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Story 16 May 2024

European Innovation Council opens doors to European startups on the Japanese market

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Are you an EIC-funded company looking to expand into the dynamic Japanese market? The European Innovation Council (EIC) in partnership with the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation is offering you an exclusive opportunity to achieve that, during the Biotech Mission in Japan. 

The EU-Japan Centre is organizing a Biotech Mission in Japan during 7-11 October, 2024, aimed at connecting EIC funded companies with the thriving Japanese market. This mission offers a unique platform for 12 selected participants to showcase their businesses in Osaka, Japan's historical pharmaceutical powerhouse, followed by participation in the prestigious BioJapan Expo in Yokohama.


Are you interested in this opportunity?
Make sure to apply until the 6th June 2024! 


Why should you join?

This mission is your gateway to expanding your business horizons, forging new partnerships, and accessing new markets. It's an invaluable investment for your company's future growth and success.


How to apply?

Don't miss out on this exclusive opportunity! The deadline to apply for the Biotech Mission is 6 June 2024. To learn more and submit your application, visit the official website.


Important information

While the EU-Japan Centre covers all costs related to the mission, including logistics and participation fees, selected companies are responsible for covering their own travel, accommodation, living expenses, and meals during the mission.


About the EU-Japan Centre

Established in 1987 by the European Commission (DG GROW) and the Japanese Government (METI), the EU-Japan Centre is dedicated to promoting industrial, trade, and investment cooperation between the EU and Japan. With offices in Tokyo and Brussels, the Centre is jointly funded and managed by both sides, serving as a vital link between European and Japanese businesses.

Read about the success of our previous market access visit to Nagoya, Japan in March 2024, and discover how the EU-Japan Centre is opening doors for European startups in the Japanese market. Read more by clicking here.


Join us in Japan and unlock your startup's potential.

Apply now!

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DISCLAIMER: This information is provided in the interest of knowledge sharing and should not be interpreted as the official view of the European Commission, or any other organisation.

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