Online Business Partnering Program with Japanese Companies/Institutions for the Global Life Science Industry

Find a Japanese Business Partner

BioAssociates is a business creation and marketing support company, focusing exclusively on Japanese Life Science and Biotech businesses. Approximately 3,800 Japanese companies and institutions are currently registered members on the BioAssociates Portal Site (

How It Works

For organizations that submit their business partnering request to BioAssociates, we will translate into Japanese and share on our Portal Site (BioMarket.JP) with Japanese companies and institutions that are actively seeking business partnerships with foreign life science businesses.

The Fees

This program is FREE for the time being!

The Posted Request on BioMarket.JP

Click on the image below to view how the request will be posted on the Portal. (Actually, all listings will be in Japanese.)

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A small sampling of major organizations currently served by BioAssociates is provided below:

Pharmaceutical Companies

Astellas, Chugai Pharmaceutical, Daiichi-Sankyo, Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma, Eisai, Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical, Kaken Pharmaceutical, Kissei Pharmaceutical, Kobayashi Pharmaceutical, Kowa, Kyowa Hakko Kirin, Meiji Seika Pharma, Mochida Pharmaceutical, NIHON PHARMACEUTICAL, Nippon Shinyaku, Ono Pharmaceutical, Shionogi, Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma, Takara Bio, Taisho Pharmaceutical, Takeda, Teijin Pharma, Zeria,Pharmaceutical and many others.

Manufacturing Industries

Ajinomoto, Asahi Glass, Asahi Kasei, Dainippon Screen., FUJIFILM, IHI Plant Engineering, Hitachi Zosen, JSR Life Science, Kaneka, Kao, Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, Sekisui Chemical,Shiseido, Showa Denko, Tosho, and many others.

National Research Institutes and Universities

AIST (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology), RIKEN, Kyoto University, Nagoya University, Osaka University, Tohoku University, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tsukuba University,University of Tokyo, Waseda University and many others.

Who Should Apply

Any foreign life science company that is looking for a mutually beneficial relationship (common business interests, complementary services, expertise, technologies, or business strengths, etc.) with Japan's industry should apply.

Partnering Examples (Not limited to these)

  • Looking for pilot testing customers for unreleased research products/services in Japan
  • Looking for patent/technology licensees
  • Looking for joint R&D opportunities
  • Looking for sales channels
  • Looking for investors
  • Looking for outsourcers who wish to request R&D or Manufacturing

We Surveyed Some of Our Members About Their Partnering Requests

Q. What kind of overseas partnership are you interested in? 

What kind of overseas partnership are you interested in? (Multiple Answer, N=28)

(Multiple Answer, Survey in July 2022, N=28)

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