Weekly Japanese Industry and Policy News

The EU-Japan Centre is pleased to start a new weekly service by publishing brief summary of the latest information from the Japanese governmental organizations & private companies/organizations. A couple of minutes reading to be informed about what is happening in Japan's policy, economy, EU-Japan relations, and innovation.

Innovation: Supporting cooperation between Europe and Japan

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes is one of the 6 winning regions of the European programme "International Urban and Regional Cooperation" IURC EU-Japan, which supports cooperation for innovation between European regions and Japanese prefectures.

Proposal call for drug discovery research

Asahi Kasei Pharma has announced the new application period for their annual “Open Innovation” solicitation of proposals for drug discovery research.

EU-Japan Region-to-Region Innovation Cooperation Project

The European Commission has selected the six regions in the European Union (EU) and five Japanese prefectures below to participate in the EU-Japan Region-to-Region Innovation Cooperation Project of the EU's International Urban and Regional Cooperation (IURC) programme.

European start-ups participate in dedicated matchmaking events in Japan

The EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation nominated European start-ups for 3 major start-up events in Japan.

Upcoming pitching event with UNIDO

The EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation and UNIDO are organising a pitching and networking event to connect EU and Japanese companies interested in working together in Africa.

Smart Manufacturing Matchmaking 2022

17-18 November 2022, online
Sector: smart manufacturing and industry 4.0
Registration deadline: 17 November 2022

“Diversity in Science” - Panel Discussion

How can Japanese universities promote diversity and create environments where innovation truly thrives? This question will be addressed in a panel discussion on 19 October, with a keynote speech by Prof. Dr. Kaori Hayashi (Executive Vice President at The University of Tokyo).

Digital Innovation Hubs Seminar

Adoption of advanced manufacturing technologies by SMEs in Japan is a key policy objective. EU-Japan.AI and AI-REGIO seminar presented the DIH concept to relevant policymakers, as well as research and innovation actors in Japan who are well-placed to create equivalent organisations.

PIMAP+ delegation in Japan

The PIMAP+ consortium coordinated by ALPHA-RLH has organized a learning expedition in Tokyo from June 20 to June 23.

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Events

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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…
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