March 11

2020

March 12

2020

Visit postponed. The Lean in Europe visit to Tetra Pak in Lund (Sweden) was scheduled to take place on Thursday, 12th March 2020 with a pre-visit meeting and dinner held on the previous evening. In light of the COVID-19 precautions this visit will be postponed for the foreseeable future. About Tetra Pak and the Lund site The two lines that participants will visit are Packaging Equipment and Sealing & Creasing. Most of the material produced on the Lund site are for internal purposes or spare parts for the filling machines on the packaging equipment line. Tetra...
Tetra Pak

March 10

2020

10-03-20 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET How can EU exporters of leather and footwear products benefit from EPA concessions in exporting their products to Japan? Import trade concessions are contained in the EPA for EU exporters of leather and footwear products 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. This webinar is part of a series of webinars by the EU-Japan EPA Helpdesk. Each webinar will address a different topic or sector and will look at the changes the EU-Japan...

March 03

2020

03-03-20 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET Do you want to accelerate the transparency, quality and smoothness of communication with Japanese partners? This webinar on cross-cultural communication will not dwell on the popular assumptions about the cultural differences between Japan and Europe. Rather the aim to approach the matter of divergence from a fresh perspective by probing the differences in the underlying assumptions pertaining to the actual business challenges as experienced by European companies dealing with Japan and Japanese firms active in Europe. Integral to our...

February 28

2020

28-02-20 | 10:00 - 11:00 AM CET Artificial intelligence (AI) is already capable of creating literary, artistic and musical works as well as technical inventions. As machines have quickly learned to mimic human creativity and inventiveness, the intellectual property (IP) world has entered into AI-driven unchartered territory. Are and should AI-created works and inventions be protected by copyright and patents? How do we answer the question of authorship, inventorship and ownership? The webinar will then shift to the questions of whether and to what extent the use of data...

February 28

2020

The EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) entered into force just over a year ago, and has both strengthened existing business opportunities for Czech and Japanese businesses and created new ones. On 28 February, a seminar entitled, Business opportunities in Japan for Czech companies - Impact of EU-Japan EPA / Digital Innovation, reviewed the impact the EPA and digital innovation are having on Czech-Japan business links. This event was co-organised by JETRO Czech Republic and the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation, with the support of the Ministry of...
Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic

February 25

2020

25-02-20 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET How can EU exporters of textile products benefit from EPA concessions in exporting their products to Japan? Import trade concessions are contained in the EPA for EU exporters of textile products 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. This webinar is part of a series of webinars by the EU-Japan EPA Helpdesk. Each webinar will address a different topic or sector and will look at the changes the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement...

February 11

2020

11-02-20 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET How can EU exporters of malt, starches, wheat gluten & albuminoidal substances benefit from EPA concessions in exporting their products to Japan? Import trade concessions are contained in the EPA for EU exporters of malt, starches, wheat gluten & albuminoidal substances 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. This webinar is part of a series of webinars by the EU-Japan EPA Helpdesk. Each webinar will address a different...

January 31

2020

31-01-20 | 10:00 - 11:30 AM CET Horizon Europe is a planned 7-year European Union scientific research initiative meant to succeed the current Horizon 2020 program. The European Commission drafted and approved a plan for the Horizon Europe to raise EU science spending levels by 50% over the years 2021-2027. As of April 2019 the Commission proposes €94.1 billion for Horizon Europe – due to launch in 2021 – up from €77 billion for the current Horizon 2020. The Japanese government might budget about €10 million a year for greater scientific cooperation with the European Union...

January 28

2020

28-01-20 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET How can an EU exporter of fruit and vegetables use the important EPA concessions to export his products to Japanese markets? Import trade concessions are contained in the EPA for EU exporters of fresh and processed fruit and vegetables to Japan. As a result, EU fruit and vegetables will have since the entry into force of the Agreement an important competitive advantage on the Japanese markets. This webinar is part of a series of webinars by the EU-Japan EPA Helpdesk. Each webinar will address a different topic or sector and will look at the...

January 21

2020

21-01-20 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET What are the specificities of Japanese food market?  How can your programme adapt to the specificities? This webinar is restricted to CHAFEA members only.  In 40 minutes from your desk, discover:  The size and characteristics of Japanese food market Specificities of Japanese Food Market Safety and quality Product orientation Competition for EU Food Products Logistics and distribution Engineering and redesigning EU Food Products Promoting and Advertising EU Food Products Learning from Good Practice Programme: Introduction Expert’s...

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27/10/2020
27-10-20 | 09:30 - 10:30 AM CET How can EU SMEs best take advantage of the e-commerce growth during COVID-19 to better position their products for market entry and expansion in Japan?  In 40 minutes...
28/10/2020
28-10-20 | 10:30 - 11:00 AM CET What should you know when entering medical devices and in-vitro diagnostic devices (MD/IVD) market in Japan? Various EU products and services began to enjoy benefits...

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Report: Artificial Intelligence in the Japanese Educational Sector To get the access to this report, please ...
EU-Japan Newsletter, Issue #71 October 2020 - NEW online version!The Centre's...
Report: Japanese Electronics Sector To get the access to this report, please ...