This report has been conducted to support and complement the policy exchange in the framework of the EU-Japan Industrial Dialogue. Given the limited time and resources allocated for this study, the results should be regarded only as a snapshot example of the newer and/or less known technologies in Europe.From the total of 185 technologies collected, 15 were selected as being the best candidates for investment/cooperation with Japan. The data collected from the EU member states from Central and...
VenusRoses Labsolutions – from BG VenusRose Labsolutions was founded in 2009 in Sofia, Bulgaria. It is a privately owned biotechnical research, development and production company specialised in all-natural herbal remedies designed to improve people’s life. SME Activities: developing a range of products and healthy supplements that are based on Bulgarian Rose Oil.Size: 19 full-time employeesInterest in Japan: Went on the biotech mission in 2014. VenusRoses Labsolutions is in contact with a...
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...
OcellO B.V. was founded in 2011 in Leiden, NL. It is a privately owned contract research organisation based on technology developed at Leiden University.   SME Activities: Offering contract research services for the drug discovery industry.Size: 12 FTE.Interest in Japan: Currently have partners in Japan, search for additional partners and planning on launching new products in Japan To get the access to this case study, please...
How to find a reliable distributor and increase your sale results in Japan? In order to succeed in Japanese market, it is necessary to understand the distribution network for your product. Being aware of distribution system and how it works, you will be able to find a right distributor for a particular product. Therefore, there are several key factors to check before starting business in Japan- select right distribution channel, select the best distributor/wholesaler for your product, and...
Topics covered in the January issue: LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS・A Study Group on Competition Policies in Relation to the Fourth Industrial Revolution Established・The Working Group for the Standardization of Credit Card Data Compiled a Report SURVEY AND BUSINESS DATA・Industrial Production is Expected to Increase in January and February・MAFF Published the First Wood Biomass Energy Report・Tourism Industry: Annual Foreign Visitors Reached a Record High of 24 Million・Foreign Workers Exceeds One...
Nuhealth Group – from BG Company Nuhealth JSC is a young company, founded by experienced and ambitious professionals with more than 20 years of experience and exceptional know-how in the production of food products. SME Activities: Producer of healthy brown rice snacks, such as brown rice cakes, chips and rollsSize: Up to 100 employeesInterests in Japan: Want to sell their products in Japan To get the access to this case study, please...
Topics covered on the December issue: LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS・METI Compiles an Illustrated Guide on Handbook for Trade Secret Protection・Business Succession Guidelines Formulated・JPO-ROSPATENT Cooperation to Advance in the Field of Industrial Property SURVEY AND BUSINESS DATA・MHLW Annual Survey Reveals More Companies to Raise Wages than Previous Year COMPANY NEWS・Unicharm to Start Experiment of Recycling Used Diapers・Honda and Waymo Enter Discussions on Technical Collaboration of Fully Self...
Topics covered on the November issue: LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS JPO Creates World's First Patent Classification for IoT-based Technologies Road Maps for Developing Eco Cars, Smart Community, etc. Announced Guideline for Enhancing Industry-Academia-Government Collaboration Activities Formulated SURVEY AND BUSINESS DATA 95% of Renewable Power Is Solar Annual Report on Energy Supply and Demand Published ADDITIONAL TOPICS METI Concluded an MOC Concerning Industrial Human Resource Development with...
December 2016. The Centre is pleased to present to you its latest issue of the EU-Japan Newsletter (December 2016) on the following link: http://www.eu-japan.eu/sites/default/files/publications/docs/december16.pdf In the newsletter you will find information on the Centre's activities, coming seminars and events as well as activities of general interest on various aspects of the EU-...

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30 YEARS OF INDUSTRIAL COOPERATION - RESPONDING TO THE CHANGING NEEDS For the past three decades,...
ABOUT THE MISSION The mission is targeting the Food & Drink sectors and will be organised on...
The EU-Japan Centre is currently calling for expert report proposals for its "About Japan"...

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経済産業省大臣官房審議官(環境問題担当)
Deputy Director-General for Technology and Environment, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)

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24/10/2017
24-10-17 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET How can I make meetings with Japanese partners more effective and achieve own goals? Meetings with Japanese partners follow a different agenda than the one we are used...
27/10/2017
27-10-17 | 10:00 - 11:00 AM CET What can IP (patent, trademarks and copyrights) do for new technologies such as VR/AR? People talk about VR (Virtual Realty) and AR (Augmented Reality) technologies...