About your Network Partner for Japan

What is Enterprise Europe Network?

Funded by the European Commission and with over 600 partner organisations located in more than 60 countries, the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) is the largest network of support organisations providing information and support services for EU SMEs in the fields of international business cooperation, innovation, knowledge and technology transfer and cooperation in EU-funded research programmes.

For more information on the global network: http://een.ec.europa.eu

Your network Partner for Japan - The EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation

Since January 2011, Enterprise Europe Network - Japan is coordinated by the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation with the support of the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI).

With its two offices both located in Japan - Tokyo and in the EU - Brussels, the EU-Japan Centre has close contacts with the European Commission and the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) on which it depends.

The EU-Japan Centre's mission is to promote all forms of industrial, trade and investment cooperation, to facilitate exchange of experience and know-how between EU and Japanese businesses.

If your SME is committed to enter in or expand into Japan, the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation will team up with organisations in your region that are members of Enterprise Europe Network in order to provide free support to help your SME internationalise.

Where is your nearest support organisation located?

To find your closest support organisation member of the network, look at the following link and send us the organisation name of your choice.


When identified, the Centre will introduce your company to this local support organisation in order to start the support process.

For more information or a specific enquiry, feel free to contact the EU-Japan Centre.

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