Kyushu University EU Centre Jean Monnet Seminar

Special Lecture by H.E. Mr Haitze Siemers, Chargé d'Affaires of the Delegation of the European Union to Japan on “EU-Japan Relations".

Japan Bioeconomy Strategy

Japanese government developed “Japan Bioeconomy Strategy” to achieve the world’s most advanced bioeconomy society in Japan by 2030. The strategy especially promotes industry linkage, biomaterial, sustainable primary production, and health care.

EU-Japan: Annual Joint Committee meeting

On 13 April 2022, senior officials from the EU and Japan convened via videoconference for an informal meeting of the EU-Japan Joint Committee - which coordinates the implementation of the Strategic Partnership Agreement. They reviewed the state of implementation of the Agreement and identified the next steps for further strengthening relations, in view of the bilateral summit meeting in Tokyo later this year.

The EU and Japan open Horizon Europe association talks

Leaders at the EU-Japan Summit taking place in Tokyo agreed to start exploratory talks on Japan’s possible association to the EU's key research & innovation funding programme Horizon Europe. Association is the closest form of international cooperation on research and innovation with third countries, and it could pave the way for an intensified cooperation in research and innovation between the EU and Japan.

EU-Japan Summit: strengthening our partnership

Japan is one of the EU's closest allies. This was reaffirmed during the 28th EU-Japan Summit held on the 12 May 2022 in Tokyo with President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Council Charles Michel and Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida. During the summit, the EU and Japan took important steps to take their relations forward, from digital technologies, trade and investments, climate action, biodiversity protection, sustainable development as well as security.

EU SMEs present in Japan with a branch office - a mapping attempt

Following the survey “Opportunities for the Internationalisation of Small and Medium Enterprises”* commissioned by the European Commission in August 2011 with the aim of identifying the opportuniti

In Search for Growth - Towards a New Role for SMEs in EU-Japan Relations

In the present publication the SMEs internationalization topic is approached from several angles and perspectives.

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On 17 January 2023 in Tokyo, the 2022 Recommendations adopted by the EU-Japan Business Round Table…
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07/02/2023
07-02-23 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET How do Japanese firms consistently survive and become some of the oldest firms in the world? Understanding firm longevity has always been at the forefront of…
17/02/2023
The EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation and UNIDO’s Investment and Technology Promotion Office in Tokyo (UNIDO ITPO Tokyo) are jointly organising a pitching and networking event to connect EU…

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Monthly Japanese Industry and Policy News January 2023Topics covered on the January 2023 issue: ・This…
Monthly Japanese Industry and Policy News December 2022Topics covered on the December issue: ・This was…
Monthly Japanese Industry and Policy News November 2022Topics covered on the November issue: ・This was…
Report: Women Entrepreneurship in the EU and Japan This report seeks to identify cross-cultural,…