Some activities have been designed more specifically or exclusively to meet SMEs’ needs and expectations:
SUPPORT FOR SMEs
However SMEs are welcome in all activities, as listed hereunder:

June 29

2021

July 16

2021

B2B Matchmaking for EU SMEs at the Third Japan-Africa Business Forum

ARE YOU A EUROPEAN SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISE (SME) ACTIVE IN AFRICA? ARE YOU LOOKING FOR INVESTMENT OR BUYERS FOR A NEW PROJECT IN AFRICA? APPLY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE THIRD JAPAN-AFRICA BUSIN...

June 29

2021

EPA Helpdesk Webinar 39: SME Chapter

Important concessions are contained in the EPA for EU exporters to Japan, including SMEs. As a result, these EU products have since the entry into force of the Agreement an important competitive adva...

May 19

2020

EPA Helpdesk Webinar 21: SME Chapter

19-05-20 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET How can EU SME exporters benefit from the EPA? Language English EPA EU-Japan EPA ...

EPA Helpdesk

EPA HELPDESK TO SUPPORT EU SMEs On 17 July 2018, the European Union and Japan signed an Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), the biggest trade agreement ever negotiated by the EU that will creat...

May 31

2021

June 11

2021

Get ready for Japan

"Due to the current global health situation, the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation replaced its 2-week physical programme in Japan by a 2-week online programme. The objective of this programm...

November 07

2017

Webinar 106: Invest Tokyo: The Tokyo Metropolitan Government Initiatives to Support Foreign Companies and Entrepreneurs

07-11-17 | 10:00 - 11:00 AM CET What approaches are taken by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) to attract foreign companies to Tokyo?: Tokyo’s market trends and business support provided by th...

October 03

2017

Webinar 103: The Japanese Startup Ecosystem: Opportunities for EU Collaboration

03-10-17 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET How has the Japanese startup ecosystem developed, and what are its features both within Japan and in terms of connections to European markets? Language English ...

Taxes & Accounting

News Outline of taxation in Japan...

Government Procurement

News Public Procurement in Japan : an Outline...

Cross-Cultural Workshops

½-day "About Japan" Cross-cultural Workshop Series in the EU In cooperation with local members of the Enterprise Europe Network, the EU-Japan Centre organises cross-cultural workshops in the EU to in...

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07/09/2021
This webinar targets European companies seeking to put, administratively, everything in place before exporting to Japan.
14/09/2021
This webinar presents a series of tools and techniques for perfecting ways of navigating virtual communication and interaction with Japanese partners. At any stage in a business relationship and whatever the precise business format both European and Japanese companies will benefit from those insights into Japanese strategic and tactical thinking.

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Energy Transition Agencies | Fukushima X North Rhine-Westphalia THe Prefecture OF FUkushima and The Region of...
Report: Semiconductor market in Japan Expert: Łukasz FyderekPublication date: June...
Report: Frozen Food Market in Japan (incl. Ice Cream) Expert: Maths LundinPublication date: June 2021To...
EU-Japan Newsletter, Issue #74 June 2021The Centre's newsletter is now available...