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 22

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 Rolls-Royce in UK on Friday, 22 September 2017...
Europe

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

November 07

2017

November 10

2017

Exhibit at the Japan IT Week trade fair in Makuhari Messe Gain knowledge about the ICT 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) Benefit from face-to-face meetings leading to possible business opportunities ABOUT THE MISSION The ICT Cluster/SME mission will be organised on the fringe of the autumn’s "Japan IT Week" trade fair in Chiba. During the fair (3 days) you will attend B2B meetings and meet with Japanese...
Japan

November 07

2017

On Tuesday 7 November 2017, the EU-Japan Centre will organise an "ICT Partnering Event" with the support of the Japan External Trade Organisation and the Smart IoT Acceleration consortium in Tokyo, Japan. The partnering event will be held one day before the “Japan IT Week” (http://www.japan-it.jp/en/aki/ ), which takes place on 8-10 November at Makuhari Messe in Chiba, Japan. LOCATIONTokyo, Kasumigaseki Bldg. Plaza Hall EVENT CAPACITY40-60 EU and Japanese companies and clusters/organisations TARGET FIELDSInternet of Things (IoT), Machine to Machine (M2M)...
Japan

December 01

2017

An 8-part lecture series giving a sound introduction to the practical concepts of applied lean. The EU-Japan Centre Lean Masterclass consisted of lectures, by Professor Richard Keegan, focussing on "Getting things done". The series was recorded in front of an audience consisting largely of former participants in the Centre's WCM and Lean in Europe activities. As well as being the Advisor to the EU-Japan Centre's WCM and Lean in Europe activities, Richard is also the Manager of the Competitiveness Department at Enterprise Ireland and an adjunct assistant Professor at the...
Online

February 14

2018

February 16

2018

Exhibit at the “nano tech - International Nanotechnology Exhibition and Conference” Gain knowledge about the Nanotechnology 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) Benefit from face-to-face meetings leading to possible business opportunities ABOUT THE MISSION The Nanotech Cluster/SMEr mission coincides with the  “nano tech - International Nanotechnology Exhibition and Conference” in Tokyo. During the fair (3...
Japan

March 05

2018

March 09

2018

ABOUT THE MISSION The mission is targeting the Food & Drink sectors and will be organised on the fringes of the FoodEx 2018 that will take place in Chiba, Japan in March (http://www.jma.or.jp/foodex/en/index.html). The 5-day mission is composed of lectures, BtoB meetings, networking events and EU delegation booth to maximize partnering opportunities. Prior to the mission an online pre-departure briefing will be organised to enable participants to better prepare the mission and, during which experts will present an overview of the sector and how to communicate with...
Japan

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20/06/2017
20-06-17 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET Will Japan take the lead in regenerative medicine, a multi-billion € business?  Following the development of iPS cell technology by Professor Shinya Yamanaka, Japan...
30/05/2017
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...