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The market for medical devices is expected to grow on a global scale. What is required to successfully create innovations in medical devices? What kind of added value would an open innovation generate? The future prospects of the market will be discussed with the keyword "overseas expansion" and from the latest trends of companies pursuing global expansion.


Date and Time

9:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, November 5, 2017 (The reception and venue will open at 9:00 a.m., and a get-together will start at 6:15 p.m.)

Venue

Nihonbashi Mitsui Hall (2-2-1 Muromachi, Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 103-0022)


Application (prior registration is required)

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*If we receive too many applications, we may have to decline your application.

Program

9:30 a.m.→ Pitch Event
1:00 p.m.→ Symposium
2:45 p.m.→ Global Connected Industry Session
4:40 p.m.→ Start-up Session
6:15 p.m.→ Get-together

Venture Pitch Event

Judges
Babak Nemati (Ph.D.Founder,President & CEO, Strategic Intelligence, Inc)
Elton Satusky (Partner,Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati)
Kirk Zeller (Managing Director U.S.and Co-Founder Asia MedMarket Access)
Ryan McGuinness(Vice President of Science & Technology)
Fumiaki Ikeno (Program Director (U.S.) Japan Biodesign, Stanford Biodesign Medical Director, Experimental Interventional Laboratory, Stanford University and Chief Medical Officer, MedVenture Partners, Inc.)
Takahiro Uchida (CEO, Japanese Organization for Medical Device Development, Inc.)

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◆Qualification for application: A company, team or individual that satisfies any of the following requirements
1) An undergraduate or graduate student, researcher or physician (or resident) enrolled in a university, research institute or similar
2) A venture company that is in the startup stage
3) Anyone who is considering developing a spin-off of research or a new project of a company
4) An applicant may be a member of the workforce or a student or have any other status.

◆Screening procedure (prior screening): A document screening will be conducted for the purpose of selecting speakers for the final examination. All applicants will be informed of the results later.

◆Send your application to: medpitch2017@jomdd.com (Ishikura, JOMDD)
*Application deadline: Applications must arrive on or before Wednesday, October 4.
*Send a summary of your technology, ideas and business to the email address shown above. The summary may be written in any format.

Exhibition with short presentations from sponsoring and supporting municipal bodies, companies and organizations

List of exhibitors and proposals sheet.pdf

Symposium

Greetings
Organizer: Hideyuki Okano (LINK-J Chairman of the Board and Dean of Keio University School of Medicine)
Guest: Ichiro Kamoshita (Chairman of the Society of Diet Members for Quickly and Securely Delivering Good Medical Devices to the People)
Guest: Yutaka Hishiyama (Executive Director, Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development)

Keynote speech
Yoshiki Sawa (LINK-J Vice Chairman of the Board and professor of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University)
Shogo Nishida (Boston Consulting Group)

Session 1 (Global Connected Industry Session)
Lecture: Makoto Nishiuchi (Executive Officer, Asahi Intecc Co., Ltd.)

Panel discussion
Moderators
Takeo Asano (Specially appointed associate professor of Strategic Global Partnership & Cross-Innovation Initiative, Osaka University Hospital)
Fumiaki Ikeno (Program Director (U.S.) Japan Biodesign, Stanford Biodesign Medical Director, Experimental Interventional Laboratory, Stanford University and Chief Medical Officer, MedVenture Partners, Inc.)

Panelist
Nobuyuki Osakabe (Executive board member and CSO/CTO of Healthcare Business Unit, Hitachi, Ltd.)
Soichiro Tada (President and CEO, GE Healthcare Japan Corporation)
Tomiko Tawaragi (Chief Management Officer, Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency)
Taro Tsurukai (New Ventures Japan Director, Johnson & Johnson Innovation)
Makoto Nishiuchi (Executive Officer, Asahi Intecc Co., Ltd.)

Session 2 (Venture Session)
Lecture:
Babak Nemati (Strategic Intelligence, Inc.) (Simultaneously translated)

Panel discussion
Moderator
Takahiro Uchida (CEO, Japanese Organization for Medical Device Development, Inc.)

Panelist
Babak Nemati (Ph.D. Founder, President & CEO, Strategic Intelligence, Inc)
Ryan McGuinness(Vice President of Science & Technology)
Kota Satake (President and CEO of CureApp, Inc.)
Tatsunori Taniguchi (CEO, Remohab Inc.; specially appointed researcher, Department of Biodesign for Healthcare Innovation, and Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine)

*The program may be changed without prior notice.

Organizer

Organizer: Life Science Innovation Network Japan, Inc. (LINK-J)
Co-organizer: Japanese Organization for Medical Device Development, Inc.
Sponsors: Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Gifu prefecture, Fukushima prefecture, Mie prefecture, Japan Association for the Advancement of Medical Equipment, Biodesign Japan, Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association, Commons for Medicine and Engineering Japan, Japan Medical Association, Japan Association of Medical Device Industries, Japan Federation of Medical Devices Associations, Medical Technology Association of Japan and Japan Medical-Optical Equipment Industrial Association
Cooperator: Hiroshima prefecture

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: iryokikisympo@c-linkage.co.jp

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