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Biotech Cluster/SME Matchmaking Mission to Japan

We would like to inform you that the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation is organizing a Biotech Cluster / SME mission to Japan.

The mission is organized alongside the “Bio Japan Expo”

· Mission dates: 07-11 October 2024
· Application deadline: 6 June 2024
· Venue: Osaka + Yokohama, Japan

This mission is an excellent opportunity for European companies operating in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and life sciences sectors to showcase their products and services first in Osaka, Japan’s historic pharmaceutical industry, from 7 to 8 October 2024, and then at BioJapan Expo, the largest biotechnology event in Yokohama, from 9 to 11 October 2024.
The program targets European SMEs and clusters active in the following sectors:

  • Drug discovery
  • Drug discovery support including AI-assisted drug development
  • Regenerative medicine
  • Digital Therapeutics such as drug-device combinations, non-pharmacological therapy systems

The EU-Japan Centre covers all costs directly related to the mission: the booth at the trade fair, transfer costs from Osaka to Yokohama, partnering activities.
The participating company is expected to cover travel to/from Japan, accommodation and living expenses including local transportation and meals.

Program’s objectives:

• Explore partnering opportunities with Japanese Biotech, Pharma, and Healthtech companies
• Meet and network with potential business partners in Japan
• Create new business opportunities and partnerships with Japanese companies
• Gain valuable insights and knowledge about the Japanese market to become more competitive on a global scale as an SME
• Prepare the ground for practical cluster cooperation with Japanese counterparts as a cluster

For more information about the mission and/or to apply HERE.

PDF Circular – Biotech Mission to Japan 2024