Some activities have been designed more specifically or exclusively to meet SMEs’ needs and expectations:
SUPPORT FOR SMEs
However SMEs are welcome in all activities, as listed hereunder:

November 15

2021

November 19

2021

WCM (World Class Manufacturing) - November online mission

Application deadline extended: Re-opening applications for WCM November online mission. A few spots are still available for the third online edition of World Class Manufacturing mission. Due to th ...

June 29

2021

July 16

2021

B2B Matchmaking for EU SMEs at the Third Japan-Africa Business Forum

  ARE YOU A EUROPEAN SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISE (SME) ACTIVE IN AFRICA? ARE YOU LOOKING FOR INVESTMENT OR BUYERS FOR A NEW PROJECT IN AFRICA? APPLY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE THIRD JAP ...

June 29

2021

EPA Helpdesk Webinar 39: SME Chapter

29-06-21 | 10:30 h - 11:30 h CETHow can EU SME exporters benefit from the EPA?Important concessions are contained in the EPA for EU exporters to Japan, including SMEs.  As a result, these EU prod ...

May 19

2020

EPA Helpdesk Webinar 21: SME Chapter

19-05-20 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CETHow can EU SME exporters benefit from the EPA?Important concessions are contained in the EPA for EU exporters to Japan, including SMEs.  As a result, these EU produ ...

EPA Helpdesk

EPA HELPDESK TO SUPPORT EU SMEs   On 17 July 2018, the European Union and Japan signed an Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), the biggest trade agreement e ...

November 07

2017

Webinar 106: Invest Tokyo: The Tokyo Metropolitan Government Initiatives to Support Foreign Companies and Entrepreneurs

07-11-17 | 10:00 - 11:00 AM CETWhat approaches are taken by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) to attract foreign companies to Tokyo?: Tokyo’s market trends and business support provided by the T ...

October 03

2017

Webinar 103: The Japanese Startup Ecosystem: Opportunities for EU Collaboration

03-10-17 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CETHow has the Japanese startup ecosystem developed, and what are its features both within Japan and in terms of connections to European markets?This webinar will give a cl ...

Taxes & Accounting

NewsOutline of taxation in JapanConsumption taxesCorporate taxationAsk the expertTax incentives & subsidiesTwitterPractical guidesQuestions & answersUnderstanding the tax-systems and regulatio ...

Government Procurement

NewsPublic Procurement in Japan : an OutlineEU-Japan EPA and public procurement Preparations for tenderingTender Monitoring & InformationTendering processThematic ReportsAsk th ...

Cross-Cultural Workshops

½-day "About Japan" Cross-cultural Workshop Series in the EUIn cooperation with local members of the Enterprise Europe Network, the EU-Japan Centre organises cross-cultural workshops in the EU to intr ...

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28-09-21 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CETWhat are the opportunities for the EU SMEs in the Japanese frozen food and ice cream market?Over time, Japan’s frozen food market is showing a growing trend. However,…
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