Next Biotech Cluster/SME Support Mission to Japan for EU Clusters and SMEs

Submitted by Alina Danieles… on 13 April 2016

Mission dates: 10 - 14 October 2016 / Applications deadline: 09 June 2016 The mission is composed of lectures, visits to Japanese R&D Centres and companies and cluster to cluster/B-to-B meetings organised on the “Bio Japan Expo" premises.

The EU cluster and SME delegation will have a booth at the Expo. The mission is targeted at Clusters and SMEs operating in the Healthcare/Biotech sectors and among other the ones covered by "Bio Japan Expo" such as: - Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices - Drug and Drug Discovery (Small-Molecule Drug, Biologics, Vaccine etc.) - Medical Treatment, Diagnosis - Bioinformatics and Bio imaging etc. For the costs the EU-Japan Centre will cover: - Tuition fees - Transfers during group company visits and to/from Yokohama - “BioJapan” registration fee including access to the exhibition & annex hall - “BioJapan” access to the partnering area and the partnering system - “BioJapan” trade fair booth arrangements - Interpretation - Lunch for 3 days, welcome reception and closing cocktail  

-> A grant of EUR 600 is available for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises, as well as for cluster organisations profiled on the ECCP The mission is managed by the EU-Japan Centre and funded by the European Commission (DG GROW) More info on: For any other queries and application process, feel free to contact Diane Lula: d.lula [at]

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