This report is an updated edition of a first study on cell technology, cell therapy, tissue engineering and gene therapy in Japan published in 2015. It aims to summarise key events which have taken place in academic and medical research in these different fields. Furthermore, the report includes information concerning Japanese industrial landscapes as well as Japanese Government activities related to these medical advances. Lastly, it provides various recommendations to EU companies for a successful market entry.
About the Expert:
Rolf Schmid is Founder and Director of Bio4Business, a consulting company in Stuttgart. Throughout his career, Mr Schmid was involved in activities and projects in Japan and since 2009 he is Coordinator for the Bilateral Cooperations of the State of Baden-Wurttemberg in the Field of Biotechnology with the State's Asian partners in China and Japan. Click here to access his profile page.
Picture: Pictured is an automatic spinning device to mix tissue culture medium
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Japan’s medical device market is highly dependent on imports, especially sophisticated products such as pacemakers and surgical robotic systems.
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