Japanese investments pouring into Flanders
In 2022, Flanders welcomed 15 investment projects from Japan, placing Japan in the sixth spot among Flanders' main investors, and first among their Asian investors.
Interview series: the people behind EU-Japan cooperation
The EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation is launching a new series of articles meant to introduce the individuals and organizations making EU-Japan collaboration possible. Here below is a snippet of the interview with our first guest: Sophie Bocklandt, General Manager, Belgian-Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce in Japan - BLCCJ.
Digital Transformation Seminar
The Embassy of Belgium and the Belgian regional trade offices cordially invite you to a hybrid seminar on June 8 to explore the digital transformation in Belgium and Japan. Apply to be there physically by May 31st, or join online by the seminar date.
The Belgium-Japan Association & Chamber of Commerce (BJA) celebrates its 60th Anniversary in 2023
he Belgium-Japan Association & Chamber of Commerce (BJA) celebrates its 60th Anniversary in 2023.
Health Campus Limburg, an initiative of POM Limburg, and Osaka Bio Headquarters reach an agreement
Health Campus Limburg, the new health & life sciences campus in Belgian Limburg, and Osaka Bio Headquarters, a bureau of industry-academia-government collaboration responsible for accelerating the growth of life-science industry in Osaka, agreed on the memorandum of understanding to foster connections between Flanders and Osaka.
Nippon Export Award 2022-2023
Brussels-based company AppTweak is the winner of the BLCCJ Nippon Export Award 2022-2023.
Market Access Workshops on-site in Romania, Portugal and Belgium
In its ongoing efforts to help European SMEs to access the Japanese market, the EU-Japan Centre has organized on regular bases since 2015 various market access workshops to explain about the specificities of doing business in Japan, focusing on the cultural aspects or some industrial sectors. These workshops are organized within the frame of the Centre’s activities as member of the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN).
Belgian economic mission to Japan
From 5 to 9 December 2022, Her Royal Highness Princess Astrid of Belgium will preside over a major Belgian economic mission to Japan. The delegation will attend activities in Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka and Kyoto.

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