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May 26, 2016
On February 25, JETRO held the International Symposium on Medical Appliances in Osaka. This symposium was intended to help extend the overseas sales networks of Japanese medical appliance manufacturers and facilitate the formation of business alliances and joint R&D with four foreign-affiliated companies already active in Japan’s medical care field.
The symposium was comprised of speeches from foreign-affiliated companies and a networking session between them and the Japanese participants. Speakers from GE Healthcare Japan, 3M Japan Limited, Philips Electronics Japan, Ltd., Medtronic Japan Co., Ltd. took to the podium and presented on open innovation, technologies they are expecting from Japanese medical appliances manufacturers and on potential forms of cooperation with Japanese companies. In the networking session, queues in front of each speaker company lasted until the end of the session. Participants also had the opportunity to actively exchange views and information.
|Outline of International Symposium on Medical Appliances in Osaka|
|Date & time||February 25 (Thursday), 2016 10:00-14:30|
|Venue||Hyatt Regency Osaka|
Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI)
METI Kansai Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI Kansai), Japan Federation of Medical Devices Associations(JFMDA), Japan Medical Imaging and Radiological Systems Industries Association (JIRA), Medical Technology Association of Japan, Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED)
175 persons (Japanese medical appliance companies interested in exploring new overseas markets and business alliances with foreign-affiliated companies)
Opening remarks: Kazuya Nakajo, Director-General, Invest Japan Department
First session: Speeches from sales agents in ASEAN region
Networking with speaker companies