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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On Monday 1st July 2019, the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation and the German Chamber of...
The latest issue of the EU-Japan Centre's quarterly newsletter is available on https://www.eu-japan...
To introduce European SMEs to the wide range of tender opportunities in Japan, JTTP Helpdesk...

Events

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Europe
16/07/2019
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...
LEGO and Škoda’s Lean Centre
16/07/2019
The 23rd Lean in Europe visit will be a double visit to LEGO’s packing facility and Škoda's Lean Centre, near Prague in the Czech Republic. It will take place on Tuesday, 16 & Wednesday 17 July...

Library

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June 2019 Japanese Industry and Policy News Topics covered in the June issue:LEGISLATION AND...
May 2019 Japanese Industry and Policy News Topics covered in the May issue:LEGISLATION AND...
The Country-of-Origin Effect in Japan (MINERVA Fellowship) By Paul Van der Plas in the framework of the...