Biotech mission to Japan pre-departure briefing

29-09-15 to 29-09-15 | 09:30 h - 11:00h

N.B. This webinar is only open to participants in our October 2015 "Biotech Cluster and SME Mission to Japan"

12 - 16 October EU-level biotech mission to Japan

About the mission

The mission lasts 5 days and is composed of market-specific business seminars, group company visits, one-on-one meetings at a targeted trade fair with showcaseing and networking events to maximize opportunities for the EU participants. In addition, the mission will provide EU clusters the opportunity to benchmark with Japanese clusters during a dedicated session. The mission targeting the Biotechnology sector is organised on the fringes of “BioJapan” Expo in Yokohama (

About the pre-departure briefing

The objective of the 1 1/2 hour online pre-daparture briefing is to better prepare the mission participants for future meetings with Japanese potential partners.

1st session – About the mission

  • 9:30 - Introduction (objectives/content of this session)
  • 9:35 - Presentation of the mission contents and agenda
  • 9:45 - Q & A about the mission

2nd session – Cross-cultural session: “Your first meeting with Japanese”

  • 10:00 – Presentation of the expert
  • 10:05 - Cross-cultural presentation “Your first meeting with Japanese” (made by an expert)
  • 10:45 - Q&A session
  • 11:00 – Conclusion and useful links