February 28

2017

28-02-17 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET What are the main trends of the ceramic products markets in Japan? If you are a bioceramics (dental or bone implants), tableware or interior design ceramic producer or major distributor this webinar will provide you some understandings of the Japanese ceramic market trends and opportunities. Japan’s aging population and the elders' expectations for a healthy, qualitative and active life represent great potential for products complying with this demands. At the same time the younger generations are becoming more open to the abroad experiences...

March 07

2017

March 08

2017

The Cabinet Office and the European Commission will sign a cooperation arrangement to identify key industrial sectors for GNSS application and to create new services and projects to strengthen policy cooperation between the EU and Japan. On this occasion, two public seminars will be organised: DAY1:EU-Japan Cooperation Towards Tokyo 2020:Tapping into the Potential of GNSS Application DAY2:The 2nd EU-Japan Satellite Positioning Public-Private Roundtable *For further information, please see the agenda

March 07

2017

Overview The unprecedented pace of ratifications has made possible the entry into force of Paris Agreement even before the COP 22 held in Marrakech in November 2016. Government, but also the scientific, business and global action communities have all contributed to build an irreversible climate action process. And not a moment too soon: the global climate is warming at an alarming rate and the challenge must be urgently tackled by raising ambition and strengthening cooperation.This year's seminar on climate policy will allow Japanese and EU policy makers to presenting...
Japan

March 07

2017

07-03-17 | 10:00 - 11:00 AM CET How to build collaborations with Japanese Companies? The practice of Open Innovation has been greatly developing during the past decade. Indeed, an increasing number of companies but also innovation hubs, labs, incubators and accelerators understood that value creation through collaboration is more effective than innovating alone within four walls; this became particularly true in this connected world where speed is key to success. Today, the ones who can create WIN-WIN partnerships take a serious option to gain a real competitive advantage...

March 14

2017

This project was conducted as part of the MINERVA research fellowship, and the final report provides a comprehensive overview of the Japan Space policy and industry, with a focus on Earth Observation (EO), including a SWOT analysis of the Japanese EO industry. It’s the first report of its kind dedicated to the commercial EO data service industry in Japan, and it distinguishes itself through fresh market analysis based on on-site interviews with 40 private and public Japanese entities in 8 different industries that use Earth Observation products and services (including...

March 27

2017

March 28

2017

On Tuesday 28th March, the EU-Japan Centre will organise a Lean in Europe visit, to thyssenkrupp Norte (tkN), in Mieres, in the Asturias region (Spain). A preparatory afternoon and evening will be organised the previous day at Prodintec (a regional technology centre specialised in industrial design and production) and will include lean activities and a visit of the technology centre. It will be followed by a networking dinner at TKEIC (Thyssenkrupp's technical innovation centre). The next day will be devoted to the visit to thyssenkrupp Norte. The visit will focus on...
thyssenkrupp Norte

April 01

2017

September 30

2017

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

May 08

2017

June 02

2017

The HRTP is going to become "Get Ready for Japan" The new shorter mission will retain key elements from the old course Tentative dates: 14 – 26 May 2018 Register your interest here For archive purposes, here below  are details of the old HRTP course How to succeed in Japan? Do you wish to gain in-depth insight into the Japanese business environment? Do you require a better understanding of your Japanese partners/competitors? Do you need to learn more about Japanese management practices? Are you about to be transferred to Japan? Are you considering venturing into the...
Japan

May 22

2017

May 23

2017

On Tuesday 23rd May, the EU-Japan Centre will organise a Lean in Europe visit, to Rational AG, in Landsberg am Lech, in Bavaria (Germany). A preparatory evening will be organised the previous day. It will include lean activities and a networking dinner hosted by the EU-Japan Centre. The next day will be devoted to the visit to Rational AG. The visit will focus on 100% KANBAN for purchasing material and in-house component production cascade shopfloor management entrepreneur within the enterprise (personal responsibility) 100% customer order-related pilots in industry 4...
Germany

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