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BIO Japan 2019 Mission


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As part of its International Development Plan supported by the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, Lyonbiopole with the support of BusinessFrance, offers to its members a collective mission during BIO Japan, in Osaka and Tokyo, from 07-11 October 2019. This mission was created around a participation to BIO Japan, the most important partnering evenent in Biotech in Asie and around a partnering in Osaka, Kansai Region.


Kansai Region, is one of Japan most dynamique region in health sector, with 30% of pharmaceutical activity. Kansai Region gathers 30% of Japan pharma research center, that's why 4 of 10 biggest Japan companies have their headquarters in this Region : Takeda Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation, Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma Co., Ltd. et Shionogi & Co., Ltd.


Following the trend that is taking shape across Japan, pharmaceuticals companies installed in Kansai Region tend to refocus their activities on drug development, particularly to address unmet medical needs, such as in the areas of oncology, infectious disease and neuroscience.



The BIO Japan offer is part of the Lyonbiopole PDI funded by the Auvergne Rhône Alpes region:

  • Access to the OSAKA BioPartnering reserved for SME Clusters Partners

  • Accompaniment in the reservation of your hotel and transfer Osaka - Tokyo

  • Support for 40% of the cost of the air ticket and the cost of stay for 6 days on the basis of per diem Japan of the European Union

  • Passing up to 40% of your subscription to BIO Japan

  • A mission estimated at 2000 € HT all inclusive after against € 3,200 excluding subsidy


Eligibility criteria for this offer:

  • To be a member of Lyonbiopole
  • Offer limited to 6 companies, on the basis of "1st come, 1st served"
  • Priority to the biotech SMEs / pharma members of LyonbiopoleStatus European SME: workforce <250 persons (or non-subsidiary of a group whose workforce exceeds 250 people) and turnover <50 M € (or balance sheet total of less than 43 M €)
  • Companies with their head office or a secondary establishment in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region
  • Not having benefited from the Bio Japan offers 3 times (contact us if in doubt)




This mission is funded under the Lyonbiopole International Development Plan supported by the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

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