EU share the objective of reaching carbon neutrality by 2050. Both implement policies and support investments towards this goal, building the foundation for a sustainable green growth. Innovation in clean technologies and their successful commercialization are needed for modern and competitive economies. The EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement signed in 2018 creates an open trade zone covering over 600 million people and a third of the global value of goods and services. This agreement...

June 30

2021

30-06-21 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET What are the procurement activities of Japanese government entities in support of a transfer to a Circular Economy and does this offer opportunities for EU SMEs? A wide range of activities are undertaken by the Japanese government to deal with environmental challenges such as climate change, global warming and environmental pollutions. The transfer to a Circular Economy is regarded as one of the ways to deal with these challenges. While balancing a variety of interests, governments have various means at their disposal to support their...

June 29

2021

July 16

2021

ARE YOU A EUROPEAN SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISE (SME) ACTIVE IN AFRICA? ARE YOU LOOKING FOR INVESTMENT OR BUYERS FOR A NEW PROJECT IN AFRICA? APPLY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE THIRD JAPAN-AFRICA BUSINESS FORUM! The call for applications is CLOSED The Third Japan-Africa Business Forum will open a virtual B2B matchmaking from 29 June to 16 July 2021 and will exceptionally invite European SMEs* with experience in Africa to meet with Japanese companies wishing to enter African markets. The event is organised with the aim to bring Japanese companies and investors to Africa...

June 29

2021

Important concessions are contained in the EPA for EU exporters to Japan, including SMEs. As a result, these EU products have since the entry into force of the Agreement an important competitive advantage on the Japanese markets.

June 24

2021

Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry& EU-Japan Centre for Industrial CooperationJoint Webinar Towards carbon neutrality~Challenge of Japanese & EU industry and system~ The EU and Japan share an ambitious goal of 2050 carbon neutrality. In order to achieve this goal, industry needs innovation and business model transformation, and policy makers need policy and institutional leads to promote and support industry transformation. Through the following two sessions, this webinar will identify common issues of industry and policy makers in both the EU and...

June 22

2021

Japan society has been late in digitisation, but the government tries to speed this up, among other things, to reduce the cost of health care. This is an excellent opportunity for EU companies with exciting solutions.

June 15

2021

Trade concessions are contained in the EPA for EU exporters of vehicles to Japan. As a result, these EU products have since the entry into force of the Agreement an important competitive advantage on the Japanese markets.

June 10

2021

How can EU food and beverages exporters test the compliance to the requested Japanese standards?

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07/09/2021
This webinar targets European companies seeking to put, administratively, everything in place before exporting to Japan.
14/09/2021
This webinar presents a series of tools and techniques for perfecting ways of navigating virtual communication and interaction with Japanese partners. At any stage in a business relationship and whatever the precise business format both European and Japanese companies will benefit from those insights into Japanese strategic and tactical thinking.

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