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Japan Cosmetic Center

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General Information
The date when the cluster organisation was established: 
Monday, 11 November, 2013
Number of staff in the management team of the cluster organisation : 
21-30
Regions: 
Other
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
NameWebsite
Cosmetics Clusters International Network
Cluster Management Team: 
NameSurnamePositionTelephoneEmail
Katsumi
Kameishi
Internationalisation Responsible
+81955538700
kameishi@jcc-k.cpm
Naomi
Matsunaga
+81955538700
matsunaga@jcc-k.com
Koji
Yoshitake
+81952257397
yoshitake-koji@pref.saga.lg.jp
Kensuke
Natsuaki
+81952257397
natsuaki-kensuke@pref.saga.lg.jp
Languages spoken: 
English
French
Japanese
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Sectoral Industries: 
Business Services
Emerging industries: 
Creative Industries
Areas of specialisation of the cluster not covered above: 
Cosmetics
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
207
Number of SME members: 
180
Number of larger company members: 
16
Number of research organisations/universities/technology centres: 
11
Entrepreneurship and scale-up support facilities in the cluster's ecosystem (see "Organisation type"): 
Name and link of major players: 
NameWebsiteType
BLOOM
SME
Cluster Strategy
Mission/Objectives: 

Japan Cosmetic Center was founded to help bring businesses in the cosmetics industry and associated employment opportunities to Saga Prefecture, particularly to the city of Karatsu and the town of Genkai, and to communities throughout northern Kyushu by putting in place a business environment suited to the cosmetics sector through partnership among industry, academia, and government; spurring economic activities that utilize regional resources by stimulating exchanges among diverse human resources and bringing together technologies; and building structures to promote their application to the global market.

Do you have a formalised strategy?: 
No
Do you have a specific strategy focus that addresses internationalisation ?: 
No
Services
Support services provided: 
Access to the European Internal market
Details of support services: 

Business Partnership with overseas industry clusters

  • Economic exchanges with overseas cosmetic industry clusters in

Europe and Asia

  • Global networking
  • Promotion ofacademic exchanges with universities and research institutes

               

Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Taiwan
Thailand
Our cluster organisation undertook the following international activities to support our members: 
Support to collaborative activities/etc.
Trans-national Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
France
Italy
Spain
Our cluster organisation undertook the following trans-national activities to support our members: 
Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs
Please explain: 

Business Matching Services

  • Business support for participation in trade fairs and expos (including import/export assistance, commissioned business arrangement, consignment sales and business affiliation consultation)
  • Sharing information on business partners in affiliated cluster organizations
  • Online services to help make contacts with future business partners
Which clusters do you collaborate with?: 
Cosmetic Valley, Beauty Cluster Barcelona, Polo della Cosmesi, Taiwan Beauty Valley, Thai Cosmetic Cluster
Support Programmes
Participation in Funded Support Programmes: