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Recently, the medical device industry has been growing worldwide, there exist the expanding demand in emerging markets in Asian nations and other countries. Tn Japan, there exist demands for the innovative medical device and healthcare services at clinical sites, to improve treatment quality, enhance quality of life, address the labor shortage including medical doctors and staff, and to increase healthcare efficiency. Therefore, academia and startups are becoming more proactive in the development of medical devices and other products in Japan. To give additional momentum to this new trend, these organizations listed above will hold a Symposium & pitch event for this field.


DATE AND TIME:Fri, Nov 9, 2018 12:00 - 20:00
LOCATION:Nihonbashi Mitsui Hall 5F (COREDO Muromachi 1) Access


Registration

Program

Time Contents
11:30 a.m Opening
12:00 p.m-1:00 p.m
Exhibition (presentation of businesses of healthcare companies and organizations)
1:00 p.m-1:05 p.m Greeting
Yoshiki Sawa, M.D., Ph.D.
(Vice Chairman of the board of LINK-J; Professor, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine)
1:05 p.m-2:15 p.m Keynote lecture
Yoshiki Sawa, M.D., Ph.D.
(Vice Chairman of the board of LINK-J; Professor, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine)

Shogo Nishida
(The Boston Consulting Group
Partner & Managing Director)
2:15 p.m-4:25 p.m Session
 Theme: Japan's first med-tech unicorn
 Moderator: Takeo Asano, M.D., Specially Appointed Associate Professor of Strategic Global Partnership & Cross-Innovation Initiative, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine and Osaka University Hospital
4:25 p.m-4:55 p.m Break and exhibition
Med-tech Auction: short presentations by local governments and exhibitors
4:55 p.m-6:55 p.m Pitches
Theme: MEDTEC INNOVATION Pitch by Universities/Businesses/Hospitals

Pitch :startups (5 minutes) and Q&As (5 minutes) for each team

Judges: Takahiro Uchida (CEO of JOMDD), Hajime Oshita (President & CEO of MedVenture Partners, Inc.), Kirk Zeller (UFJMF), Shinichi Takamiya (Chief Strategy Officer of Globis Capital Partners & Co.)

6:55 p.m Break and move
7:00 p.m Party
8:00 p.m Close

Sponsership


Sponsership : Life Science Innovation Network Japan Inc. (LINK-J)
Co-sponsorship : Japanese Organization for Medical Device Development, Inc. (JOMDD) , MedVenture Partners Inc. , US-Japan MedTech Frontiers
Support:Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Tokyo city, The Japan Federation of Medical Devices Association
Corporation:Biodesign Japan, National Cancer Center Hospital East, Graduate School of Medicine Faculty of Medicine, Osaka University, Cross-Innovation Initiative, Organization for Small & Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation, JAPAN.

Registration Fee


LINK-J member:¥2,000 / non-member:¥5,000
Student:Free

Contact


Secretariat: Convention Linkage, Inc.
Sanbancho KS Bldg. 3F, 2 Sanbancho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0075
Tel: 03-3263-2359 Fax: 03-3263-8693
E-mail:medtech@c-linkage.co.jp

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