EU and Japan advance joint work on digital identity, semiconductors, artificial intelligence
On 30 April, the EU and Japan held their second Digital Partnership Council in Brussels. The Council was co-chaired by the Commissioner for the Internal Market, Thierry Breton, and by the Japanese Minister for Digital Transformation, Taro Kono, the Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications, Takeaki Matsumoto, and the Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, Taku Ishii.
European SMEs and startups visit the Smart Manufacturing Summit 2024 with the Digital Mission
From 11 to 15 March, ten European SMEs and Clusters from Germany, Poland, France, Spain, Austria, and Hungary visited Aichi Prefecture to participate in the Aichi Innovation Days and Smart Manufacturing Summit 2024 during the Digital Mission organized by the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation.
Open call for a new Digital Mission in October 2024
Are you a DX EU-based SME? Apply now to our Digital Mission and exhibit at CEATEC in Japan. All booth and fair expenses covered.
The BRT takes part in EU-Japan stakeholder workshops
The EU-Japan Business Round Table (BRT) took part in two stakeholder workshops organised by the EU and Japanese Authorities on the fringes of formal EU-Japan annual government-to-government dialogues on industrial policy and the digital partnership.
The Federation of Industries of Greece is co-organizing a matchmaking event on the occasion of the BEYOND 2024 Exhibition.
DMEA Business Meetings 2024
Berlin Partner is organizing within the frame of DMEA Europe’s leading industry event for healthcare IT, and hybrid B2B matching event.
Japan named Country of the Year at VivaTechnology 2024
JETRO to support a large delegation of startups at VivaTechnology in Paris on 22-25 May.
EU and Japan conclude landmark deal on cross-border data flows
The EU and Japan have concluded, on the margins of the G7 Trade Ministerial in Osaka (28-29 October 2023), a landmark deal to make doing business in the online world easier, less costly and more efficient.
EU and Japan boost strategic cooperation on digital and on critical raw materials supply chains
The strategic partnership between the EU and Japan continues to grow and to become even more dynamic, as the two partners are strengthening their cooperation in areas of high economic potential, which contribute to economic resilience and security in the current geopolitical context and accelerated technological shifts.

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