From the Centre

About the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation

Established in 1987, the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation is a unique venture between the European Commission and the Japanese Government. It is a non-profit organisation aimed at promoting all forms of industrial, trade and investment cooperation between the EU and Japan and at improving the competitiveness and collaboration of EU and Japanese companies by facilitating exchanges of experience and know-how between EU and Japanese businesses. The EU-Japan Centre has its head office in Tokyo and another office in Brussels.

The EU-Japan Centre is managing the website you are actually visiting.

TRAINING SCHEMES FOR EU EXECUTIVES

World Class Manufacturing (1-week training programme, in Japan)
Lean in Europe : Driving Competitiveness (company visits in the EU)
Lean Masterclass : Getting things Done (series of 8 podcast lectures available for download)
Get Ready for Japan (2-week training programme in Japan)

CLUSTER AND SME SECTORAL MISSIONS

ICT mission (1-week matchmaking mission, in Japan)
Nanotech mission (1-week matchmaking mission, in Japan)
Biotech mission (1-week matchmaking mission, in Japan)
Food & drink mission (1-week matchmaking mission, in Japan)

R&D and INNOVATION

Technology Transfer Helpdesk (helpdesk for European companies (R&D and innovation departments), universities, research organisations and clusters)
Vulcanus in Europe (8-month internship for Japanese engineering students in EU host companies)

PARTNERING SUPPORT

Enterprise Europe Network (network of supporting organisations for SMEs)

OTHER SERVICES

Step in Japan (logistical support in Japan)
EU Business in Japan (practical information on Japan)
Keys to Japan (business plan drafting support service for European SMEs)
Tax and Public Procurement (helpdesk for European SMEs)
Information desk (business inquiries)

Checked on: September 2017