[Event] What Companies Need to Know to Successfully Enter Japan’s Life Sciences Market - New York, NY

May 05, 2017

Learn how to find, partner & collaborate with Japanese life science companies.

This event will cover what U.S. companies need to know to successfully
enter the Japanese life science market. 


June 1, 2017
2:30 PM - 7:30 PM

JETRO New York
565 5th Ave
New York, NY 10017

Cost: FREE


At this special program, New York Pharma Forum is partnering with JETRO (Japan External Trade Organization) to host a program for biopharma industry executives who are interested in learning more about the Japanese life sciences market, market entry, or partnership opportunities with Japanese life sciences companies.

Whether you have worked in Japan or with Japanese companies before, or are seeking new partnership opportunities for the first time, this program will highlight current market and regulatory realities in Japan, explore cross-border deal-making opportunities, and identify best practices for successful collaboration.



  • Andy Shartzer, Business Development Representative, JETRO New York
  • Kenjiro Watanabe, Director of Business Development, JETRO New York
  • Daisuke J. Nakajima, Managing Director, Partner, Evercore ISI
  • Eric Jacobs, Managing Director, Healthcare / M&A, Nomura Securities
  • Hiroyuki Kawabata, Director of Health and Welfare Dept. JETRO New York; and Representative of the      Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare


  • The Japanese market today, the state of its economy and business environment

  • Cross-border, deal-making trends in the life science sector

  • Updates on the Japanese regulatory environment and pricing

  • Tips and case studies on how to successfully enter the Japanese life science market

This event is sponsored by New York Pharma Forum and JETRO (Japan External Trade Organization).

*A networking reception will be held following the program.

 **All attendees must register in advance to attend and must bring photo ID to enter the building. No entrance into the building is allowed after 6 PM, and attendees will not be able to re-enter after 6 PM.