Announcing 'BioJapan 2013' - Asia's Largest Partnering Event for Biotech Businesses

  Announcing 'BioJapan 2013' - Asia's Largest Partnering Event for Biotech

  --More than 700 companies from Japan and abroad will gather to foster open

BioJapan 2013 World Business Forum

Business Wire

TOKYO -- August 26, 2013

'BioJapan 2013 -World Business Forum' will be held from October 9th to 11th,
2013 at Pacifico Yokohama in Exhibition Halls C & D, and the Annex Hall.

Scene at the BioJapan exhibition in 2012. (Photo: Business Wire)

Scene at the BioJapan exhibition in 2012. (Photo: Business Wire)

BioJapan is an event comprised of exhibitions, seminars, and business
partnering meetings geared for the Japanese and global biotechnology
industry’s top executives. The theme of this 15th assembly is ‘Towards A New
Biotechnology Revolution’. Representatives from biotech industries from
various countries will gather here to share technology and information, as
well as share ideas for further development.

  *More than 700 companies from over 25 countries and regions are expected to
    participate this year! (a 30% increase from last year)
    Participants from a wide range of countries and regions have already been
    confirmed, some of whom will exhibit in large pavilions. Domestic
    participants include the official sponsors of the event, Chugai
    Pharmaceutical, Kyowa Hakko Kirin, MSD, and Novartis Pharma, as well as a
    large number of global pharmaceutical companies, small to medium-sized
    pharmaceutical companies, bio-ventures, biotech affiliated companies, and
    domestic research institutions and universities.

  *An Updated business matching system!
    The business matching system has undergone overwhelming improvements,
    making the process of arranging 'One to One Meetings' more efficient and
    more effective! This year's business meeting target is 5,000 pairings; a
    50% increase over last year’s event.
    Check the URL below for a list of companies participating in partnering.
    At the time of writing (Aug. 20^th), 444 companies have already

  *There will also be over 150 sponsor seminars and presentations from
    Keynote speeches that will kick off the event will feature Yuko Harayama
    (Member of the Council for Science and Technology Policy, Cabinet Office,
    Government of Japan), Lim Chuan Poh (Director at the Agency for Science,
    Technology Research -Singapore), and Shigetaka Komori (Chairman and CEO,
    Representative Director of FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation). In addition,
    seminars from the organizers and exhibitors will address key themes in
    medical and pharmaceutical technology including regenerative medicine,
    which is now on the verge of clinical trials, as well as a vast range of
    topics concerning the environment, energy, healthcare, food and
    agricultural business, and biotech's industrial base.

  *Exhibition Summary

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Secretariat of BioJapan:
c/o ICS Convention Design, Inc.
Maiko UCHIYAMA, +81-3-3219-3565
Sales Department 3
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