Flanders @ BioJapan 2019: Flemish Life Sciences & Biotech Week

At the occasion of BioJapan 2019, 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 7th-11th, 2019.

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.


Register here (before June 28th)



Welcome dinner and briefing about the week schedule for those who arrive in Osaka/Kobe on Sunday evening


Flemish Partner Matching Seminar in Kobe, Japan

The Center for Cluster Development and Coordination of FBRI, in cooperation with Flanders Investment and Trade (FIT) organises a Flemish seminar at Kobe, where Japanese companies & institutions and their representatives that can not attend BioJapan later that week, will be invited to meet the Flemish companies.


The timing will be from 9:00 till 13:00. More detailed info will follow soon.
A combined transport can be arranged after the seminar from Kobe to Yokohama on Monday evening with arrival later that evening in Yokohama.



Option 1 : Belgian seminar on Regenerative Medicine at Link-J / Nihonbashi Life Science Building in Tokyo

On Tuesday October 8, together with FIT, Awex & BioWin organise the second edition of the Regenerative Medicine Seminar at Life Science Innovation Netwerk Japan (Link-J), Nihonbashi Life Science Building, Conference Room 201, 2-3-11, Nihonbashi Honcho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, 103-0023. [tel:81-3-3241-4911,]


If you are interested in presenting at this occasion, please send an email to

We will organise travel on Tuesday morning from Yokohama to Tokyo (short train ride).



Option 2: European Biotech and Pharma Partnering Conference, Osaka 2019

The European Biotech and Pharma Partnering Conference in Osaka offers business contacts to industry professionals who are looking for potential partners in the EU and Japan to ensure sustainable business development and growth.

More info can be found here. Please be aware that registration for the Partnering Conference needs to be done seperatly from your registration for BioJapan


Please note that you are responsible for your own travel to Osaka and afterwards to Yokohama.

09/10 -11/10

BioJapan 2019 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.

It is possible & strongly recommended 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).


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

Event Details


Monday, October 7, 2019 - Friday, October 11, 2019


Kobe/Osaka & Tokyo/Yokohama, 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.

!Please note! FIT & will stay in the Yokohama Bay Hotel Tokyu. You can reserve your room here:



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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Stefaan Galle

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