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Yokohama and LINK-J launch first webinar from new Life Science Lounge@NYC: US Drug Discovery Market Trends and NY’s Life Science Ecosystem

by | Nov 16, 2022

After establishing the new “Yokohama LINK-J Life Science Lounge @NYC” in Yokohama’s Representative Office to the Americas located in New York City, Yokohama City and LINK-J are leveraging their ongoing partnership to produce the first webinar hosted at the Lounge, titled “US Drug Discovery Market Trends and NY’s Life Science Ecosystem.”

 

This hybrid live webinar will be conducted entirely in Japanese, and feature local experts and researchers, including Norikazu Eiki, former Chairman at Bayer Yakuhin, Ltd., exploring the trends in the US’s drug discovery market and the reasons why international companies should seek to expand into the US. Additionally, a panel discussion will center around the New York City life science ecosystem while touching on aspects of industry, investment, and government.

Event Overview

 

Language:
Japanese

Date:
Friday, December 16th 9-10am JST
Thursday, December 15th, 7-8pm EST

Format:
Zoom Webinar (Broadcast Live from the Yokohama LINK-J Life Science Lounge@NYC)

Register:
https://evententry.link-j.org/public/seminar/view/2245

Host:
Office of the City of Yokohama Rep. to the Americas, LINK-J

Participation:
Free (Registration required)

 

Program

  • Opening
    • Ken Akaoka (Executive Officer – Office of the City of Yokohama Rep. to the Americas)
    • Shunichi Takahashi (Secretary General/COO – LINK-J)
  • Lecture: Why Pharma Companies should be looking at the US
    • Norikazu Eiki (Former Chairman – Bayer Yakuhin, Ltd.)
  • Panel Discussion: New York’s Life Science Ecosystem
    • Moderator:
      • Shunichi Takahashi
    • Panelists:
      • Norikazu Eiki (Former Chairman – Bayer Yakuhin, Ltd.)
      • Hidetoshi Takeda (Senior Advisor – CMIC Holdings Co., Ltd.)
      •  Toshikazu Yazawa (Director – Office of the City of Yokohama Rep. to the Americas)
  • Q&A

 

*Program may be subject to change

 

Speakers:

Norikazu Eiki

Former Chairman, Bayer Yakuhin Ltd.

Hidetoshi Takeda

Senior Advisor, CMIC Holdings Co., Ltd.

Shunichi Takahashi

Secretary General, LINK-J

Ken Akaoka

Executive Officer, City of Yokohama Rep. to the Americas

Toshikazu Yazawa

Director, Office of the City of Yokohama Rep. to the Americas

 

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