May 22

2017

May 23

2017

With a view to helping raise industrial competitiveness, the EU-Japan Centre has organised in-depth visits to world class European plants since 2013. During the visits, participants will learn about the host company's 'lean journey' including the tools it uses in its relentless drive to be competitive, and will see the tools in operation. These best practice visits are designed to inspire the participants along their companies' lean journeys and can also provide valuable feedback to the host companies.  Our next visit: To Rational AG in Germany on Monday 22 & Tuesday...
Europe

May 30

2017

30-05-17 | 10:00 - 11:00 AM CET How to build collaborations with Japanese Companies? The general Japanese trends are introduced, such as population tendency, import / export ratio. Japanese population is radically decreasing after year 2000, and in 2040 it will become about 70-80% of current population. And the ratio of aged people is dramatically increasing. Japan is sometimes called as “World experiment place for aged society”. The international / domestic market ratio in Japanese GDP is around 20:80. Japan is one of the typical domestic market driven countries like US,...

June 26

2017

June 30

2017

Discover the Japanese approach towards World-Class Manufacturing Learn how Japanese firms achieve superior production standards Focus on the latest trends by visiting the top manufacturing plants in Japan Visit the real "GEMBA" (i.e. production site in Japan) Meet senior Japanese industry leaders Since the first edition in 1992, more than 700 participants from across all EU Member states have participated in this practical training course. The 5-day World Class Manufacturing training mission provides an in-depth analysis of Japanese manufacturing methodology and is...
Japan

August 01

2017

March 31

2018

Are you a European company willing to host a Japanese trainee? This programme is for you! Testimonials from former host companies   Tetsushi Yamada, Schlumberger (France)2014 Vulcanus Host Company"I took part in the Vulcanus in Europe programme as a student in 2009." Read more       Francisco Abril, Tiger Coatings GmbH (Austria)2014 Vulcanus Host Company"We have hosted Vulcanus student Sari Nishimura in our team from August 2014 until the end of March 2015." Read more   Programme Objective Through the Vulcanus in Europe programme you can offer a Japanese student...
Europe

September 01

2017

August 31

2018

Testimonials FROM former participants   Hoang Duy Nguyen (BE) trainee at NTT, VJ2013-14"My year spent in Japan has without a doubt been the most exciting experience of my life so far." Read more   Katia Boutou (GR) trainee at Hitachi, VJ2014-15 "The Vulcanus in Japan programme really offers a priceless opportunity to eligible students." Read more   What is it? Vulcanus in Japan started in 1997. The programme consists of industrial placements for EU / COSME* students. It starts in September and ends in August of the following year in order to accommodate the academic...
Japan

September 11

2017

September 15

2017

Discover the Japanese approach towards World-Class Manufacturing Learn how Japanese firms achieve superior production standards Focus on the latest trends by visiting the top manufacturing plants in Japan Visit the real "GEMBA" (i.e. production site in Japan) Meet senior Japanese industry leaders Since the first edition in 1992, more than 700 participants from across all EU Member states have participated in this practical training course. The 5-day World Class Manufacturing training mission provides an in-depth analysis of Japanese manufacturing methodology and is...
Japan

October 01

2017

March 31

2018

The EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation proposes a 6 month in-house fellowship scheme in Japan, designed to support its research and policy analysis of EU-Japan economic and industrial issues. The Research Fellow will undertake research work on a selected priority topic of the Centre, which should result in a consistent policy report (70-100 pages), to be owned by the Centre. Apart from research on a pre-determined topic, the Research Fellow will be expected to support the daily analytical activities of the Centre, including media monitoring, policy briefings...
Japan

October 10

2017

On Tuesday 10 October 2017, the "European Biotech & Pharma Partnering Conference, Osaka, 2017" will be organised at the Congrès Convention Center (http://www.congre-cc.jp/en/) in Osaka, Japan. During the event, business representatives of EU companies will have an opportunity to attend pre-arranged B2B meetings with Japanese companies from the Kansai region. The event serves a perfect platform to meet representatives of Japanese companies and accelerate opportunities for potential business partnerships between EU and Japanese companies. The event will kick off with an...
Japan

October 10

2017

October 13

2017

Exhibit at the “BioJapan” Expo in Pacifico Yokohama Gain knowledge about the market structure, sector analysis, business policy Identify relevant key contacts (decision makers, R&D centres, business partners) Establish relationships with potential partners (trade and technology) in the Global Biotechnology Industry Benefit from face-to-face meetings leading to possible business opportunities 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...
Japan

EU-Japan Centre News

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30 YEARS OF INDUSTRIAL COOPERATION - RESPONDING TO THE CHANGING NEEDS For the past three decades,...
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ABOUT THE MISSION The mission is targeting the Food & Drink sectors and will be organised on...

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Brief Japan Industrial Reports ADDITIONAL REPORTS AVAILABLE on www....
Report: Export & Import EU-Japan Trade data 2016 To get the access to this report, please click...
April 2017 Japanese Industry and Policy News Topics covered in the April issue: LEGISLATION...

Past events

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Germany
22/05/2017
On Tuesday 23rd May, the EU-Japan Centre organised a Lean in Europe visit, to Rational AG, in Landsberg am Lech, in Bavaria (Germany). A preparatory evening was organised the previous day. It...
Lisbon, Portugal
17/05/2017
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...