August 01

2017

March 31

2018

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 <<< Deadline to appLY:   23 September 'Vulcanus in Europe' offers EU based companies the possibility to host a Japanese trainee in R&D for 8 months (from August to March). A valuable addition to their workforce and a positive input in the development of their business with Japan. For the trainees, this is the experience of a lifetime: A full immersion in the European business...
Europe

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...

September 01

2017

August 31

2018

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...
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

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 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

September 22

2017

On Friday 22 Septemper, the EU-Japan Centre will organise a Lean in Europe visit to Rolls Royce, aerospace facility, in Washington Tyne and Wear in the United Kingdom. A networking dinner will be organised the evening before. The next day will be devoted to Rolls Royce. The Rolls-Royce UK Advanced Disc manufacturing facility visit will focus on its factory transformation journey from old to new covering: -  Method of manufacture transformation (High Pressure Disc Machining) -  Cultural and organisation development -  Lean approach Production System deployment Drive to...
United Kingdom

September 26

2017

26-09-17 | 10:30 h - 11:30 AM CET How can technology SMEs based in the EU leverage their offerings to become relevant for the Tokyo 2020 Games?  With the Tokyo 2020 Games being less than three years away, there are already plenty of opportunities for domestic suppliers and partners. The official route for suppliers is complex for foreign companies to navigate. We present the ways in which foreign companies who want to enter Japan can also make the most of the Games by taking alternative routes to market, capitalising on the most technologically advanced sporting event in...

September 27

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 28

2017

【Overview】 This seminar shall take a closer look at the current developments in intellectual property law in the EU and Japan. Experts from Europe and Japan will provide most recent information on the following subjects which are closely related to business activities: a)       The EU Unitary Patent is approaching the final stretch, despite different legal issues in several European member states. The presentation will address the latest preparation steps, the current status of the system and the first steps to take after the start of the Provisional Application Phase. b...
Delegation of the European Union to Japan