Energy Transition Agencies | Fukushima X North Rhine-Westphalia

The prefecture of Fukushima and the region of North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany exchange best practices on regional energy transition since 2013, on topics such as renewable energy and energy efficien...

Hydrogen taxis | Hype x Air Liquide x Idex x Toyota Motor

Three French companies – hydrogen taxi company Hype, industrial gas supplier Air Liquide, and energy supplier Idex – joined forces with Japanese car manufacturer Toyota Motor in 2019 to form Hyset...

Solar energy development in Japan | Juwi X Shizen Energy

In 2013, two years after the nuclear accident of Fukushima, the recently founded Japanese renewable energy developer and supplier Shizen Energy established a joint-venture with juwi, a German leader t...

R&D policies for green innovation | ADEME X NEDO

In 2021, French agency ADEME and its Japanese counterpart NEDO celebrate 30 years of cooperation in the domain of R&D policies for energy and environment. They regularly organize joint seminars ga...

On-demand public transport | Shotl X Odakyu Electric Railway

Odakyu Electric Railway, a major public transport company in Japan, established in 2019 a partnership with Spanish mobility start-up Shotl. Together, they are testing new on-demand transport services ...

Solar energy | BayWa r.e. X D&D Solar

BayWa r.e., a leading global renewable energy company from Germany, successfully completed this year the construction of a solar park in Kagoshima Prefecture (Southwestern Japan). This renewable energ...

Energy efficiency in the industry | METRON X NTT Facilities

METRON, a French startup founded to reduce energy costs and carbon footprint in industrial facilities, partnered in 2019 and 2020 with NTT DOCOMO Ventures and NTT Facilities, two companies of NTT Grou...

Offshore wind turbines | Vestas Wind Systems X Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

Vestas Wind Systems, a Danish leader in wind turbines manufacturing, and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, one of the world’s largest industrial firms, joined forces in 2014 to establish MHI Vestas, a jo...

Offshore wind foundations | Sif X Kajima Corporation

In 2020, Kajima Corporation, one of Japan’s largest construction firms, selected Dutch manufacturer Sif to provide the monopile foundations for the Akita Noshiro offshore wind farms, the first comme...

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07/09/2021
This webinar targets European companies seeking to put, administratively, everything in place before exporting to Japan.
14/09/2021
This webinar presents a series of tools and techniques for perfecting ways of navigating virtual communication and interaction with Japanese partners. At any stage in a business relationship and whatever the precise business format both European and Japanese companies will benefit from those insights into Japanese strategic and tactical thinking.

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Energy Transition Agencies | Fukushima X North Rhine-Westphalia THe Prefecture OF FUkushima and The Region of...
Report: Semiconductor market in Japan Expert: Łukasz FyderekPublication date: June...
Report: Frozen Food Market in Japan (incl. Ice Cream) Expert: Maths LundinPublication date: June 2021To...
EU-Japan Newsletter, Issue #74 June 2021The Centre's newsletter is now available...