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...

June 29

2018

29-06-18 | 10:00 - 11:00 AM CET What are Utility Models and how can I best implement them in company`s IP strategy? What are the procedures and requirement to register file utility model rights in some European countries including Germany, France, Italy and Spain as well as in Japan? What aspects are examined and what is not examined? How long does it take to get the utility model right granted and how long is it valid? What kind of inventions or subject matter is exempt registration as utility model rights? Is it possible to enforce a utility model right? What re the...

June 26

2018

26-06-18 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET How has Fintech become a strong area within the Japanese startup ecosystem and where do the opportunities lie for European entrepreneurs and investors? The knowledge gained from our webinar will uncover the reasons why Fintech is booming in Japan although it is a very new concept. Besides the support from the Japanese government which passes laws to support the sector’s growth, Japanese megabanks have also understood the need of innovation for investment opportunities but also as a way to improve efficiency and find new revenue streams....

June 21

2018

½-DAY "ABOUT JAPAN" CROSS-CULTURAL WORKSHOP SERIES IN THE EU In 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...

June 20

2018

½-DAY "ABOUT JAPAN" CROSS-CULTURAL WORKSHOP SERIES IN THE EU In 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...

EU-Japan Centre News

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The Centre is inviting applications for a 6 months in-house fellowship scheme in Japan, targeting...
The EU-Japan Centre is currently calling for expert report proposals for its "About Japan"...
To introduce European SMEs to the wide range of tender opportunities in Japan, JTTP Helpdesk...

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Vulcanus in Japan student internship programme Are you a company in Japan willing to host a European trainee? This programme is for you! “Vulcanus in Japan” is a 1-year internship programme for...
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Testimonials FROM former participants Ms Gizem Cicek (TR) Trainee at Hitachi Research Lab – VinJ 2016/2017 "Can you imagine yourself feeling so lucky all the time? I couldn’t, until I got a chance...

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July 2019 Japanese Industry and Policy News Topics covered in the July issue:LEGISLATION AND...
June 2019 Japanese Industry and Policy News Topics covered in the June issue:LEGISLATION AND...
May 2019 Japanese Industry and Policy News Topics covered in the May issue:LEGISLATION AND...