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Osaka Chamber of Commerce & Industry briskly conduct International Cooperation Activities

2008-12-09 03:19:15

International Cooperation Activities have been briskly conducted one after another in Kansai Life Science projects. Since 2004, OCCI has been working hard under its 'Plan to Create Liveliness in Osaka' with action plans focusing on the 3 Engine Industries (New Products-making, Tourism and Life Science). The international cooperation activities recently conducted in the Life Science area include: October 2: U.K. Bio Seminar (cosponsored by the U.K. Consulate General in Osaka, Osaka Prefecture and OCCI) with 13 venture businesses invited from U.K., the event offered useful bio information to about 100 corporate representatives. October 7-9: BioBridge Kansai (office based in OCCI) participated in BIO TECHNICA 2008 and organized individual meetings for business talks with 79 foreign companies. October 16: Conducted business matchings between Kansai companies and those from Life Science Corridor France. October 20: Memorandum of Agreement made with the Clinical Trial Network of Queensland, Australia, and held a seminar. October 31: Conducted 'Minnesota Medical Products / Devices' Seminar, with lecturers invited from the BioBusiness Alliance of Minnesota and Medtronic, Inc., both from Minnesota (U.S.) where concentration of medical instruments / appliances manufacturing is the greatest among all the states of America. November 7: Conducted KOREA Bio-Big Day in Japan 2008: Organized partnering between Kansai pharma or medicine-manufacture-related companies and 10 Korean bioventure companies invited.