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Increasingly innovative

After climbing into the top 10 on the European Innovation Scoreboard in 2020, Austria is proving that it is committed to becoming one of the Continent’s most innovative countries.

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Raising the bar

Over the past few years, businesses across many industries have accelerated modernisation, digitalisation, and the use of AI as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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The green alternative

The world is growing increasingly concerned about climate change and energy security. So, considerations such as the use of alternative fuels, renewable energy, and green technology are becoming incredibly important for a wide spectrum of Japanese businesses.

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Made for women

Today, many European firms excel at catering specifically to the needs and preferences of their female customers.

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The right approach

There are several different teaching methodologies that schools apply today — from student-centred learning to cooperative learning to more traditional teacher-led classes.

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Net benefits

With a large percentage of Japan’s population, including students, vaccinated against Covid-19, institutions of higher education have reason to be optimistic that the new semester will see a return to some degree of normality.

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A better tomorrow

The need to implement sustainable practices in all areas of life is becoming more urgent with each passing day. Firms are increasingly working to improve their efforts to protect both our world and the long-term viability of their businesses.

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Colder climes, better times

As winter approaches, we set our minds to new priorities: holidays, family, and cocoa. Many businesses and service providers in Japan exist to ensure this season is deeply enjoyable.

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Living in luxury

People in Japan are known for their uncompromising attitudes to quality in the goods they buy and the services they use. So, it’s no surprise that luxury products are highly valued here.

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Nurturing tomorrow’s talent

Universities do not exist just to impart knowledge to their students. They are also developing the leaders of the future.

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Making an entrance

It’s not easy to introduce a new product to the Japanese market, and it’s even harder for those launching a new business. Thankfully, many have been through the process before.

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Building bridges

In today’s globalised world, it is essential that people of different nationalities, backgrounds, and perspectives cooperate and communicate effectively. Schools in Japan are committed to promoting diversity and providing multicultural classrooms to help prepare their students for a future that is certain to be even more global.

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A reputation for innovation

Vienna, Austria’s capital, was once called home by Mozart, Beethoven, and Strauss, and it has been associated with creativity for centuries. Today, it has also become synonymous with excellence in innovation and is home to many startups. Even beyond Vienna, Austria as a nation has developed a good reputation for innovative businesses.

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More than meat and potatoes

People are spoiled for food and drink options in Japan. From heathy local meals to the best goods from overseas, we are never lacking for excellent choices.

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Always adapting

The Covid-19 pandemic has forced major changes on the recruitment market. When it subsides, will some changes, such as a greater number of people working remotely, remain?

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Rise of the robots

The increased use of robotics has been a revolution in warehouses and workplaces across Japan. It is something that has helped firms in the country to deal with some of the challenges posed by the pandemic.

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Changes for the better

The world of interior design was turned upside down by the Covid-19 pandemic. Rapid changes had to be made to keep people safe in public spaces while remote working spaces had to become more liveable — and the industry came through.

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Innovation nations

This year, Germany and Japan mark 160 years of diplomatic ties, and there are many aspects of the relationship — from the economic to the cultural — to be celebrated. One that deserves particular focus is innovation.

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Unobjectionable improvements

The legal profession is considered to be at very low risk of being replaced by automation and artificial intelligence (AI), but that certainly does not mean that it isn’t benefitting from the advances being made in technology today.

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A goal we must achieve

Addressing the climate crisis is the greatest challenge of the 21st century, and Japan and the EU have both set themselves the ambitious goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2050.

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An automotive EVolution

Last December, Governor of Tokyo Yuriko Koike set a goal for all new cars sold in Tokyo to be either hybrid or electric vehicles (EV) by 2030, and for all new motorcycles to be gasoline-free by 2035.

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Strong foundations

The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the real estate sector has been significant and will be lasting. With an emergence from the crisis predicted for later this year, what will 2021 — and beyond — look like for real estate businesses?

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Getting involved

Students in higher education are often eager to share their views, learn from other students’ real-life experiences, and get hands-on or real-world experience that will help them succeed in the workplace.

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The best start

Whether they’re starting out at pre-school or moving into a new school, your child deserves to get the best possible start to their education.

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Smarter money choices

The effects of the pandemic have presented unique challenges and opportunities to financial advisers and the wealth management industry.

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Building a better tomorrow

As the effects of climate change continue to batter our world, and the Covid-19 pandemic has devastated lives and the economy, many businesses in Japan and the EU are considering how they can build back better.

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’Tis the season

It has finally arrived! Winter is the only time of year snow sports enthusiasts can shred a mountain on their skis or snowboards, and it’s also a wonderful chance to celebrate the holidays with someone special.

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Safer connections

The dramatic increase in people working remotely due to the Covid-19 pandemic has led to an increased risk of individuals, businesses, and public institutions falling prey to cybercriminals.

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Enticing staycations

More than six months into the Covid-19 crisis, many have settled into the patterns of remote working, social distancing, and choosing to stay home, so it’s no wonder that many of us are beginning to feel the desire to get away

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Maintaining school spirit

As we head into autumn, the leaves are changing colours and the nights are growing longer — as usual.

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A wonderful time

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