January 28

2020

January 31

2020

Exhibit at the “nano tech - International Nanotechnology Exhibition and Conference” Gain knowledge about the Nanotechnology market structure, sector analysis, business policy Identify relevant key contacts (decision makers, R&D centres, business partners) Establish relationships with potential partners (trade and technology) Benefit from face-to-face meetings leading to possible business opportunities ABOUT THE MISSION The Nanotech Cluster/SME mission will be organised on the fringe of the  International Nanotechnology Exhibition and Conference in Tokyo. During...
Japan

September 01

2019

August 31

2020

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 to live in Japan." Read more Ms Madalina IOVANICA (RO)Trainee at Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation – VinJ 2016/2017 "I applied for Vulcanus in Japan with the mindset that the program would, for sure substantially, improve my professional skills and stimulate my personal growth. And so it happened." Read more   What is it? Vulcanus in Japan started in 1997. The...
Japan

April 17

2019

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...

April 09

2019

09-04-19 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET What are the EPA opportunities for EU exporters of wines and spirits & beers to Japan? The EPA offers important market access opportunities for EU exporters of wines and spirits & beers to Japan as these products can now duty free in Japan. The EPA furthermore guarantees registration and protection of certain EU geographical indications related to these products, as well as acceptance of most of the EU’s oenological practices for wines. This webinar is part of a series of webinars by the EU-Japan EPA Helpdesk. Each webinar will...

April 02

2019

02-04-19 | 10:00 - 11:00 AM CET How can managers in EU-based SMEs most effectively prepare for investing in a business trip to Japan? Increasing numbers of small-and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Europe are looking to make initial investments in Japanese markets for their goods and services. Common approaches include attending a trade exposition or fair or by joining an EU-sponsored trade mission. This webinar offers practical guidance to European SMEs attempting to ‘stand out from the crowd’ and ‘get noticed’ in Japan. Presenting real-life examples of European...

April 01

2019

September 30

2019

6-MONTH FELLOWSHIP IN JAPAN POLICY ANALYSIS OF EU-JAPAN ECONOMIC AND INDUSTRIAL ISSUES The EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation proposes a 6 month in-house fellowship scheme in Japan, designed to support its research and policy analysis of EU-Japan economic and industrial issues. The Research Fellow will undertake research work on a selected priority topic of the Centre, which should result in a consistent policy report (70-100 pages), to be owned by the Centre. Apart from research on a pre-determined topic, the Research Fellow will be expected to support the...
Japan

March 29

2019

29-03-19 | 3:00 - 4:00 PM CET Technology transfer is the process in which we identify technologies that may have some commercial value, protect them and commercialize or license them to companies that may have such technological need. This webinar has the purpose to introduce a case study to justify the need for tech transfer, the process that we utilize, and share some basic concepts that can help your institution, academic or industrial to make the best of this process. Registration deadline: 28/03/2019 Topics learned during this webinar? Through this webinar you will be...

March 27

2019

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...

March 19

2019

19-03-19 | 10:00 - 11:00 AM CET Are there distinctive styles of Japanese business communication? Specifically, the webinar focuses on styles of business communication commonly used by managers in Japan, comparing these styles of communication to those commonly used by managers across Europe. The term ‘style’ comes from a Latin word stilus, meaning a ‘writing instrument’ or ‘pen’. Just as individuals vary in terms of their ‘style’ of handwriting, so individual managers in Europe and in Japan vary in terms of their preferred ‘styles’ of business communication. As with...

March 13

2019

March 14

2019

The 22nd Lean in Europe visit was to Amorim & Irmãos, near Porto, in Portugal. It took place on Thursday, 14 March 2019, with a preparatory meeting and dinner the previous evening. This visit focused on the challenges of introducing lean thinking and lean tools to a traditional process (the production of cork stoppers). Amorim is the largest producer and supplier of cork stoppers worldwide and in whom the main wine producers place their trust. The experience of around a century and a half of activity and a development/innovation standing provide a unique guarantee...
Amorim & Irmãos

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13/03/2019
To help raise EU industrial competitiveness, the EU-Japan Centre began organising in-depth visits to world class European plants in 2013. These best practice visits are designed to inspire the...
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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...

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March 2019 Japanese Industry and Policy News Topics covered in the March issue:LEGISLATION AND...
EU-Japan Centre EPA helpdesk video The EU-Japan Centre EPA helpdeskThe EU-Japan...
February 2019 Japanese Industry and Policy News Topics covered in the February issue:LEGISLATION...
EU-Japan Newsletter, Issue #65 March 2019The Centre is pleased to present to you...