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British Market Council (FY2005)

British Market Council (FY2005)


Dispatch of Experts to the British Market Council (September)

To enhance understanding of the economic relations between Japan and the United Kingdom, as well as to explore new business opportunities and cooperation, the British Market Council dispatched a mission from September 10 to 16, in cooperation with the British Embassy. A total of 19 persons participated in the mission: Mr. Morohashi, Chairman of the council, 16 persons from trade, airline, and real estate companies, and two secretariat officials: a commercial officer from the British Embassy and an officer from the council.

Dispatch of Experts to the British Market Council


Dispatch of Researchers on British Sports/Leisure Goods (November)

Aiming at promoting appreciation and enjoyment of nature, trekking and other outdoor activities in Britain, IIST dispatched one expert researcher in this field to the United Kingdom. The research results were covered in a feature article “Walking in Britain” of Go British at Home, a new magazine focusing on Britain.

Dispatch of Researchers on British Sports/Leisure Goods


Visit of British Nanotechnology Mission (February)

IIST supported the British nanotechnology mission that visited Japan to introduce their achievements in the field. They participated in the International Nanotechnology Exhibition & Conference Nanotech 2006 held from February 21 to 23 at Tokyo Big Sight (which boasted 40,000 visitors in total). On February 22, the British Market Council and the British Embassy jointly hosted the seminar “Nanotechnology in the United Kingdom: from R&D to Business,” which was attended by 116 Japanese businessmen.

Visit of British Nanotechnology Mission


Compilation of Report on the British Market Council UK Visit Mission (February)

IIST translated the report on the visit mission, and distributed the translation to the parties concerned.


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