September 21

2017

Driving improvement and competitiveness in a digital age On 21 September 2017, the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation (EUJC) will organise the first EU-Japan Lean Summit to analyse how digital developments (AI / IoT, etc.) can be combined with traditional lean improvement techniques and industry 4.0 / society 5.0 approaches to drive improvement and create new ways of operating, new products / services and existing offerings. The Summit will take the form of a roundtable discussion. Participation is by invitation only. The event is not open to observers....

September 21

2017

Webinar This webinar is only open to participants in our October 2017 "Biotech Cluster Mission to Japan" 10 - 13 October EU-level Biotech mission to Japan About the mission The Biotech Cluster/SME mission will be organised on the fringe of “BioJapan” Expo in Yokohama.  During the fair (3 days) you will attend B2B meetings and meet with Japanese visitors. In order to maximize your partnering opportuni­ties, you will be able to exhibit in the EU-Japan Centre booth. Additionally, a partnering event will be organized one day before the fair: the European Biotech & Pharma...
webinar

September 19

2017

19-09-17 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET Which opportunities does the Biopharmaceutical market in Japan offer to EU companies? Among Biotechnology, the field of biopharmaceuticals is a core sector in terms of market size and growth potential. Since the market of antibody medical products was launched in 2002 in the world of pharmaceutical products, the biopharmaceutical market rapidly expanded, as the pharmaceutical market worldwide made a historical shift from chemically synthesized medicines to biopharmaceuticals around 2000. Japanese pharmaceutical manufacturers missed the...

September 14

2017

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 introduce European companies to the basic principles of Japanese business culture.The goal of the workshops is to prepare European companies for doing business with Japan. Led by an expert consultant with coaching experience at all levels of corporate hierarchy from normal employees to top leadership, the workshops covers the following points: Japanese Business Etiquette General...

September 13

2017

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 introduce European companies to the basic principles of Japanese business culture.The goal of the workshops is to prepare European companies for doing business with Japan. Led by an expert consultant with coaching experience at all levels of corporate hierarchy from normal employees to top leadership, the workshops covers the following points: Japanese Business Etiquette General...

September 12

2017

12-09-17 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET How can managers in European Small-and-Medium-sized Enterprises prepare for acquisition by a Japanese company? In 2016, the total value of Japan-sourced acquisitions reached €86 billion, three times higher than the total value of domestic transactions within Japan. During this period, Japanese companies made 156 acquisitions in Europe: headline examples include Asahi Group Holdings investment of €7.3 billion towards acquiring brands such as Pilsner Urquell, Tyskie, Lech, Dreher, and Ursus. This flow and pattern of cross-border acquisitions...

September 07

2017

【Overview】 Hokkaido, the northernmost of Japan’s main islands which covers 20% of the country’s land area and boasts a rich natural environment, has geographic similarities to Europe. The affluent primary sector in the region implies a vast potential of untapped areas which can benefit from space technologies. The workshop will link together European and Japanese companies (especially SMEs) for future business collaboration and partnerships, introducing the potential application of space technology in other industries through presentations of successful case studies...
Japan

September 06

2017

【Overview】 The adoption of the EU’s Space Strategy in October 2016, and Japan’s Space Industry Vision 2030 in May 2017, exemplifies that the momentum in the sector is stronger than ever. To maximize the benefits of space technology, the EU and Japan are jointly promoting further utilisation of space data especially by startups and SMEs, expanding roles to be played by commercial sectors. In the symposium, the respective authorities will discuss their future vision in the Space Industry, and present case studies of programmes which are offered to the public to promote...
Delegation of the European Union to Japan

September 05

2017

September 08

2017

The EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation and Japan Space Systems will co-organise a EU-Japan Support Mission in the Space Sector: Link and Launch in Tokyo and Hokkaido, from the 5th to 8th September 2017. Application deadline:Friday 7 July 2017, 17h00 Tokyo local time. The selection process will be undergone in the week of 10th July and the selected participants will receive the confirmation of the participation with further details by Friday, 14th July 2017.
Tokyo and Hokkaido

August 22

2017

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 introduce European companies to the basic principles of Japanese business culture.The goal of the workshops is to prepare European companies for doing business with Japan. Led by an expert consultant with coaching experience at all levels of corporate hierarchy from normal employees to top leadership, the workshops covers the following points: Japanese Business Etiquette General...

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For EU companies willing to host a Japanese intern in R&D. Industrial placements in R&D from August 2018, for 8 months >>> Testimonials at the bottom of this page <<<...
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Brief Japan Industrial Reports ADDITIONAL REPORTS AVAILABLE on www....
August 2017 Japanese Industry and Policy News Topics covered in the August issue: LEGISLATION...
Report: Biotechnology Market in Japan To get the access to this report, please click ...
EU-JAPAN CENTRE: 30 YEARS TOGETHER EU-Japan Centre 30th Anniversary Publication. A...