This report titled "The pharmaceuticals industry in Japan: current trends and emerging business opportunities for EU-based small- and medium-sized enterprises" is designed to inform EU SMEs about the evolving structure and development trajectory of the pharmaceuticals industry in Japan. It provides detailed information concerning the business environment of the pharmaceuticals industry, notably through different aspects such as political, legal, and technical factors. In addition, this report discusses the major barriers to market entry and proposes concrete recommendations through the expertise of professionals in the Japanese pharmaceuticals industry. Finally, it presents relevant case studies of EU SMEs having succeeded in entering the Japanese pharmaceuticals market.
About the Expert:
Dr. Keith Jackson is tutor and researcher at SOAS, University of London, and professor of Human Resource Management at Doshisha University, Kyoto. Dr. Jackson has over thirty years of experience working as a manager and talent management consultant for companies in many countries including Japan. In addition, Dr. Jackson designs in-company programmes for organisational learning and talent management for both for-profit and not-for-profit organisations. Click here to access his profile page.
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