The European Commission’s DG Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROW),  the EU Japan Regional Cooperation Helpdesk in cooperation with the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation and the European Commission’s DG for Regional and Urban Policy (DG  REGIO) organise an EU-Japan Clusters & Regions Cooperation event on 27-29 April 2020 in Strasbourg, France.

The event will promote business opportunities between Japan and COSME countries. Its main objective is to support clusters, European regions and Japanese prefectures in fostering the creation of long-term strategic partnerships between European organisations and Japanese partners.

The event is dedicated to clusters with focus on biotechnology, digital industries, environmental technologies and circular economy related technologies, agro-food, and sustainable tourism.

Apply by 17 January 2020 and be selected as one of the event participants. The event is open for up to 25 representatives of cluster organisations and 25 regional representatives from the EU and other COSME countries. Selected participants will be invited to attend the 3-day event. Preliminary agenda and information about the application procedure are available here.