Italian entrepreneurs in pursuit of innovation abroad

Oct 9, 2019

Italian entrepreneurs in pursuit of innovation abroad

The "Made in Italy" brand is synonymous with excellence. Signifying exceptional manufacturing and artisanship — traditionally in sectors such as mechanical engineering (for example, Ferrari), furniture, fashion and food — it is envisaged that the brand will soon be associated with the country's innovative ...

Program hopes to accelerate growth

Oct 9, 2019

Program hopes to accelerate growth

Carlo Ferro, president of the Italian Trade Agency (ITA-ICE), is upbeat about the country's trade prospects. With a 2019/2020 goal to double the number of Italian companies involved in systematic exports, he told The Japan Times via email, digitalization of the nation's offer and ...

2020 fair touted as a Japan-Italy first

Oct 9, 2019

2020 fair touted as a Japan-Italy first

"(The Global Startup Program) is a chapter of a program that we have with Japan that is now involving the embassy, but also other institutions that are financing the presence of Italian startups in this market," said Italian Ambassador to Japan Giorgio Starace in ...

Pioneering Italian startups in Japan

Oct 9, 2019

Pioneering Italian startups in Japan

Bagus Srl Bagus is an innovative startup operating in the field of industrial design and sustainable mobility through the design and development of information systems based on geolocation for monitoring, management and operation of the mobile workforce. In Japan, Bagus is identifying and exploring ways in ...

Visitors invited to experience winter sports mecca

Sep 27, 2019

Visitors invited to experience winter sports mecca

When it comes to winter sports, one would be hard pressed to find a resort area more impressive than Niseko in Hokkaido. Renowned for its high-quality powder and varied runs, Niseko has become an international mecca for winter sports enthusiasts who flock to its ...

High-end mountainside hospitality

Sep 27, 2019

High-end mountainside hospitality

Although Niseko — Japan's top snow resort area — offers various luxury accommodations, there's no beating premier boutique hotel Chalet Ivy. Chalet Ivy's spacious Western-style accommodations represent the pinnacle of Japanese hospitality. All rooms boast luxury amenities, including complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi, as well as balconies ...

Winning the climate change challenge: What one person can do

Sep 9, 2019

Winning the climate change challenge: What one person can do

Sept. 23 will see the Climate Action Summit held at U.N. headquarters in New York, preceded by the Youth Climate Summit on Sept. 21. In his address at the recent Abu Dhabi Climate Meeting, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres went as far as to call ...