e-News May 2020

 Dear Subscriber,

Welcome to the EU-Japan Centre's monthly e-News!
In this May 2020 issue, you will find more information about our upcoming webinars, published reports, next Biotech mission, EPA Helpdesk, press review and much more! We hope that this information is useful for you. In addition, we wanted to mention that 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 June 2020

Upcoming webinars in June 2020

We have released more information about our upcoming webinars in June and we have also listed a few webinars for your further consideration that took place earlier in May. 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 May 2020

New reports released in May 2020

Last month we have published 4 factsheets and 1 report. These publications, which are written by our external experts, provide an overview of leather and footwear sectors in Japan and give insights on the market access opportunities offered by the EU-Japan Agreement for an Economic Partnership.

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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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Next Biotech Cluster/SME mission in Japan 2020

The EU-Japan Centre is launching the 6th edition of its Biotech mission in Japan.  The mission will take place from Tuesday October 13 to Friday October 16, 2020.

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Cross-cultural issues: Following up on a business trip to Japan: Being remembered

Cross-cultural issues: Following up on a business trip to Japan: Being remembered

Understanding the Japanese people represents one of the single biggest obstacles for European SMEs wishing to break into the Japanese market. This month in "Cross Cultural Issues", we focus on Following up on a business trip to Japan. I

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Special Focus: Fishery

Special Focus: Fishery

Knowing the specifics of the Japanese market is vital for any project to succeed. This month in “Special Focus”, we focus on Fishery.
Information on the related sub-topics, latest reports, and coming webinars on this topic are available on the following links. 

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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: May 2020

Press review: May 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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