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Case Study: Star Nails Bulgaria Ltd. / SME / Have partners in Japan

Star Nails – from BG   

Star Nails - Bulgaria Ltd. was founded in 1993. The company was inspired by the latest manicure trends and became an undisputed market leader. It was a first company that introduced the nail extension system in Bulgaria.

Case Study: PR euroCHEM / SME / Search for Partners in Japan

PR euroCHEM / SME / Search for Partners in Japan

Founded in 1998 in Ireland, PR euroCHEM is dedicated to the provision of R&D and organic synthesis services to the Fine Chemicals and Pharmachem Industries.

Case Study: AVAESEN / Cluster / Search for Partners in Japan


AVAESEN was founded in 2006 with the aim to represent, promote and defend the energy sector of the Valencian Region.

Case Study: CleanTechNRW DCTI: A German Cluster

CleanTechNRW DCTI from DE

CleanTechNRW was founded in 2010 with the goal to further advances in ‘clean technologies’ in the four industrial interfaces of energy, steel, chemistry and biotechnology in the German region of North Rhine-Westphalia.

Cluster Activities: Identification, development, promotion and implementation of research and development projects through close networking and clear and recognisable leadership.

Case Study: Italtex: A Romanian SME


Italtex is a Romanian manufacturer of accessories for the fashion industry, such as clothing hangers and clips. Aside from their traditional, plastic line of products they are expanding their range with more ecological products. The company’s main customers are currently located in Europe, but they are also targeting the American and Japanese markets.

Case Study: Power Electronics: A Spanish SME


Founded in 1987, Power Electronics is a leading company specialised in the production of Power Electronics devices. 

SME Activities: Production of power electronics.
Size: 300 employees (500 worldwide), with a turnover of over €100 million.
Interests in Japan: Market expansion and establishing a lasting presence.

Case Study: Veneto Nanotech: An Italian Cluster


Veneto Nanotech is an Italian Cluster created in 2003 after careful valuation and analysis of the Italian business climate regarding innovation and technology transfer, and has grown to coordinate the activities of the hi-tech cluster of nanotechnology applied to materials.

Case Study: HealthCapital: A German Cluster


HealthCapital Berlin-Brandenburg is the principal healthcare sector cluster of the German capital region. Its cluster management has dedicated structures for the coordination of the regional biotech and pharma industries.

23-04-15 to 23-04-15 | 10:30 h - 11:30h

Webinar 40: Public Procurement in Japan - Experiences of a European SME

How can an EU SME set up a successful business case as a supplier to Japanese government organizations?

Case Study: Karalit: An Italian SME


Karalit was founded in 2007 as a spin-off from a major research centre in Sardinia, Italy. The company has quickly grown and its CFD software is now being sold in Europe, North America and Asia. To better understand Japan, one of its main target markets, Karalit’s Chief Operating Officer participated in HRTP 48, and the company has since been able to start up activities in Japan.


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