On 18th May 2018, JBCE Digital Innovation Committee held a meeting on Horizon Europe with Mr. Fumikazu Sato, Deputy Director-General, Industrial Science and Technology Policy and Environment Bureau – METI as a guest speaker.

The guest presented Japanese R&D strategies such as the Cross-ministerial Strategic Innovation Promotion Program (CSIP).
The guest and JBCE members discussed the way to cooperate on R&I between EU and Japan. JBCE also showed JBCE’s beneficial role for Japan and requests to METI. This meeting was from the event on Horizon2020 in November.