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...
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September 21

2017

Webinar This webinar was 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 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...

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 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 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...

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

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Palais d'Égmont
11/07/2017
The 19th annual meeting of the EU-Japan Business Round Table took place at the Palais d'Égmont in Brussels on 11 July 2017. Three topics were selected for detailed discussion - EU-Japan cooperation...
07/07/2017
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...