Big success for the EU-Japan Centre’s CBAM seminar in Tokyo
On 13 November, the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation, together with the Delegation of the EU to Japan and the Institute of Energy Economics, Japan (IEEJ), held a seminar on “EU CBAM and its implication for Japanese companies” in a hybrid format.
EU regulation on batteries for European and Japanese businesses
This event will look at recent developments to implement the regulation and will give participants an opportunity to put questions to the Commission experts.
Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI) EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation (EUJC) Co-organized online seminar

Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI) EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation (EUJC) Co-organized online seminar

Current Status and Prospects of EU-Japan Relations - Focusing on green, digital, economic security, etc. –
EU and Japan are working as allies and regions on "green," "digital," and "economic security = resilience," centered on the Strategic Partnership Agreement (SPA) and mutual cooperation is being strengthened year by year. The speaker will talk about the circumstances and future prospects from the local experience.
EU CBAM (Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism) and its implication for Japanese companies
In this seminar, the Director-General of DG TAXUD of the European Commission, will talk about the current status, future measures and responses, and discuss together with related parties of Japan.
Resilient supply chains in times of geopolitical tensions
During this session, Commissioner Breton will elaborate on the EU's approach and actions taken to strengthen supply chains resilience, the relationship with Japan, while we listen also to the views of Japanese key governmental agencies as well as hear from global businesses how they address these challenges.
Webinar: Chemical Industry's vision on Carbon Neutrality
Energy sources used in manufacturing must also adopt substitution systems. From this perspective, relevant governmental agencies and industry experts of the EU and Japan will discuss about their efforts, challenges and future initiatives, and explore the possibilities for bilateral and regional industrial cooperation in the energy & chemical field.
Kobe University-VUB Symposium Showcases Latest EU-Japan Research on Oceans
Organised by Kobe University and the VUB on 18 October 2022, the 12th Annual KUBEC high-level symposium ‘Blue Economy, Green Horizons: EU-Japan Research for Healthy, Sustainable Seas and Oceans’, presented key topical issues and breakthroughs in Ocean research, from the perspectives of economics and governance, technology and innovation, and social sciences. In front of a record audience of 130 participants, the event featured 43 EU and Japanese speakers, including DG RTD Director General (Acting) Signe Ratso, Japanese Ambassador Yasushi Masaki, Kobe University President Masato Fujisawa and Horizon Europe Mission Chairman and former WTO Director-General Pascal Lamy.
Renewable energy: the business case for going green ~Testimonies from European and Japanese SMEs~
Can the private sector meet the challenge to create sufficient capacities to reach those targets in the face of technical constraints, supply chains pressures, skilled labour shortages and profitability issues? What are the necessary conditions for the development of competitive renewable energy markets? How can the EU and Japan cooperate to achieve their common objective of a decarbonized society?

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