The mission of the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation is:

  • to promote all forms of industrial, trade and investment cooperation between Japan and the EU;
  • to strengthen the technological capabilities and the competitiveness of the European and Japanese industrial systems.

The EU-Japan Centre is committed to developing its activities to follow as closely as possible the priorities of the Japanese and EU Authorities and the needs of industry. Its activities are continuously reviewed so as to respond to the changing needs of industry in both regions.

Services offered by the EU-Japan Centre

The EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation follows the priorities fixed by the Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROW) and the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade & Industry (METI).

It manages policy-related and business support activities such as managerial training courses, cluster missions, information seminars, researches, student placement programmes, a business forum, an info & help desk, as well as various other services all designed to help bring European and Japanese businesses together.

TRAINING SCHEMES FOR EU EXECUTIVES

BUSINESS MISSIONS IN JAPAN

INTERNSHIP SCHEMES FOR EU AND JAPANESE COMPANIES

  • Vulcanus in Japan (1-year internship in Japan for EU students & host companies in Japan)
  • Vulcanus in Europe (1-year internship in the EU for Japanese students & EU host companies)

OTHER SERVICES

EU-Japan Centre News

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Events

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22/06/2021
Japan society has been late in digitisation, but the government tries to speed this up, among other things, to reduce the cost of health care. This is an excellent opportunity for EU companies with exciting solutions.
24/06/2021
Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry& EU-Japan Centre for Industrial CooperationJoint Webinar Towards carbon neutrality~Challenge of Japanese & EU industry and system~ The EU...

Library

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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...
Report: Japan's Premium Food market Expert: Michael CaustonPublication date: June...
Report: Japan's Clothing and Textile Market Expert: Michael CaustonPublication date: June...