Expert’s view: Venture Capital and Corporate Venture Capital in Japan - New trends
The government of Japan has appointed officially in August 2022 a new "Startup Minister" to help the support to startups, to implement an economic revitalization and in addition has launched the Five-Year Startup Development Plan in November 2022 to have 100 000 startups, 100 unicorns and an annual investment of 10 trillion yens. Although this seems to be an ambitious plan, Japan is setting the tone for a new economic road with entrepreneurship in high technologies and deeptech.
Does Inequality Matter?
“Does Inequality Matter? How People Perceive Economic Disparities and Social Mobility in Japan”, the latest OECD report on what people think about inequality and how their views shape the demand for redistributive policies.
SPIPA Project in Japan

Japan - Europe

(this project is completed) From September 2020 to October 2021, the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation coordinated the organization of a series of events and activities aiming at strengthening the cooperation between Europe and Japan for climate action, covering topics such as the links between trade, industry and climate, the acceleration of renewable energy deployment and the role of local governments in low-carbon transition. 

29 May 2015 : EU-Japan annual summit: EPA main point on the agenda

Lower tariffs, non-tariff trade barriers and public procurement

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Please take a look at the New Year's Special Column written by Mr. Tanabe, Managing Director of the…
The EU-Japan Centre is pleased to start a new weekly service by publishing brief summary of the…


The Space.Japan Helpdesk, invites you to participate in a webinar co-organized with METASTARS. Space. Japan Helpdesk aims to support cooperation between Europe and Japan in space-related Industries…
This summer exhibited again extremely high temperatures worldwide, resulting in significant water loss in freshwater reservoirs. As climate change amplifies, it is warranted to protect our vital…
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