Last Call for the Next Biotech Training Mission in Japan

Only 1 week left to apply for the next Biotech training mission in Japan!

Deadline: Thursday, 8 June 2016 

You are an EU SME/Cluster operating in Biotech sectors; you want to identify key contacts for business collaborations in Japan;
Participate in the 5-day Biotech Cluster mission in Japan organised alongside “BioJapan” Expo in Yokohama (

Unique BtoB meetings opportunity! - In addition to the participation to BioJapan 2016 expo (on day-3 to 5) during which the delegation will be able to use the BtoB meeting platform, the mission participants will have the unique opportunity to attend on the 2nd day, the “European Biotech & Pharma Partnering Conference” at Senri-Life Science Center in Osaka with pre-arranged B-2-B meetings with companies from the Kansai regions organised in collaboration with Osaka Bio Headquarters. 

Programme dates: 10 - 14 October 2016 

Target: EU Clusters and SMEs in the Biotechnology sector
Location: Japan

Programme's objectives:

  • Gain knowledge about market structure, sector analysis, Japanese business culture and policy
  • Identify relevant key contacts (decision makers, R&D centres, potential business partners etc)
  • Establish relationships with potential partners (trade and technology)
  • Benefit from face-to-face meetings leading to possible business opportunities

Mission core targets would be EU companies/clusters active in R&D including:

  • EU Biotech firms involved in regenerative medicine;
  • EU Firms which are interested in investing or co-investing in Japan for collaborative R&D or Joint Venture with JP partners;
  • EU Biotech firms with an expertise in e-healthcare, wearable for healthy aging to help improve the quality of life of the Silver Society.

Special support for SMEs: No tuition fee and participants from SMEs can apply for a grant of EUR 600 to partially cover their living expenses.

For more details, look at:

More information: 
Contact: Diane LULA - Tel:+32 2 282 0040 - 
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