Report: Opportunities rising from new products developments through R&D projects between European SMEs and Japanese companies
The main objective of this report is to show and analyze the opportunity that exists in the creation of new products through technological projects.
Photovoltaic panel technology from Japan to Slovakia
Slovakia wants to become a gateway for the expansion of new photovoltaic panel technology in Europe. Denisa Saková, the Deputy Prime Minister of the Slovak Republic and the Minister of Economy of the SR signed the Memorandum of Understanding in Tokyo, Japan, with Sekisui Chemical, which develops photovoltaic flexible panels.
EUREKA GlobalStars Japan Virtual Marketplace
The Eureka Network is launching a new call for joint R&D projects involving Japan, Czech Republic, France, Netherlands, Spain, Canada, Singapore and UK located companies.
New MoU partnership between ATR and GIN shall once again deepen cooperation between Austria and Japan
The Austrian initiative Global Incubator Network Austria (GIN) represented by Austria’s main public funding agencies aws and FFG has signed another MoU with Japanese partner ATR.
Webinar 179: Latest trends in biotechnology research in Japan
The webinar targets start-ups with innovative biotech-related products or services that look for funding from Japanese medical, agricultural, chemical or environmental industries.
Report: Latest trends in biotechnology research in Japan
Japan spends consistently over 3% of its GDP on R&D, of which some 70% come from industry. Concerning biotech-related R&D, more than half is directed towards pharmaceutical and medical goals, but agricultural, industrial and environmental biotech are recently getting more attention in view of a future “bioeconomy” based on “smart cells” and a better integration of biological and digital innovations.
Revised guidelines for R&D tax credits
METI published revised guidelines for the R&D tax credit scheme, following the 2015 tax reforms of April 2015.

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