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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)

PARTNERSHIP SUPPORTS (for SMEs only)

INTELLIGENCE SUPPORTS

OTHER SERVICES (for SMEs only)

 

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Online and in Japan
17/06/2024 - 12/07/2024
17-21 June 2024, → mandatory week online (open to SMEs and large companies) 08-12 July 2024, → optional week in Japan (open only to SMEs who have completed the first online week) PROGRAMME…
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  The organization of the Vulcanus Programme is pending reception of a grant by the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation for the Japanese fiscal year 2024-2025: Please note that this call is…
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