“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). The Entry plan will be delivered by the prestigious Japan Market Expansion Competition http://www.jmec.gr.jp/.
Deadline to apply: 2 July 2021 - 17h30 Tokyo local time.
For 2021 there will be two winners.
Who is eligible to apply?
Valid applications will be assessed on the quality of the proposed market entry project, the justifications given for wanting to enter the Japanese market, the potential for a successful market entry of the product / service, and on possible risks and challenges in Japan.
This website and related activities are managed by the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation, a joint venture between the European Commission's Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROW) and the Japanese Government's Ministry of Economy, Trade & Industry (METI).
This support is available for EU companies only. Please note that the validation process may take up to a couple of days and will be confirmed to you by email.
Hundreds of web pages with up-to-date information on Japan, more than 400 market reports and recorded webinars available as well as a lot of detailed information on Japanese business culture.