Yokohama Mayor speaks at climate-change summit
As the only mayor participating from Asia, Yokohama’s Mayor Takeharu Yamanaka promoted decarbonization initiatives and international collaboration at the Vatican Climate Summit organized by the Pontifical Council.
Exploring Japan's Clean Mobility: Hydrogen & New Batteries Technology Learning Expedition
In January, a one-week learning expedition, organized by the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan for the French mobility cluster Pôle Véhicule du Futur, brought 15 French companies to Japan to delve into hydrogen and battery topics.
Photovoltaic panel technology from Japan to Slovakia
Slovakia wants to become a gateway for the expansion of new photovoltaic panel technology in Europe. Denisa Saková, the Deputy Prime Minister of the Slovak Republic and the Minister of Economy of the SR signed the Memorandum of Understanding in Tokyo, Japan, with Sekisui Chemical, which develops photovoltaic flexible panels.
German-Japanese Energy Transition Council discusses Pathways to Decarbonization
From 2 to 3 March, the German and Japanese members of the Expert Council exchanged views on the current energy policy of both countries in a two-day meeting. In particular, the focus was on the results of studies on carbon-neutral buildings and on the decarbonization of the petrochemical industry.
News from members of the EU-Japan Business Round table
MELCO supplies traction systems to SNCF.
Previewing the 2022 EU-Japan BRT
Previewing the discussions in Tokyo in mid-November, by business leaders from the EU and Japan, of green, digital, and other industrial policy issues of mutual interest to the EU and Japan.
European and Japanese researchers optimise renewable methanol production
The LAURELIN project, funded by the European Union and the Japan Science and Technology Agency, works on developing innovative solutions to improve renewable methanol (green) production from CO2 hydrogenation in terms of energy efficiency and production cost.
EU-Japan Green Transition Matchmaking – joint efforts for green economy business partnerships
With a combination of online matchmaking events and hybrid fair participation, the EU-Japan Centre, joined by partners in Europe and Japan, supported the creation of business partnerships for a greener economy.
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