Current Opportunities

All the current business opportunities with Japanese companies looking for specific products, technologies or services from the UK.

Current Business Opportunities in Japan - Export to Japan

Click below to see the current Business Opportunities in Japan in your area of interest:

Consumer & Services     |      Technology      |      Life Sciences

Manufacturing      |     Energy      |    Defence & Security      |     Olympics 2020

UK Trade & Investment post regular specific business opportunities across all sectors from Japanese companies looking to purchase from overseas. Clicking on the links below takes you directly to full information about the opportunity and how to express your interest on the UK Trade & Investment website.


Consumer & Services

Men's neckwear

Japanese distributor/agent with wholesale accounts with leading department stores is looking for UK label men’s neckwear.

Manufacturer of organic curry pastes sought

A Japanese importer with distribution channels with some major speciality shops and supermarkets in Japan is looking to work with high quality curry paste manufacturers.

Organic shortbread manufacturer sought

A Japanese importer who has distribution channels with some of major speciality shops in Japan is looking for suppliers of organic shortbread.

Outdoors fashion and apparel

A Japanese distributor is looking for UK label outdoors fashion items

Hand-crafted knitwear and fashion accessories

A Japanese distributor is looking for UK label low gauge hand-made knitwear and fashion accessories.

Shoes and fashion accessories

A Japanese distributor is looking for UK label shoes and fashion accessories.

Leather bags and goods

A Japanese distributor is looking for a variety of UK label leather bags and goods.

Casual bags

A Japanese distributor is looking for a variety of UK label casual bags.

Manufacturer/wholesaler of paper napkins and lace paper sought

A Japanese company is looking for British manufacturers / wholesalers of paper napkins and lace paper for distribution.

British dairy products

A Japanese importer is looking for British dairy products in bulk supply for use by local food manufacturers.

Digital showcase opportunity for British food and drink products

UKTI Japan is working with an online showcase platform dedicated to promoting British food and drink products and invites you to display your company's products to a Japanese audience.


Technology

Innovative healthcare technology products, services and solutions

A major Japanese internet and communications firm is offering to help fund, develop and market innovative healthcare related concepts.

Innovative fintech products, services and solutions

A major Japanese internet and communications firm is offering to help fund, develop and market innovative FinTech related concepts.

Innovative connected vehicle products, services and solutions

A major Japanese internet and communications firm is offering to help fund, develop and market innovative connected vehicle concepts.

Innovative VR/AR/MR products, services and solutions

A major Japanese internet and communications firm is offering to help support innovative Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality concepts.

Innovative smart office/home products, services and solutions

A major Japanese internet and communications firm is offering to help develop smart office and smart home products, services and solutions.

Low cost and low concentration ozone sensor

A leading manufacturer of industrial and consumer air conditioners in Japan has established an Open Innovation Centre. They are actively seeking a variety of innovative products and technologies from external companies and organisations.

Face and image recognition technologies for air conditioners

A leading manufacturer of industrial and consumer air conditioners in Japan has established an Open Innovation Centre. They are actively seeking a variety of innovative products and technologies from external companies and organisations.

Sensors to control the air-fuel ratio of burning household gas

A leading manufacturer of industrial and consumer air conditioners in Japan has established an Open Innovation Centre. They are actively seeking a variety of innovative products and technologies from external companies and organisations.

Sensors to detect different types of odour to work with/in air purifiers

A leading manufacturer of industrial and consumer air conditioners in Japan has established an Open Innovation Centre. They are actively seeking a variety of innovative products and technologies from external companies and organisations.

Sensors to detect oil concentration in water solution

A leading manufacturer of industrial and consumer air conditioners in Japan has established an Open Innovation Centre. They are actively seeking a variety of innovative products and technologies from external companies and organisations.

Sensors to meansure a range of effects on air filters

A leading manufacturer of industrial and consumer air conditioners in Japan has established an Open Innovation Centre. They are actively seeking a variety of innovative products and technologies from external companies and organisations.

Sensors to measure the concentration of dust in the air

A leading manufacturer of industrial and consumer air conditioners in Japan has established an Open Innovation Centre. They are actively seeking a variety of innovative products and technologies from external companies and organisations.

Call for UK start-ups working on consumer IoT devices

A well-known Japanese innovation lab with facilities for creating prototypes and extensive distribution channels is looking for UK start-ups with innovative ideas for consumer focused IoT devices.

Wireless technology

A leading Japanese electronics company is seeking specialised wireless technology.

Super small projector

A leading Japanese electronics company is seeking super small projectors.

Software/hardware/cloud services sought

A Japanese IT company is looking to work with British companies specialised in cloud-based products as well as other services.

MEMS speaker arrays sought

A leading Japanese electronics company is seeking Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems speaker arrays.

Odour measuring sensors

A leading Japanese electronics company is seeking sensors which can detect/measure various smells.

Small directivity speakers

A leading Japanese electronics company is seeking small directivity speakers.

Rectifying antenna (or rectenna)

A leading Japanese electronics company is seeking rectifying antennae.

Analysis devices sought

A Japanese based technology trading company is seeking analytical units.

IT services and software for B2B market

A Japanese distributor of IT software and services is seeking to represent UK companies which are interested in the Japanese B2B market.

Enterprise Security

A Japanese importer and distributor of IT solutions is seeking to represent UK companies of software and cloud services which are interested in the Japanese market.

Voice-related technology sought

A Japanese company is seeking UK companies with voice-related technology.

Applications and contents for HBBTV

A leading Japanese ICT/electronics company is seeking unique applications and contents compatible with Hybrid broadcast broadband TV specifications.

UK games apps wanted

A successful Japan-based publisher is looking for UK Games Apps for smartphones.

UK video games and content

A Japan based localiser and publisher is looking for UK games and content to release and promote on Nintendo, Playstation and PC platform.

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Life Sciences

Minimally invasive surgical devices and instruments

A Japanese medical device importing company is looking for minimally invasive surgical (MIS) devices.

Diagnostics and preventative therapy device for postoperative period

A Japanese medical device importing company is looking for diagnostic and preventative therapy equipment.

Microscopes sought

A Japanese based technology trading company is seeking specialist microscopes.

Medical Devices: Respiratory and Pulmonary / Obstetrics and Gynaecology

A Japanese importing company is looking for innovative medical devices in order to complement their current product range.

Surgical devices and instruments

A Japanese medical device importing company is looking for minimally invasive surgical (MIS) devices or laparoscopic surgical instruments.


Manufacturing

Mould detecting technologies

A leading manufacturer of industrial and consumer air conditioners in Japan has established an Open Innovation Centre. They are actively seeking a variety of innovative products and technologies from external companies and organisations.

Technologies to remove water in oil and maintain water concentration

A leading manufacturer of industrial and consumer air conditioners in Japan has established an Open Innovation Centre. They are actively seeking a variety of innovative products and technologies from external companies and organisations.

Thermal tool accessible to existing copper pipes for air conditioners

A leading manufacturer of industrial and consumer air conditioners in Japan has established an Open Innovation Centre. They are actively seeking a variety of innovative products and technologies from external companies and organisations.

Re-usable ethylene removal filters

A leading manufacturer of industrial and consumer air conditioners in Japan has established an Open Innovation Centre. They are actively seeking a variety of innovative products and technologies from external companies and organisations

Colourful IR inks

A leading manufacturer of industrial and consumer air conditioners in Japan has established an Open Innovation Centre. They are actively seeking a variety of innovative products and technologies from external companies and organisations.

Innovative technologies and ideas for air filter structures

A leading manufacturer of industrial and consumer air conditioners in Japan has established an Open Innovation Centre. They are actively seeking a variety of innovative products and technologies from external companies and organisations.

Innovative surface printing technologies

A leading manufacturer of industrial and consumer air conditioners in Japan has established an Open Innovation Centre. They are actively seeking a variety of innovative products and technologies.

Remote controlled sensors for water and sludge

A leading manufacturer of industrial and consumer air conditioners in Japan has established an Open Innovation Centre. They are actively seeking a variety of innovative products and technologies from external companies and organisations.

Air conditioning company actively seeking innovative products and technologies

They are looking for products around the finished process for manganese phosphate coating on thrust parts of scroll compressor of air conditioners.

Low cost surface treatment technology for metals

A leading manufacturer of industrial and consumer air conditioners in Japan has established an Open Innovation Centre. They are actively seeking a variety of innovative products and technologies from external companies and organisations.

Split-core motor welding technology

A leading manufacturer of industrial and consumer air conditioners in Japan has established an Open Innovation Centre. They are actively seeking a variety of innovative products and technologies from external companies and organisations.

Metal plates joint technology

A leading manufacturer of industrial and consumer air conditioners in Japan has established an Open Innovation Centre. They are actively seeking a variety of innovative products and technologies from external companies and organisations.

Water soluble component's gasification technologies

A leading manufacturer of industrial and consumer air conditioners in Japan has established an Open Innovation Centre. They are actively seeking a variety of innovative products and technologies from external companies and organisations.

Low friction and high resilience materials for air conditioners 

A leading manufacturer of industrial and consumer air conditioners in Japan has established an Open Innovation Centre. They are actively seeking a variety of innovative products and technologies from external companies and organisations.

New functional absorption and desorption materials

A leading manufacturer of industrial and consumer air conditioners in Japan has established an Open Innovation Centre. They are actively seeking a variety of innovative products and technologies from external companies and organisations.

One-piece moulding technology for fine ceramic resin processing

A leading manufacturer of industrial and consumer air conditioners in Japan has established an Open Innovation Centre. They are actively seeking a variety of innovative products and technologies from external companies and organisations.

Plate bending technologies

A leading manufacturer of industrial and consumer air conditioners in Japan has established an Open Innovation Centre. They are actively seeking a variety of innovative products and technologies from external companies and organisations.

Adhesion technology for aluminium and resin

A leading manufacturer of industrial and consumer air conditioners in Japan has established an Open Innovation Centre. They are actively seeking a variety of innovative products and technologies from external companies and organisations.

Fine ceramics precision processing technologies

A leading manufacturer of industrial and consumer air conditioners in Japan has established an Open Innovation Centre. They are actively seeking a variety of innovative products and technologies from external companies and organisations.

Air conditioners' flow control technologies

A leading manufacturer of industrial and consumer air conditioners are actively seeking a variety of innovative products and technologies.

Repairing materials for refrigerant of air conditioners of industrial use

A leading manufacturer of industrial and consumer air conditioners are actively seeking a variety of innovative products and technologies.

Acoustic insulator for outdoor equipment case of air conditioners

A leading manufacturer of industrial and consumer air conditioners are seeking innovative products and technologies from external companies.

Power supply and electrification for railway applications

There are currently several railway projects in ASEAN countries which leading Japanese companies are involved in. They are interested to connect with UK companies to explore potential partnerships.

Innovative railway sector products

A Japanese trading house will visit InnoTrans 2016 in Berlin and is looking to meet with UK exhibitors at the event who are interested in doing business in Japan.

Infrastructure and maintenance contractor in railway business

Leading Japanese companies are interested to connect with UK companies to explore potential partnerships.

Rolling stock

There are currently several railway projects in ASEAN countries which leading Japanese companies are involved in. They are interested to connect with UK companies to explore potential partnerships.

Supplies of railway track

There are currently several railway projects in ASEAN countries which leading Japanese companies are involved in. They are interested to connect with UK companies to explore potential partnerships.

Electrical/electronic parts for railway applications

There are currently several railway projects in ASEAN countries which leading Japanese companies are involved in. They are interested to connect with UK companies to explore potential partnerships.

Information, radio, telecommunication systems and software/IT solutions for railway applications

There are currently several railway projects in ASEAN countries which leading Japanese companies are involved in. They are interested to connect with UK companies to explore potential partnerships.

Project management of railway business/construction

There are currently several railway projects in ASEAN countries which leading Japanese companies are involved in. They are interested to connect with UK companies to explore potential partnerships.

Research and consulting for railway projects

There are currently several railway projects in ASEAN countries which leading Japanese companies are involved in. They are interested to connect with UK companies to explore potential partnerships.

Electromagnetic compatibility for railway applications

There are currently several railway projects in ASEAN countries which leading Japanese companies are involved in. They are interested to connect with UK companies to explore potential partnerships.

Door systems for railway applications

There are currently several railway projects in ASEAN countries which leading Japanese companies are involved in. They are interested to connect with UK companies to explore potential partnerships.

Switches and crossings for railway applications

There are currently several railway projects in ASEAN countries which leading Japanese companies are involved in. They are interested to connect with UK companies to explore potential partnerships.

Signalling and communications for railway applications

There are currently several railway projects in ASEAN countries which leading Japanese companies are involved in. They are interested to connect with UK companies to explore potential partnerships.

Railway station equipment

There are currently several railway projects in ASEAN countries which leading Japanese companies are involved in. They are interested to connect with UK companies to explore potential partnerships.

Condition monitoring for railway applications

There are currently several railway projects in ASEAN countries which leading Japanese companies are involved in. They are interested to connect with UK companies to explore potential partnerships.

Rail switching machine 

A leading Japanese engineering company involved in railway system developments in various ASEAN countries is looking for rail switching technologies to be used in their overseas projects.

Railway track engineering companies

A leading Japanese engineering company involved in railway system developments in various ASEAN countries is looking for providers of engineering works specifically for railway tracks.

Railway sector professional engineering services

A leading Japanese engineering company involved in railway system developments in various ASEAN countries is looking for professional engineering service providers for their overseas projects.

Field of professional engineers to work on railway projects

A leading Japanese engineering company involved in railway system developments in various ASEAN countries is looking for UK companies who can arrange professional engineers to work on their overseas projects.

Brake systems and components for railway applications

There are currently several railway projects in ASEAN countries which leading Japanese companies are involved in. They are interested to connect with UK companies to explore potential partnerships.

Equipment and machinery for plants

A specialised consulting and trading firm in the plant engineering sector is looking for new equipment and machinery to introduce to Japanese EPCs and leading engineering companies in Japan.

Piping materials for plants

A specialised consulting and trading firm in the plant engineering sector is looking for new piping materials to introduce to Japanese EPCs and leading engineering companies in Japan.

Valves for engineering plants

A specialised firm is looking for new valves for Japanese engineering companies.

Instruments for engineering plants

New instruments to introduce to leading engineering companies required.

Electrical equipment for engineering plants

New electrical equipment required for leading engineering companies.

Parts supplier for construction equipment

A Japanese company is looking for UK suppliers of parts for construction equipment to sell products as their distributor in Japan.

Patented technology related to the automotive industry

A Japanese trading company is looking for UK companies who have patented technology such as sensors related to the automotive industry.

Auto Parts and Machine Tools

A Japanese company is looking for UK auto parts manufacturers to sell products as their distributor in Japan.

Automotive parts suppliers for routemasters

A Japanese company is looking for UK suppliers of parts for Routemasters.

Semi-conductors and measuring instruments

An exciting opportunity for UK companies that are interested in the Japanese electronics market.

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Energy

Energy technologies sought

A Japanese based technology trading company is seeking UK energy harvesting technologies.

Innovative technology to produce hydrogen for renewable energy market

A local manufacturer/importer of industrial machinery for the renewable energy industry is looking for technology to extract hydrogen from hydrosulfuric acid.

Innovative water treatment technology to eliminate nitrogen

A local manufacturer/importer of industrial machinery for the renewable energy industry is looking for technology to separate or eliminate nitrogen at effluent treatment facilities.

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Defence & Security

Technologies for defence market sought

A Japanese based technology trading company is seeking to represent UK companies with innovative electronic technologies.

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Olympics 2020

Business use radio/wireless communication services for global sporting events

The Tokyo 2020 organising committee require radio/wireless communications.

Olympic Museum basic concept and development plan

The Japanese Olympic Committee is seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified organisations to provide support for development of a new Olympic Museum.

2020 Tokyo Olympics and 2019 Rugby World Cup (HVO - JPN-08)

UKTI is available to help companies develop their business strategy, find local partners and bid for business for these events.


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Updated August 2016