Drug Discovery: Meet R&D experts in Kyoto

Opened by Nobel Laureate Prof. Yamanaka, this Drug Discovery & Development symposium is a rare opportunity for British Life Sciences companies to connect with R&D leaders in Japan.

Export to Japan - iPS Cells in Drug Discovery & Development

Professor Yamanaka to Open iPS Cells Symposium

The iPS Cells in Drug Discovery & Development symposium runs from Thursday 16th January to Saturday 18th January 2014.

The event will include key speakers from the UK, US and Israel and will be opened by Nobel Laureate Prof. Shinya Yamanaka of Centre for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA).

It includes lectures and active discussions with distinguished industry figures.

This is a rare and valuable opportunity for British life sciences companies to connect with key opinion leaders and R&D departments of top Japanese biotech and pharmaceutical companies.

It has been organised jointly by Takeda Science Foundation and CiRA at Kyoto University and will take place Takeda Pharmaceutical Company’s seminar house in Osaka. 

The seminar has no participation fee and UKTI Japan has worked with organisers to secure free onsite accommodation for delegates from UK firms.

The event also includes a poster exhibition for companies which is also free to join.

If you are interested in joining the symposium and exhibition, please click here to register.

General information can be found at www.takeda-pharma.jp.

After registration please email Hitomi Nakai at Hitomi.nakai@fco.gov.uk to confirm your place in the accomodation.

The closing date for registration for the poster exhibition is 30th September 2013.

The closing date for registration for the symposium is 31st October 2013.

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Contact Details

Event Organiser
Takeda Science Foundation and CiRA
Main Contact
Hitomi Nakai

Event Details

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16-18 January 2014
16-18 January 2014
9am - 6pm | Japan time
9am - 6pm | Japan time
Center for Learning and Innovation (CLI)

50-2 Yamada-minami,


Osaka 565-0823