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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April 2019 - September 2019 slot The EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation proposes a 6 month...
The latest issue of the EU-Japan Centre's quarterly newsletter is available on https://www.eu-japan...
The EU-Japan Centre in Tokyo is regularly publishing "Industry and Policy News" from various...

Events

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30/10/2018
30-10-18 | 10:00 - 11:00 AM CET When do I have to pay Consumption Tax when I do business with Japan? Do I have to pay Consumption Tax? How can I get paid consumption tax back? How to deal with...
05/11/2018
05-11-18 | 10:00 - 11:30 AM CET Hackathon is a hacking marathon to accelerate some solutions development. This format is very used in the “digital world”, but much less in the real physical product...

Library

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Report: Financing Sources for EU SMEs in Japan To get the access to this report, please ...
September 2018 Japanese Industry and Policy News Topics covered in the September issue:LEGISLATION...
Report: Autonomous Driving System Developments in Japan To get the access to this report, please ...
EU-Japan Newsletter, Issue #63 October 2018The Centre is pleased to present to...