[Event] Japan Life Sciences Innovation Night - Cambridge, MA

May 22, 2018

Life Science Innovation Night

Join biopharma experts, business leaders, and investors to explore 

the latest trend in life science industry and business opportunities between Japanese and U.S. companies. 


June 7, 2018
5:00-8:00 PM EDT

Venture Cafe Kendall
1 Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142

Cost: FREE

Register for the Japan-US Investment Partnership Forum


Meet Japanese and Japan-focused Harvard & MIT researchers, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and major pharmaceutical representatives at Venture Café to explore avenues of collaboration in Boston’s Life Sciences community.

Japan and Boston share a strategic relationship -- this evening of networking, panel discussions, pitches, and flash talks seeks to align the next generation of entrepreneurial spirit with the talent and resources needed to thrive in tomorrow’s market.

This event will explore the latest research in biopharma industry, as well as the bio-ecosystem in Japan and Boston. The event will also feature pitch sessions for startups to connect with Japanese and U.S. pharmaceutical companies.


5:00-6:00 PM

Panel Discussion
What Can Japan Learn from the Boston Bio Ecosystem?

5:30-7:30 PM

Demo Booths and Info Tables

5:00-8:00 PM

Flash Talks 

Lessons Learned from Cross-Cultural Business and Research

6:00-7:00 PM

Innovate Pharma

Reverse Pitches & Round-table with Pharma Industry Leaders

7:00-8:00 PM


by Biotech Startups from the US and Japan

For the details of each section, click HERE.

Who should attend?

  • • Boston Biotech Investors seeking to meet innovative leading biotech startups from Asia
  • • Startups looking for strategic alliance opportunities with Japanese and the US large pharma companies,
       and getting connected with agencies who support foreign market entrants
  • • Other ecosystem builders (researchers, incubators, etc.)
  • • Students interested in working or learning bio industry


CIC Japan Desk, Consulate General of Japan to Boston, Japan Society Boston, and Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO).