Flanders @ BIOJapan 2017: Flemish Life Sciences & Biotech Week

At the occasion of BioJapan 2017, the leading partnering event for the biotech and life sciences industry in Asia, and FIT Tokyo are joining forces for the organisation of a Flemish Biotech and Life Sciences Week in Japan from October 9th-13th, 2017.

Japan is the 2nd largest life sciences market in the world. Since a few years all Japanese pharma companies are intensively looking for licensing opportunities to fill their drying pipelines. Participation to the Flemish Biotech and Life Sciences Week is a unique opportunity for your company to explore this market. Over the past 15 years, many Flemish companies & organisations have joined us to Japan, and have started doing business with Japanese partners.


Registration for this mission in closed. The following Flemish companies will join us to Japan: ADx Neurosciences, Antleron, Argenx, CAMEL-IDS, imec, Novosanis, reMYND & VIB.




Welcome dinner

VENUE: Hilton Osaka hotel - 530-0001, OSAKA, 8-8, UMEDA 1-CHOME, KITA-KU, JAPAN



European Biotech & Pharma Partnering Conference, Osaka 2017

This event is co-organised by Senri Life Science Foundation and the EU-Japan Centre (via Enterprise Europe Network). We expect more than 50 EU-companies from different clusters and more than 50 Japanese companies from the Osaka/Kobe Life Sciences cluster.

VENUE: Congres Convention Center, Second Basement, North Building, Grand Front Osaka, 3-1 Ofuka-cho, Kita-chu, Osaka 530-001, Japan.

11/10 -13/10

BioJapan 2017 in Yokohama

  • Belgian Pavilion in the exhibition hall with 1 A1 poster per participating company and a small desk for computer screen, brochures and/or demonstration material. Besides that you can use a common lounge area with meeting tables and a bar with coffee and Belgian beer for your guests. FIT and representatives will be present on the Pavilion so that you don't miss any interesting contacts.
  • Possibility to register for the online B2B partnering system of BioJapan, during the 3 conference days (no additional cost).
    Most of the pharma companies based in Japan will be present and are sending their in-licensing managers and/or researchers (no salesmen).


Flemish Life Science Seminar* in Yokohama

The seminar will take place in a separate lecture hall at the BioJapan exhibition site. All visitors to BioJapan 2017 are welcome to attend (upon registration). Simultaneous translation English – Japanese.

* Guaranteed speaking slot for life science companies that register before the registration deadline. Afterwards speaking slots are subject to availability.



Wrap-up and social event for the Flemish delegation, organised by Flanders Investment & Trade and

Event Details


Monday, October 9, 2017 - Friday, October 13, 2017


Tokyo & Osaka, Japan


The participation cost is 1500 EUR per company.
Participation to all activities (also registration + B2B partnering at BioJapan) mentioned above is included, as well as translation of keywords on the poster into Japanese and print of the poster.

Not included: travel and hotel costs**.

** Your company can apply for subsidies at FIT (for max. 50% of the travel and hotel costs, based on fixed forfaits). More info.



Organiser(s): and FIT

More info about Bio Japan:


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For any further information about this event, please do not hesitate to get in touch with our Event Coordinator

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Lissa Van Hecke

Event Coordinator

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