May 28

2020

28-05-20 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET How can EU exporters of fishery products benefit from EPA concessions in exporting his products to Japan? Trade concessions are contained in the EPA for EU exporters of fishery 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 will...

May 26

2020

26-05-20 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET Is the Japanese leather and footwear market worth the effort for EU companies? Yes in so many ways! Finding new export channels is critical for any business but especially now during the Covid-19 crisis. Japan offers EU companies a real opportunity to find new sales. Japan may be affected as much as many markets, but the lock down has not been as severe and economic functions continue. Japanese consumers also have much, much higher savings levels than many markets so, even in downturn, have more spending capacity – this is why Japan has...

May 19

2020

19-05-20 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET How can EU SME exporters benefit from the EPA? 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. 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 will make and the opportunities it will create. Each webinar will...

May 12

2020

05-05-20 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET How can EU producers of vehicles benefit from EPA concessions in exporting its products to Japan? 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.  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 will make and the...

May 07

2020

07-05-20 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET Do you want to accelerate the transparency, quality and smoothness of strategic planning with Japanese partners? In this webinar, we will discuss strategy and strategic planning between European and Japanese organisations. The popular literature on cross-cultural management focuses on cultural differences up-front at the neglect of the actual business challenges. One such challenge, about which the literature is largely silent, concerns a matter of paramount importance to many European companies: how to align strategy with Japanese...

April 28

2020

28-04-20 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET Are you interested in a new funding opportunity to support collaboration between EU and Japanese companies in the development of innovative products and applications with a strong market potential, in any sector? Within the GlobalStars initiative of EUREKA, Japan (NEDO), the United Kingdom, Canada, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Israel, and Spain are supporting this common call. The call will open in early June and run until early September 2020. EUREKA (www.eurekanetwork.org) is an intergovernmental organisation for market-driven...

April 20

2020

April 21

2020

VISIT POSTPONED: The 28th Lean in Europe visit was scheduled to be to Ski Beat's La Plagne resort in the French Alps on 20 & 21 April 2020. In light of disruption and health concerns associated with the global outbreak of coronavirus this visit will be postponed for the foreseeable future. Go to the gemba in a real service environment - Genchi, Genbutsu Gennin (現地・現物・現認)  ! The 28th Lean in Europe visit was to look at how lean rules and tools can be applied in a service environment (the hospitality industry). This visit will be led by Prof. Richard Keegan...
La Plagne 1800 - Ski Beat

April 17

2020

EVENT POSTPONED: The 22nd Annual Meeting was scheduled to take place in Tokyo on Friday, 17 April 2020. In light of the global COVID-19 pandemic, the event will be postponed. The length of the postponement is unclear. For more information about the BRT, its members, its links to the EU-Japan EPA, its 2020 annual meeting and previous ones, please see the main BRT website.
Tokyo

April 14

2020

14-04-20 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET Do you want to accelerate the transparency, quality and smoothness of trust and relationship building with Japanese partners? We all know that trust, networking and personal relations are important in Japan, but it is not so much appreciated that these three facets of business life are dramatically more important to Japanese companies. The three words, while superficially translatable into European languages, have meanings and connotations that are highly culture-specific. In this webinar we will unravel these latent elements which are...

April 07

2020

07-04-20 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET How does the EU-Japan EPA impact the various segments of the finance industry? The financial industry consists of a broad taxonomy of diverse market actors, large and small. While the industry consists of many different segments, the language of the EU-Japan EPA is written in such a way as to be broadly inclusive of the industry as a whole. The EPA covers market actors ranging from fintech start-ups, to professional financial advisors, to the blockchain & cryptocurrency and the peer-to-peer & crowdfunding landscapes.  This webinar...

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