This study 'titled 'Digital Economy in Japan and the EU - An Assessment of the Common Challenges and the Collaboration Potential' has been independently prepared with the aim of providing a source of inspiration for enhanced EU-Japan dialogue and cooperation on the Digital Economy which is expected to play a key role in unlocking economic growth, competitiveness, as well as in the general improvement of societal wellbeing. The study analyses the Digital Economy landscape in the EU and Japan and their related strategic policy agendas and identifies a number of common challenges and matching policy priorities, on the base of which it makes a number of recommendations for cooperation on policy exchange and benchmarking, R&D/Horizon 2020 and on regulatory issues.
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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).
No less than 300 web pages with up-to-date information on Japan, more than 170 reports available as well as a lot of detailed information on the Japanese business culture.