On the occasion of the EU-Japan Energy Policy Dialogue to be held in Brussels on 21 June 2017 by the Japanese Government and the European Commission, we will organise the following side-event by bringing together Japanese and European industry in the energy sector. EU-Japan Energy BUsiness Seminar "Towards Flexible Energy System" Date Wednesday 21 June 2017, 14:30～18:00 Place European Committee of Regions, Jacques Delors Building, Room JDE70 Map here Target Japanese and European industry representatatives in energy sector (by invitation only) Programme Session 1: High-...
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...
27-06-17 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET Which opportunities does the IoT market in Japan offer for EU companies? In the field of IoT, Germany's "Industry 4.0 Platform", USA’s IIC (Industrial Internet Consortium), Japan’s ‘IoT Acceleration Consortium’ constitute three poles since these states have signed a memorandum of understanding with cooperation. On the industrial side, before IoT became a boom, Japan has put practical use in the wireless tags and M2M field as its predecessor. The Japanese government is now boosting venture entrepreneurship, and the ratio of start-ups related...
04-07-17 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET What are the Do’s and Don’ts in the management of business relations? Japan’s business world heavily relies on intact personal relationships or “ningen kankei” as they are called in Japanese. No matter how good your products and how excellent your services are. If you fall short of establishing solid “ningen kankei” and mutual trust, you will most likely create a disadvantage for your company. A strong affiliation not only make the start of your business easier, it also helps to overcome difficult passages and a face-saving, constructive...
Technology Transfer Webinar 13: How can SMEs practice open innovation with EU and Japanese universities and research centers?
07-07-17 | 10:00 - 11:00 AM CET How to build effective collaborations to practice open innovation? Open innovation is becoming a very common expression nowadays that needs to be fully understood by those who are interested in adopting this business paradigmUniversities and research centres, on average, have problems in creating links to industry to commercialize the technologies they conceive and developCompanies are oftentimes unaware of the available technologies that universities and research centres around the world make available for licensing opportunitiesThere are...
Are you a European company willing to host a Japanese trainee? This programme is for you! Testimonials from former host companies Andras Mate — Mortoff (Hungary)Vulcanus in Europe 2016/17 supervisor "I am Andras Mate, Digital Architect of Mortoff IT and Consulting in Hungary, Europe. We were hosting Minami Usuda in our team from August 2016 until March 2017." 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...
Testimonials FROM former participants Ms Gizem Cicek (TR) Trainee at Hitachi Research Lab – VinJ 2016/2017 "Can you imagine yourself feeling so lucky all the time? I couldn’t, until I got a chance to live in Japan." Read more Ms Madalina IOVANICA (RO)Trainee at Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation – VinJ 2016/2017 "I applied for Vulcanus in Japan with the mindset that the program would, for sure substantially, improve my professional skills and stimulate my personal growth. And so it happened." Read more What is it? Vulcanus in Japan started in 1997. The...
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.
Tokyo and Hokkaido
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 further entry to the downstream application sector.
Delegation of the European Union to Japan