e-News August 2020

Dear Subscriber,

Welcome to the EU-Japan Centre's monthly e-News!
In this August 2020 issue, you will find more information about our upcoming webinars, our call for experts' proposals, virtual partnering event, Keys to Japan initiative, press review and much more! We hope that this information is useful for you. In addition, due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, we will do our utmost to keep you informed on any changes in our planning in the foreseeable future. Thank you for your patience and understanding and we wish you every success with your prospective business ventures in Japan!

Kind regards and stay safe,

The EU-Japan Centre's team

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Upcoming webinars in September 2020

Upcoming webinars in September 2020

We have released more information about our upcoming webinars in September and we have also listed a few webinars for your further consideration that took place earlier in June. In case you did not manage to attend live sessions, you can check recordings of previous sessions.

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New reports released in August 2020

New reports released in August 2020

Last month we have published 2 reports. These publications, which are written by our external experts, provide an overview of exporting and financing opportunities for EU SMEs:

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Biotech & Pharma Conference - Virtual Partnering

The Biotech & Pharma Virtual Partnering Conference 2020 offers excellent business contacts to Japanese Pharma and Biotech companies. The event will focus on drug discovery and discovery support services including AI solutions.

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Call for Expert Report Proposals: September 2020

The EU-Japan Centre is currently calling for expert report proposals for its "About Japan" information website (www.eubusinessinjapan.eu).

With this new call, the EU-Japan Centre wants to expand its range of covered subjects, as well as update some of its previous reports.

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Keys to Japan - Your Market Entry Plan for Japan

Keys to Japan - Your Market Entry Plan for Japan

Through its “Keys to Japan” competition, the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation supports EU / COSME SMEs with a sponsorship for a personal market entry plan/feasibility study (worth € 10,000. SME's contribution: €300). 

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Partnership Opportunities: Japanese Profiles of the Month

Partnership Opportunities: Japanese Profiles of the Month

Each month on this page we will be introducing profiles of Japanese companies that are looking for EU partners.
EU-Japan SME support & partnership opportunities are provided by the Enterprise Europe Network division of the EU-Japan Centre.

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Where can I learn about Japanese Industrial Standards?

Many industrial goods exported to Japan should comply with local standards.

The JIS - Japanese Industrial Standards are available in the online depository of the Japan Standard Association.

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The EU-Japan EPA Helpdesk

The EU-Japan EPA Helpdesk

The EU-Japan Centre has launched an EPA Helpdesk to support and guide EU SMEs in their search for relevant information.

The "EPA Helpdesk" provides up-to-date information and recommendations on the potential benefits the EU-Japan EPA offers EU SMEs. The helpdesk answers EPA-related queries, organises webinars and publishes information packs each of them composed of a factsheet and practical guide covering a specific topic or sector.

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VULCANUS IN EUROPE - Boost your R&D Team - through hosting a Japanese student

VULCANUS IN EUROPE - Boost your R&D Team - through hosting a Japanese student

The EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation is inviting applications from EU based companies to host Japanese students for 7 months, from late August 2021(*).

The students come from leading Japanese universities and are students in engineering, IT, biology, chemistry, architecture and many other scientific/high-tech fields.

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Press review: August 2020

Press review: August 2020

In this section you will find this month's press review, which contains a selection of some of the most interesting Japan-related online articles that have been published over the past month. To read them, please click on the following links:

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