Why Japan? 2017 Life Sciences Opportunities

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Date — Jun 1
2:30 pm - 7:30 pm

JETRO New York

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.

Topics include:

  • 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

*A networking reception will be held following the program.


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


**Registration has closed for this event

**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 6PM, and attendees will not be able to re-enter after 6PM.