Digital Health Business Webinar


Don’t miss key business opportunities in Japan’s flourishing Digital Health industry, including business support information and insights!


At this webinar, learn about current business opportunities in Japan’s rapidly expanding Digital Health/Health Tech industry, how to enter the market, and support offered by government institutions.


The market for Digital Health/Health Tech is continuing to expand in Japan, with the effects of COVID-19 increasing global interest in the health tech industry. Japanese pharma and insurance companies are also proactively developing the market through joint business and investment with overseas startups. Municipalities prioritizing foreign investment are also putting more effort into inviting overseas startups to Japan and offering various form of support for these businesses.


In this webinar you will learn about:

Trends in Japan’s Digital Health/Health Tech market

Japan’s medical system and anticipated changes due to Covid-19

Examples of Japanese local municipalities establishing advanced health data platforms

Points of consideration when Japanese pharma companies do joint business with startups

Concerns felt by Health Tech startups looking to develop market in Japan and their strategy

Support structures for entering Japan: JETRO San Francisco, Hyogo Prefecture, City of Kobe

Business support through the Kobe Biomedical Innovation Cluster, Japan’s most advanced Life Sciences industry ecosystem


Hosted by: The Hyogo Business & Cultural Center, Kobe Trade Information Office

With support from:  JETRO San Francisco, Consulate-General of Japan in Seattle,  Prosper Portland, Japan-America Society of the State of Washington, Innovation Finders Capital


This webinar was held on February 11th, 2021. Please find a recording of it below.