Webinar 111: Update on Artificial Intelligence and AI Applications in Japan

27-02-18 | 10:00 h - 11:00 h

In the light of recent developments in the field of AI, what is the status of Japan’s AI industry today?

To sustain its global competitiveness in manufacturing, Japan will implement various AI-related measures. The “Industrialization Roadmap” published in 2017, is the Government’s major AI strategy that will also integrate AI technology into the development of the societal infrastructure that will be carried out in three stages. Artificial intelligence is expected to impact the industry in many ways, in particular in sectors where Japan historically has been strong, such as robotics. 

The webinar is targeted to EU companies seeking to understand where the Japanese AI industry is heading and what kind of solutions that could be attractive for Japanese companies. 

Registration deadline: 26/02/2018

What you will learn during this webinar?

In 40 minutes from your desk, you will discover:

  • A brief overview of the AI market characteristics, key drivers including the government’s AI strategy, trends and challenges
  • Who are the Japanese key players today including AI-related start-ups.
  • What AI solutions and applications that are available today, and examples of products from 2018 and beyond
  • R&D activities at universities, public research institutes and companies
  • Opportunities for EU SMEs

Programme:

  • Introduction
  • Expert’s presentation
  • Q&A Session
  • Conclusion

Speaker: Maths Lundin (Sweden Japan Consulting). 
With more than 30 years of experience from working in Japan, Mr Lundin has participated in many projects within different business segments such as management consulting, home appliances and scientific instruments. Through Sweden Japan Consulting, Mr Lundin's services cover market analysis, feasibility studies, and market entry support for European companies planning to enter the Japanese market.

Organiser: EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation - Brussels Office