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  • #NordicMade Healthtech delegation to Japan

    Together with Nordic Innovation House Tokyo, Innovation Norway and the other Nordic Trade offices in Japan are planning to strengthen the Nordic Healthtech presence in Japan, the world’s 3rd largest market. This is a call for interest in participating in a delegation to Japan in October during Japans largest trade show, Bio JAPAN and health TECH JAPAN.

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    The delegation will be aligned with Asia’s largest partnering event with exhibitions, seminar and networking including
    1. The world's oldest biotechnology exhibition "BioJapan"
    2. "Health TECH JAPAN"(2020-), provides fusion of digital technology and life science.

    With its size and the strong pharma presence, this event is the most important health exhibition in Japan and a good timing for a delegation. The delegation will include a visit to the exhibition and additionally align a customized program towards relevant stakeholders.

    Delegation scope:
    20 Nordic Healthtech startups

    Purpose of the delegation
    • Insights into the Japanese Healthtech ecosystem and market potential • Insights into access points for Nordic Healthtech startups looking to Japan • Meetings with and connections to local stakeholders, clients, partners, and investors • Insights into raising funding from local investors • Insights into branding and PR in a local context • Insights into Japanese business culture

    Preliminary program: The delegation will offer visit at Bio JAPAN and TECH JAPAN and reception, social networking and business events with relevant stakeholders. A final delegation program will be published by Mid-July. Until then, this program is subject to change.

    Costs Nordic Innovation is sponsoring the Nordic delegation of Healthtech startup to Japan. The sponsoring will cover some costs in Japan, while travel costs and assistance from Trade Promotion Officers must need to be covered by the participants themselves. Participation cost terms will be announced before commitment.

    Confirmed partners in Japan: • Nordic Innovation House Tokyo • Shibuya City and Shibuya Startup Support • Kobe Biomedical Innovation Cluster (KBIC).

    Organizing partners in the Nordic: • Asia House Denmark • TechBBQ

    Associate partners: • Maria 01 • Startup Norway • Icelandic Startups • Skåne Startups • Nordic Asian Venture Alliance (NAVA)

    Register interest before the June 25th 2022. The delegation will only be arranged with a sufficient number or companies.


    Deadline:25 Jun 2022

    Contact:Marianne Støren Berg

    Registration is closed.

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