October 10

2017

Business Meeting with Japanese Life Sciences Industries in Osaka 2017

On Tuesday 10 October 2017, the "European Biotech & Pharma Partnering Conference, Osaka, 2017" was organised at the Congrès Convention Center (http://www.congre-cc.jp/en/) in Osaka, Japan.

During the event, business representatives of EU companies had the opportunity to attend pre-arranged B2B meetings with Japanese companies from the Kansai region. The event serves a perfect platform to meet representatives of Japanese companies and accelerate opportunities for potential business partnerships between EU and Japanese companies. The event kicked off with an opening speech at 9 AM and the B2B meetings took place shortly after (from 9:20 AM to 3:50 PM).

2016 partnering event (see 2016 event video on: http://www.eu-japan.eu/videos/BtoB_event_osaka.mp4 ) attracted over 60 Japanese companies and organisations from the Kansai region which resulted in 288 pre-arranged B2B meetings between Japanese and European companies. Meetings were successfully set-up thanks to a matchmaking platform by the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN Japan).

To get a glimpse of some Japanese companies who took part in 2017's partnering conference, please see one of the organisers, Protein Mall Kansai's full list of member companies.

2017' event was a perfect opportunity for a collaboration between Japanese and European entities. This was made possible thanks to the organisations mentioned below:

Organised by:

  • Osaka Prefectural Government
  • Senri Life Science Foundation
  • Osaka Business and Investment Center
  • Protein Mall Kansai 
  • EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation
  • bioXclusters plus (European Commission-funded initiative)
  • Business France - French embassy in Japan
  • Advantage Austria - Austrian Embassy Commercial Section
  • Flanders Investment and Trade

In Cooperation with:

  • BioM Biotech Cluster Development GmbH
  • BioTurku

Supported by:

  • Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)
  • The Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Osaka Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association

The Life Sciences Industry Division, Osaka Prefectural Government, Osaka Bio Headquarters had launched their website in English presenting their initiatives: https://osaka-bio.jp/english/

For more information on this event - Contact for EU companies and organisations:
EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation: Jessica Michelson: j.michelson@eu-japan.eu

 

Japan

EU-Japan Centre News

More
Please find below our upcoming "About Japan" and "EPA Helpdesk" webinars which will take place in...
On 1 February 2019, the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between the EU and Japan came into...
To introduce European SMEs to the wide range of tender opportunities in Japan, JTTP Helpdesk...

Events

More
Europe
18/11/2019
To help raise EU industrial competitiveness, the EU-Japan Centre organises in-depth visits to European plants to discuss best practice and facilitate the sharing of ideas and networking. 25...
IDIADA - Santa Oliva
18/11/2019
The Lean in Europe visit #24 is to Applus+ IDIADA Santa Oliva close to Barcelona. This visit is open both to people working on lean implementation and to alumni of the EU-Japan Centre's...

Library

More
Report: The Japanese Model for a Bioeconomy To get the access to this report, please ...
Report: Latest Trends in Japan Nanotech Sector To get the access to this report, please ...
EU-Japan trade deal: interviews by the EU-japan Centre General Manager On 1 February 2019, the Economic Partnership...
September 2019 Japanese Industry and Policy News Topics covered in the September issue:LEGISLATION...