Clusters

Report: Cluster Mapping in Japan 2016

About the Report

Following a first mapping attempt in 2013, the EU-Japan Centre proceeded, in 2016, with a new screening online in order to identify new clusters and better assess already existing ones identified in 2013. 
Hence, this report suggests that Japan benefits from an important cluster community (at least 52 cluster organisations in 2016), mostly operating in Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology, Healthcare, Medical and Welfare sectors (28/52), and in other sectors, such as Electronics, Environment, ICT, Automotive and Aerospace.

New reports released in August 2016

This month we have published 2 reports. These reports, which were written by our "in-house" researchers, cover the human assistant robotics sector and identify potential clusters across Japan. To read more, please click on links below:

Report: Japanese ICT Clusters

About the Report:

This report titled 'ICT Sector in Japan - Cluster Mapping and Industry Landscape' analyses Japan’s ICT Industry. Its main objective is to provide an overview of the ICT Industry in Japan, including market analysis, key trends, prospects, cluster mapping and case studies. 

About the Expert

Masahiro Tokeshi an account manager at Fenetre Partners. Please click here to access his profile.

Report: Direct Investment to Japan (Overview of Industry Clusters)

About the Report

This report aims to help foreign investors make informed investment decisions by highlighting the attractiveness of particular regions in terms of well-developed infrastructure, availability of skilled workers, access to potential subcontractors and customers but also in terms of industry specific regional cluster.

About Innovation

In recent years, Japan has established initiatives centred on the advancement of innovation in response to increasing global competition and the growth of emerging countries.

19-08-14 | 10:30 h - 11:30 h Brussels time

Webinar 20: Foreign Direct Investment in Japan (Cancelled)

We regret to announce that this webinar has been cancelled until further notice. We will do our best to ensure that this webinar will be offered again as part of our webinar series in the near future. Thank you for your understanding.

Clusters

Since the early 2000s, the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport, Science and Technology (MEXT) and the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) have been promoting the “Knowledge Cluster Initiative” and the “Industrial Cluster Project” as a means to re

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