— Latest update: March 2022 —
Japan has traditionally been a major hub of the global video games industry and is currently in third place in terms of gaming market revenues.
Major domestic industries such as Nintendo and Sony dominate the Japanese market. As a result of the COVID-19 crisis and the following lockdown measures, there has been an increasing interest in gaming, including in Japan.
How to benefit from EU-Japan joint cooperation programmes in the ICT sector?Since 2012, the European Commission and the NICT and the MIC of Japan have been jointly launching call for project proposals
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).
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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.