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EU and Japan further their digital partnership

Since 2019, the EU and Japan have been working together through the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA). Together, with a more general Strategic Partnership Agreement, the partnership has become the cornerstone of an enhanced relationship between the EU and Japan. On 28 September, Commissioner...
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Japan’s Green Growth Strategy supports 2050 carbon neutrality

On 25 December Japan launched its Green Growth Strategy which aims to support the 2050 carbon neutrality target. The full document is only available in Japanese, but the EU-Japan Cooperation for Climate has published an English summary of the main elements for a European audience (including...
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Meet innovative Japanese companies in biotechnology and life sciences

A new portal promotes innovative Japanese biotechnology and life sciences companies and invites European companies to express their interest in online meetings. The 41 Japanese companies on the site are innovative ventures located in incubation facilities managed by the Organization for Small &...
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Publication of the results of the call for pitches

Results of the call for pitches On April 21st 2022, REC-N-COMP closed its call for pitches. The call was open to all SMEs from Italy, France, Belgium and Poland, interested in internationalization support towards the USA, Japan and Singapore. The targeted sector is the recycled and sustainable...
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Call for Pitches: SMEs participation to the international activities of REC-N-COMP

The call for pitches has been extendend to April 21st! Call for pitches: Ready, steady… explore! Are you a SMEs from Italy, Belgium, France or Poland, interested in expanding its export business to the USA, Japan on Singapore in relation with composite and recycled materials? If yes, this call is...
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EU-Japan regional cooperation good practices webinar

The EU-Japan Regional Cooperation (EJRC) Helpdesk is a regional cooperation platform mobilising European regions and clusters through the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) and the EU-Japan Partnership on Sustainable Connectivity. Launched by the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation...
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European Commission signs aviation agreement with Japan

The European Commission and Japan have signed an agreement on civil aviation safety, which will further boost the EU's already strong cooperation with Japan and reinforce the competitiveness of the EU's aviation industry. One and a half years after the EU and Japan's Economic Partnership Agreement...
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Japanese Industry and Policy News: May 2020

The EU-Japan Centre May report of key developments in Japanese industry and government policy covers the following topics: LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS Japanese government lifted emergency declaration Japanese government formulates the second supplementary budget as an emergency economic measure the...
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EU-Japan region & cluster cooperation - MINERVA Report

The report EU-Japan region & cluster cooperation authored by Réka Lóczi, a result of a research conducted under the Minerva Fellowship scheme at the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation, aims at providing an analysis of the practices, successes and challenges of existing EU-Japan region &...
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Delegation from Energy Agency Fukushima meets with 17 Basque companies to define partnership opportunities

Over 17-19 February, representatives from Energy Agency Fukushima followed a tight schedule of meetings to identify partnership opportunities between Basque and Japanese companies, with the aim of preparing for the upcoming roll-out of renewable energies and hydrogen techniques in Japan. As one of...
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European Business Council in Japan. Newsletter – April 15, 2020

The April 2020 issue of the European Business Council in Japan newsletter offers a complete array of information for better decision-making by businesses in the context of the Covid-19 crisis. The newsletter features, among others, an article dedicated to the analysis of Google data bringing...
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EU-Japan Centre: Newsletter March 2020

The EU-Japan Centre released its March Newsletter issue. The publication offers a collection of news and reports on events and cooperation projects between the EU and Japan. In this issue you will find details on the upcoming EPA webinars the Centre’s EPA HELPDESK organises to help EU SMEs take...