The EU-Japan Regional Cooperation Helpdesk launched by the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation  provides a new platform towards mobilizing industrial clusters, regions and, and prefectures interested to reinforce existing or build new cooperation, in terms of industry, trade, investment, innovation, tourism, and people mobility. In addition to bilateral cooperation with European and Japanese clusters, they may also open up to joint operation with clusters in third countries , e.g. in Africa, South East Asia, EU neighborhood countries, Latin America.

Target Audience

Interested European regions and Japanese prefectural and major city governments, industrial clusters, and regional development organizations are invited to participate.

Day 1 Annual conference: Mon 17 May 9-12h(CET)・16-19h(JST)

“Future of EU-Japan Regional Cooperation”

Simultaneous interpretation English/Japanese

Day 2 Matchmaking: Tue 18 May 9-12h(CET)・16-19h(JST)

Consecutive interpretation English/Japanese in case of necessity in all the rooms

The FREE matchmaking event will give you the opportunity to meet potential new partners during pre-arranged 20 minutes meetings and create real business development opportunities. The 5 key sectors are:

  • Biotechnology & Healthcare    
  • Environmental technology & Circular economy
  • Agri food
  • Digital, Photonics & Manufacturing
  • Sustainable tourism   
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