May 07

2018

On Tuesday 8 May 2018, the EU-Japan Centre organised an "ICT Partnering Event" in Tokyo, Japan. The ICT Business Matching (https://ict-tokyo2018.b2match.io/ ) took place a day before the "Japan IT week Spring" fair, thus the European companies travelling to Japan were able to participate in both events to maximise business opportunities. To register, go to: https://ict-tokyo2018.b2match.io/ TARGET FIELDS Artificial Intelligence (AI) Big Data Management Robotic process automation (RPA) Fintech / Asset Management Solutions Internet of Things (IoT) Machine to Machine (M2M)...
Japan

May 03

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 Etiquette General...

April 27

2018

27-04-18 | 10:00 - 11:00 AM CET What are the facts and advices regarding the countermeasures against a competitors patent? Once the patent is granted, what options do companies have to act against the granted patent ? What are the relevant timeframes and costs to be expected during opposition proceedings at the European Patent Office and the Japanese Patent Office ? How do EPO and JPO opposition proceedings work in general ? How long do you have to wait for a final decision ? Can you appeal the decision ? When an opposition is rejected and the patent is maintained (...

April 24

2018

24-04-18 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET What are the strategic insight, tactical guidance and real-life examples to succeed in the Japanese furniture and interior market? This webinar aims to present an overview of trends and opportunities on the Japanese furniture and interior market, drawn from the experiences of European SMEs, and to deliver strategic insight, tactical guidance and real-life examples of how to succeed in the Japanese market. Furthermore it includes a critical discussion of distribution channels on the Japanese market and practical guidance on how to evaluate...

April 20

2018

The 20th annual meeting of the EU-Japan Business Round Table (BRT) took place in Tokyo on Friday, 20th April. For documents and photos from the meeting, plus details of the discussions see the event webpage. The BRT brings together senior executives from almost 50 EU and Japanese companies and business organisations to discuss issues of common interest affecting business and the wider world and to submit detailed recommendations to the EU and Japanese Authorities. Senior people from the Government of Japan and the European Commission also take part in the BRT's meetings.

April 19

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 employees to top leadership, the workshops covers the following points: Japanese Business Etiquette General do's...

April 11

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 Etiquette General...

April 10

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 Etiquette General...

April 10

2018

10-04-18 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET What business opportunities currently exist for European SMEs seeking to invest in Japanese markets for pharmaceutical products and services? The agreement recently reached and finalising the negotiations phase of the EU-Japan EPA, signals growing business opportunities for EU-based SMEs. This webinar highlights opportunities for EU-based SMEs offering products and services in the pharmaceuticals industry, including markets for medical devices and treatments. Drawing on real-life success stories of how European companies have entered and...

April 06

2018

Webinar This webinar was only open to participants in our May 2018 "ICT Cluster Mission to Japan" 8-11 May EU-level ICT mission to Japan About the missionThe 4-day is organised on the fringes of the “Japan IT Week”  which is one of the most largest networking event. Prior to the fair, participants will  meet Japanese companies in Tokyo  during the "ICT Partnering Event" organized by the Centre with the support of the Japan External Trade Organisation and the Smart IoT Acceleration consortium.  About the online pre-departure briefingThe objective of the online pre-departure...
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July 2019 Japanese Industry and Policy News Topics covered in the July issue:LEGISLATION AND...
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