The Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO) is a Japanese governmental organisation that promotes mutually beneficial trade and investment relations between Japan and other nations. One of the main activities of JETRO London is to support British, Irish, Finnish and Swedish companies looking to invest in Japan. To this end, JETRO’s free-of-charge services include consultation with an investment advisor, basic market research and incubation office space.
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JETRO is excited to announce ‘Invest in Japan: A Regional Roadmap’, an event which will be held on 1st May at the historical Institute of Directors on Pall Mall. The event will focus on the potential of investing in several Japanese regions. Areas will be represented by local governors and mayors who will be visiting especially from Japan. We hope that you will be able to join us for this important date.
Application is now open: 2014 Subsidy Programme for Projects Promoting Foreign Direct Investment, Site Location and Regional Development in Japan (Project of site location for global companies) (March 26, 2014)
The Subsidy Programme for Projects Promoting Foreign Direct Investment, Site Location and Regional Development in Japan (Project of site location for global companies) is intended to attract and concentrate high-value-added business operation that match the strength of the Japanese economy by supporting global companies’ establishment of new business locations in Japan, such as Head Sites or R&D Sites.
STS forum & JETRO: Innovation, Science and Technology Workshop in London (February 27, 2014)
The Science and Technology in Society (STS) forum and JETRO London will hold a workshop under the theme of “Interactions in Innovation: Dialogue between Policy Makers, Scientists and Industrialists” in collaboration with the Royal Society and EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation on the 15th of April 2014. How can we stimulate innovation through public-private interactions in an inclusive manner at the academic, industrial and government level? What are the respective roles for government, the private sector and academia for successful innovation? What are the major challenges? This workshop aims to address these timely and pivotal issues with prominent Council Members of STS forum including Dr. Ryoji Chubachi, former SONY CEO, from Japan.
Japan Textile Collection on 6th & 7th February 2014 at JETRO London (January 30, 2014)
We are delighted to invite you to the Japan Textile Collection where selected Japanese textile manufactures will present their unique collections for industry professionals in London. There will be a wide range of fabrics exhibited from Japanese traditional pieces such as eco-friendly indigo dyed cottons to the latest innovative materials such as Tricot used for sportswear and innerwear.
JETRO & UKTI Japan Business Promotion Symposium “Arrows to Japan: The Road to Business Success” (December 05, 2013)
JETRO and UKTI are excited to announce “Arrows to Japan: The Road to Business Success”, a symposium that will take place on Thursday 16th January at the BIS Conference Centre in London. This symposium marks 400 years of UK and Japan business cooperation. Representatives from the Japanese government will provide an insight into Japan’s current economic strategies and Prime Minister Abe’s ‘Third Arrow of Abenomics’ as well as the opportunity to hear from UK businesses who have already experienced success in the Japanese market. We hope that you can join us for this special occasion!