Kobe Biomedical Innovation Cluster LogoKobe Biomedical Innovation Cluster (KBIC) at MEDICA2016

Kobe Biomedical Innovation Cluster (KBIC) will exhibit at MEDICA2016 (Hall16-B51) from the 14 to 17 November 2016 in Dusseldorf, Germany, with 11 medical-related member companies (see below) and JETRO Kobe (Japan External Trade Organization, Kobe Office) in order to give them the opportunities for business matching and encourage EU companies to expand into the Japanese market through KBIC .

KBIC is the largest biomedical/life science cluster in Japan. Kobe's location nestled between the mountains and sea gives the city beautiful natural diversity - skiing on Mt. Rokko, relaxing in Arima Hot Springs, or playing at the beach. City of Kobe has flourished as an international hub port and opened to people from all over the world. National research institutes such as “Riken”, universities, colleges, hospitals as well as member companies’ R&D bases are located in this area. The number of the bases of related companies amounts to more than 300. Some global companies, for instance, Boehringer Ingelheim, St.Jude and Covidien have also R&D research institutes and training centers there. In addition, it is easy to secure human resources and find ideal partners. KBIC is strategically focusing on the following three fields: innovative drug discovery, regenerative medicine & tissue engineering, and minimally invasive medical device development.

KBIC’s key-organizations such as FBRI (Foundation for Biomedical Research and Innovation), Kobe City and SME Support (Organization for Small & Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation) can provide support for business development with:
- Continuous follow-up to business partnering with other member companies and local firms
- Introduction of a wide range of specialists in technical, regulatory & tax fields.
- A business support system from experienced coordinators and advisors able to satisfy any requirements.

For more information, please visit MEDICA official website and KBIC official website.

KBIC is looking forward to welcome EU visitors at their booth in HALL16-B51 at MEDICA2016.

MEDICA 2016 Co-exhibition Company List - Kobe Booth

 Company nameProducts
ADVANTEST CORPORATION"Hadatomo™" - Photoacoustic microscope -
Noninvasive, high contrast imaging of blood vessels to a depth of 3mm.
Air Water Safety Service Inc."SC-MiCRON Camera"
Ultra-small sized & Full High Definition Camera for surgical field.
Carina System Co., Ltd."ADMENIC"
High-quality surgical video recording and distribution system.
FLAIR Co.,LTD "Satellite": A stand that holds FPD panel safely, instead of a patients hands.
"Flair X‐ray grid": improving image quality and makes diagnosis accurate.
"X‐Buggy": an excellent X‐ray portable system in case of emergency.
FUJI FLEX Co., Ltd.Instruments for Orthopedic and Spine Surgery
・Biocompatible silicon handle
・Surgical instruments with biocompatible silicon handle
・Curved kerrison punch
INABATA&CO.,LTDProvides innovative solutions and services worldwide in many fields like IT, electronics, chemicals and life science.
Nara Seiko INC."Double-guided tendon sheath incision device"
Surgical devices for tendon sheath incision
Pincer nail corrective device
Penguin System Co.,Ltd."Minja" the software to acquire good form.
"Syringe harmless equipment" to make both needle and syringe harmless.
TOCALO CO.,LTD.Provide coating for Hydrophilicity, water repellency, antifouling, to reduce / suppress / inhibit meniscus.
TOKO CO.,LTD.Custom-made instruments for orthopedic surgery.
Drill bits, reamers, tappings and other devices at the highest level.
Zeon Medical Inc."ZEOCLIP™", bipolar snare, extraction balloon catheter, bipolar hemostatic forceps.


Kobe Biomedical Innovation Cluster
Kobe Biomedical Innovation Cluster delegation at MEDICA2015

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