e-News June 2020

Dear Subscriber,

Welcome to the EU-Japan Centre's monthly e-News!
In this June 2020 issue, you will find more information about our published reports, first Biotech virtual partnering event, EUREKA call, EPA Helpdesk, 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 look forward to helping you fully with your businesses in Japan very soon.

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 June 2020

New reports released in June 2020

Last month we have published 4 factsheets. These publications, which are written by our external experts, provide an overview of insurance sector in Japan and give insights on the market access opportunities offered by the EU-Japan Agreement for an Economic Partnership.

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Biotech & Pharma Conference - Virtual Partnering

The Biotech & Pharma Partnering Conference which has been jointly organised every year in October by the Osaka Prefectural Government, the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation and various European Bioclusters, is planned to be held as a virtual partnering event this year.

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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(*).

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EUREKA Globalstars Call with Japan

Within the Globalstars initiative of EUREKA, a common call, between Japan and EUREKA members has been launched on 8 June 2020. To facilitate the search for partner companies in the participating countries and the discussion of opportunities to collaborate in this call for joint project proposals, the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation, in collaboration with Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) Partners, has set up a Virtual Market place.

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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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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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Press review: June 2020

Press review: June 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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