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2015 Show Report

Exhibitors /
Partnering participants

714 companies / 1,222 delegates

Number of participating
countries and regions

31 countries and regions
(Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Ireland, Israel,Italy, Korea, Lithuania, Myanmar, Netherlands, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States, Japan)

One-to-one meetings


The number of visitors
Date Weather The Number of Visitors
Oct.14 (Wed.) 晴れ 4,847
Oct.15 (Thur.) 晴れ 4,895
Oct.16 ( Fri.) 晴れ 4,411
Total 14,153

Impressions of BioJapan 2015

Name BioJapan 2015 World Business Forum
Date & Time October 14th wed. – 16th fri., 2015 10:00-17:00 (8:30- Partnering)
Venue Pacifico Yokohama, Japan
Special Supported by City of Yokohama
Special Cooperated by Kanagawa Prefecture, City of Kawasaki

BioJapan Organizing Committee

  • Chairman Sakayu Shimizu
    Chairman of Japan Bioindustry Association
    (Professor Emeritus, Kyoto University)
  • Deputy Chairman Toichi Takenaka
    Chairman of Japan Health Sciences Foundation
    (Former Chairman of Astellas Pharma Inc.)
  • Deputy Chairman Koichiro Aramaki
    President of Japan Association for Techno-innovation in Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
    (Former Chairman of Kirin Holdings Company Ltd.)
  • Deputy Chairman Kiyoshi Miwa
    Chairman of Japan Biological Informatics Consortium
    (Visiting Fellow of Ajinomoto Co., Inc.)
  • Deputy Chairman Koichiro Aramaki
    Chairman of Japan Association of Bioindustries Executives
    (Former Chairman of Kirin Holdings Company Ltd.)
  • Deputy Chairman Masayo Tada
    President of Japan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association
    (Representative Director, President and CEO of Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Co., Ltd.)
  • Deputy Chairman Atsuhiko Shinmyo
    Chairman of NPO Kinki Bio-industry Development Organization
    (Professor Emeritus, Nara Institute of Science and Technology)
  • Deputy Chairman Yoichi Kaya
    President of Research Institute of Innovative Technology for the Earth
    (Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo)
  • Deputy Chairman Yuzo Toda
    Chairman of Forum for Innovative Regenerative Medicine
    (Director Senior Vice President of Fujifilm Corporation)
  • President Osamu Nagayama
    President of Japan Bioindustry Association
    (Chairman of the Board of Directors, Chairman and CEO of Chugai Pharmaceutical)

ICS Convention Design, Inc.

Supported by
Cabinet Office / Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology / Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare / Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan / Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry / Hokkaido Bioindustry Association / Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development / Japan Analytical Instruments Manufacturers' Association / Japan Association for Chemical Innovation / Japan Association of Medical Devices Industries / Japan BioPlastics Association / Japan External Trade Organization / Japan Science and Technology Agency / Japan Scientific Instruments Association / Kazusa DNA Research Institute / Kihara Memorial Yokohama Foundation for the Advancement of Life Sciences / National Agriculture and Food Research Organization / National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology / National Institute of Technology and Evaluation / New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization / Organization for Small & Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation, JAPAN / RIKEN / British Embassy Tokyo, UK Trade & Investment Dept. / Commercial and Investment Office, Business Sweden, Embassy of Sweden / Embassy of Canada to Japan / Embassy of Switzerland in Japan / Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany / Embassy of the Kingdom of Belgium / Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands / Finland Trade Center, Embassy of Finland / French Embassy - Business France / Royal Thai Embassy

Official Sponsors

■ Platinum Sponsor
■ Gold Sponsor


■ Bronze Sponsor


Party Sponsor

Johnson&Johnson INNOVATION

Special Supporter

A Message from President Obama

Special Supported by

Johnson&Johnson INNOVATION

Party Supporters

The following companies provided their own company's products (no particular order).

株式会社 ブルックスホールディングス Flanders State of th Art 協和発酵キリン株式会社 ライフサイエンスクイーンズランド
田辺三菱製薬株式会社 北海道バイオクラスター(ノーステック) SUNTORY TAKARA BIO
武田薬品工業株式会社 ベルギー王国ワロン地域政府 貿易・外国投資振興庁(AWEX)