16.7.2015 8:59

Successful day EU-Japan at Expo Milano 2015

Milano, 16 July - The public agency SPIRIT Slovenia has organized from 9 to 10 July 2015 the delegation that attended the day EU-Japan, which took place in Milan. As part of the event they organized the conference on the possibilities of business cooperation between the EU and Japan. The organizers have prepared B2B meetings between companies, associations, institutions and organizations linked to European or Japanese industries. The meeting was attended by 216 companies coming from 16 countries and different sectors: food industry, biotechnology, creative industries and other related fields.

Brdo pri Kranju
Flags of Japan, Slovenia and the EU.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

The event was intended to strengthen economic cooperation, organize business meetings and economic talks between the companies and institutions in Europe and Japan, which are looking for new opportunities, they want to find new partners and expand its activities in these countries. The companies had the chance to choose the companies in the catalog on-line with which they wanted to meet. The companies evaluated the event as very useful, receiving many positive feedbacks and good business contacts, which will form the basis for further agreements.

The main themes of the event were focused on the areas of the food industry, biotechnology, creative industries and tourism.

The participation of Slovenian companies at the event was prepared by the Public SPIRIT Slovenia and the Ministry of Economic Development and Technology in collaboration with the Directorate General for Internal Market, Industry, SMEs and entrepreneurship of the European commission.