This Japanese Life Science Startup List is edited and managed jointly by Japan Bioindustry Association and NPO Kinki Bio-Industry Development Organization in cooperation with supporting organizations to biocommunities and life science startups of each region in Japan.
We aim to promote the creation of business alliance opportunities and help life science startups accelerate their businesses by broadly disseminating information on excellent life science startups in and out of Japan.
-Japan Bioindustry Association(JBA):
JBA’s membership base spans a wide array of corporations that use applications of biotechnology in areas ranging from pharmaceutical and medical supplies, food and cosmetics, as well as chemicals, information, machinery, construction and energy and natural resources. In addition, JBA counts public organizations, universities, public research institutes and a variety of individuals as members. Details are here.
-NPO Kinki Bio-Industry Development Organization(KBDO):
KBDO is a non-profit organization that conducts business such as industrialization support, start-up support, promotion of open innovation, and overseas exchanges in order to connect technology seeds in the bio field to commercialization through the cooperation among industry, academia, and government. Details are here.
JBA and KBDO work as the secretariats of Greater Tokyo Biocommunity (GTB) and Biocommunity Kansai (BiocK), respectively and both are certified by Japanese cabinet office as a "Global Bio-community" that leads the world in the bioindustry field.
Both organizations will build a strategic value chain involving various actors from research to commercialization and contribute to the development of the bioindustry.
※Japanese Life Science Startup List is managed jointly by Japan Bioindustry Association and Kinki Bio-Industry Development Organization. Japan Bioindustry Association is responsible for the retention and storage of the data.