Gerhard Fasol – Business

Gerhard Fasol

Gerhard Fasol is physicist and entrepreneur in Tokyo/Japan, founded Eurotechnology Japan KK in 1997

Gerhard Fasol has acquired and managed 100s of business projects, for which in all cases he had the final delivery responsibility to clients.

Gerhard Fasol came first to Japan in 1984 to help build R&D cooperation in semiconductor electronics with NTT-R&D labs.

Founded Eurotechnology Japan KK in 1997, and has worked on a large number of business projects including M&A, investment analysis, due diligence, business strategy, building business and turn-round based in Tokyo/Japan.

Projects include M&A, strategy, turn-round based in Tokyo

  • M&A
    • helped French pharmaceutical company acquire a pharmaceutical factory near Tokyo, including managing the environmental and regulatory due diligence
    • …..
  • Strategy, business development
    • For a major Japanese glass manufacturer: global marketing strategy to introduce environmentally friendly alternative lighting systems to global markets, following initial product success in Japan
    • For one of the largest global electrical manufacturers: comprehensive research and mapping of Japan’s environmental technology markets covering most areas, including waste incineration, renewable energies, co-generation, recycling, soil pollution, lean production, etc and prepare market entrance strategies for European multi-national to enter Japan’s environmental technology markets for products and services
    • For one of Japan’s largest telecommunications companies:
      • map competitive landscape of European internet services and internet markets
      • prepare market entrance strategies for 16 different industry areas
      • prepare partnership/ investment/ M&A discussions with major European telecommunications group s
      • introduce potential European acquisition targets
    • Working with a major Japanese electronics manufacturers helping to double revenues within about 5 years
  • Market research, worked on 100s of market research projects, including:
    • Japan’s environmental technology markets
    • Japan’s energy markets
    • Japan’s renewable energy markets, including particularly solar energy generation
    • Japan’s telecommunications markets
    • Japan’s emergency telecommunications markets
    • Japan’s market for mobile phone base stations
    • … and 100s more areas….
    • and including our multi-client market research reports on Japan’s telecom and technology sectors for download here.
  • Due diligence
    • environmental and regulatory due diligence on a pharmaceutical factory
    • technology, product, management and business due diligence on a Japanese fuel additive company for an investment fund considering investment
    • …..
  • Analyst work and advisory for fund managers and financial industry mainly on technology inflections and impact on investments
    • estimate impact of potential outcome of patent litigation in the GaN LED field
    • electronic money and mobile payment
    • GaN LEDs and solid state lighting
    • software for smart phones
    • …..
  • Energy and renewable energy
    • market research and strategy advisory for a US investment fund on Japan’s energy and renewable energy sectors
    • currently working on solar electricity generation plants, including a pipeline of about 50 projects with a combined power of around 950 MegaWatt
    • …..


Customers included industry and government agencies

industry including many of the worlds largest corporations, family owned “hidden champions” and ventures, as well as financial industry

  • Siemens
  • NTT Communications
  • Asahi Glass
  • TeliaSonera
  • Swisscom
  • and 100s more…


  • European Union (EU)
  • Finland’s research agency TECES
  • Japan’s Science and Technology Agency
  • and many more…