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Objective

As Japan is an advanced country in the aging society, and various needs related to aging society issues are accumulated and great services for these issues have been developed. For these background, we aim to promote investment in the health care business in Japan by disseminating the qualities of Japan’s services and R&D which contribute to super-aging societies. 

Through this summit, we expect to lead to the extension of the health life in the world by creating international cooperative relationships for problem solving and establishing matching opportunities between innovation (seeds) and needs.

Background

Japan leads the world as a super-aging society, and thus is experiencing various social challenges before many other industrialized nations, especially in the healthcare sector, including increases in medical expenditures, lifestyle-related diseases and dementia, medical disparities, and demand for elderly care and support. Continuous creation and development of new healthcare solutions that can respond to these diverse demands in amidst systemic change is necessary in order to ensure quality of life in aging societies.

Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry have held the “Japan Healthcare Business Contest” in order to identify and support ventures which contribute to solving these healthcare issues. Through the event, unique and effective services able to respond to various aspects of a super-aged society were discovered.

Towards these objectives, “1st Well Aging Society Summit Asia-Japan” will be held as an international conference by meeting big enterprises, start-ups, investors, and government agency to conduct discuss global efforts and solutions corresponding to super-aged society.

Event Outline 

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Event Name 1st Well Aging Society Summit Asia-Japan Pamphlet
Date

October 9 (Tue), 2018

9:40-18:15
18:45-20:00 Networking Reception(invited only)
Recepton will be open at 9:00

Venue

Nihonbashi Mitsui Hall
(COREDO Muromachi bldg1 5FL)
(2-2-1, Nihonbashi-muromachi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 103-0022)

Nihonbashi Life Science Hub
(Muromachi Chiba-gin Mitsui bldg. 8FL)
(1-5-5, Nihonbashi-muromachi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 103-0022)

Nihombashi Life Science Building 
(2-3-1 Nihombashi Honcho Bhuo-ku, Tokyo 103-0022)

Organizer Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan (METI)
Co-organizers

Office of Healthcare Policy, Cabinet Secretariat, Japan

Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Japan

Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED)

Cooperation in Planning

Life Science Innovation Network Japan (LINK-J)

Aging Japan


*The application in this year was closed.

Time Schedule

Time Schedule and speakers

9:40-9:55 Intoroductory Session by host 

【Venue:Nihonbashi Mitsui Hall】

9:40-9:45
Toshimitsu Fujiki: Director-General, Commerce and Service Industry Policy,  Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan
9:45-9:55
Yoshihide Esaki: Deputy Director-General, Commerce and Service Industry Policy Group, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan

9:55-11:35 Keynote Speech

【Venue:Nihonbashi Mitsui Hall】
9:55-10:05
"Well Aging Society in Finland" (TBD)
Annika Saarikko: Minister, Family Affairs and Social Services, Finland
10:05-10:15
"Towards Realization of Well Aging Society"
Yoshitake Yokokura: President, Japan Medical Association
10:15-10:35
"AARP Disrupting Aging with Innovation"
Nigel Smith: Director, AARP Innovation LABS
10:35-10:55
"Activity by World Economic Forum for Well Aging Society"(TBD)
Dessislava Dimitrova: Practice Lead, Health Systems Transformation, Health and Healthcare, World Economic Forum
10:55-11:15
"Mission of AMED: Global data sharing for innovation"
Makoto Suematsu: President, Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED)
11:15-11:35
"What’s Next for Healthcare IT?"
John D. Halamka: Professor, International Healthcare Innovation, Harvard Medical School

12:00-13:10 Lunch Session (Program)

【Venue:Nihonbashi Mitsui Hall】

「Creating "Well-Aging Societies" : Our Approach in Japan, Singapore, and USA」(Produced by Aging Japan×Aging2.0)

・Natsuki Goto: President & CEO, SMS CO.,Ltd.  The Board member of M3 Career,Inc.
・Janice Chia: Founder and Managing Director, Ageing Asia Alliance, Singapore
・Thomas Kamber: Executive Director, Older Adults Technology Services (OATS)
・Satoshi Sugie: CEO, WHILL, Inc.

13:30-13:45 Plenary Speech by Hosts

【Venue:Nihonbashi Mitsui Hall】

13:30-13:35
Hiroshige Seko: Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan (TBD)
13:35-13:40
Masami Sakoi: Assistant Minister, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Japan
13:40-13:45
Masanobu Komoda: President and Chief Executive Officer, Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd.

14:00-18:15 Theme-based Breakout session

■Breakout Session 【Quality Digital Health】 
【Venue:Nihonbashi Mitsui Hall】


14:00-16:00
Details: Panel discussion, pitch-presentation contest by venture businesses

<Chairperson>
Sayaka Tomihara: Director, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan

<Judges>
・Jun Fukuyoshi: Founder & CEO, Cancerscan Inc.
・Tomotaka Goji: Managing Partner, President The University of Tokyo Edge Capital Co., Ltd. & The University of Tokyo EdgeCapital Partners Co., Ltd. (UTEC) Managing Director, Japan Venture Capital Association
・John D. Halamka: Professor, International Healthcare Innovation, Harvard Medical School
・Shinsuke Muto: Chairman, Integrity Healthcare Co., Ltd.
・Yumiko Nishimura: Health2.0  Director-Japan
・Akihisa Shiozaki: Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu
・Hiroyuki Tsutsumi: President & CEO, Philips Japan Ltd. Senior Vice President, Royal Philips
・Sayaka Tomihara: Director, Medical and Assistive Device Industries Office, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan
・Yasuo Iimura: Director, Venture Support Strategy Office, Economic Affairs Division, Health Policy Bureau, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Japan
・Minna Hendolin: Senior Director, Health and Well being, Business Finland

<Panelists>
●Moderator; Akihisa Shiozaki: Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu 
・John D. Halamka: Professor, International Healthcare Innovation, Harvard Medical School
・Shinsuke Muto: Chairman, Integrity Healthcare Co., Ltd.
・Yumiko Nishimura: Health2.0  Director-Japan
・Sayaka Tomihara: Director, Medical and Assistive Device Industries Office, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan
・Minna Hendolin: Senior Director, Health and Well being, Business Finland

<Venture businesses> (the location of headquarters)
・Tricog Health Pte (Singapore)
・LPixel Inc. (Japan)
・LifeSite.Inc (USA)
・Tabyy mHealth Pvt Ltd (India)
・Enlitic Inc. (United States)
・ExaWizards Inc. (Japan)
・Shenzhen A+AccessibilityEcological Industry Development Co., Ltd. (China)
・BC platforms AG (Finland)
・Vsee (USA)

■Breakout Session 【Biotech】(Program)
【Venue:Nihonbashi Life Science Hub】

14:00-16:00

<Chairperson>
Masahiro Uemura: Director, Bio-Industry Division, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan

<Presentation>
14:00-14:20 
"The Background and Key Points of  “Ito Review 2.0: Biomedical Edition”"
Masahiro Uemura: Director, Bio-Industry Division, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan  

14:20-14:35 
"The Transition of Financing Environment for Biotech in Japan" 
Yasuyuki Konuma: Executive Managing Director, Tokyo Stock Exchange,Inc.(TSE) 

14:35-14:50
"Fund Raising Environment for Biotech  –  Asia, the Advancing Market"
Michael Chan: Senior Vice President, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX)

14:50-14:55 Questions and Answers

<Panel Discussion>
15:00-16:00 
"The Desirable Growth Strategy Both for Biotech and for Investors to Develop Medicines"

<Moderator>
Keita Maeda: Deputy Director, Bio-Industry Division, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan

<Panelists>
Masahiro Uemura: Director, Bio-Industry Division Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan
Yasuyuki Konuma: Executive Managing Director, Tokyo Stock Exchange,Inc.
Michael Chan: Senior Vice President, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX)
Taro Inaba: Managing Partner, REMIGES Ventures
Ken Takanashi: Executive Vice President, Shin Nippon Biomedical Laboratories, Ltd
Tomohiro Anzai: COO and Managing Partner, FAST TRACK INITIATIVE,INC.
Atsushi Seki: Executive DirectorUBS Securities Japan Co., Ltd 
Hironoshin Nomura: Senior Analyst, Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd

■Breakout Session 【Aging】
【Venue:Nihonbashi Mitsui Hall】

16:15-18:15
Details: Panel discussion, pitch-presentation contest by venture businesses

<Chairperson>
Kazumi Nishikawa: Director, Healthcare Industries Division Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan

<Judges>
・Yasuko Akutsu: Aging2.0 Tokyo chapter ambassador, Aging Japan Representative Director, MT Healthcare Design Inc.
・Dessislava Dimitrova: Practice Lead, Health Systems Transformation, Health and Healthcare, World Economic Forum
・Fumiaki Ikeno: Research Associate, Stanford University/MedVenture Partners, Inc
・Yoko Izumi: Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED)
・Florian Kohlbacher: Director, Economist Corporate Network, North Asia

Jukka Lähesmaa: Senior Specialist, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, Finland
・Nigel Smith: Director, AARP Innovation LABS
・Tomohiro Tange: Venture Capital & Growth Investment Group Managing Director, INCJ, Ltd. (Innovation Network Corporation of Japan)
・Kazuo Tsubota: Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Keio University School of Medicine
・Kazumi Nishikawa: Director, Healthcare Industries Division Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan
・Akira Miura: Director, Economic Affairs Division, Health Policy Bureau, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Japan
・Jukka Lähesmaa: Senior Specialist, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, Finland

<Panelists>
●Moderator; Fumiaki Ikeno: Research Associate, Stanford University/MedVenture Partners, Inc
・Nigel Smith: Director, AARP Innovation LABS
Dessislava Dimitrova: Practice Lead, Health Systems Transformation, Health and Healthcare, World Economic Forum
Florian Kohlbacher: Director, Economist Corporate Network, North Asia
・Minna Hendolin: Senior Director, Health and Well being, Business Finland
・Kazumi Nishikawa: Director, Healthcare Industries Division Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan
・Jukka Lähesmaa: Senior Specialist, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, Finland

<Venture businesses> (the location of headquarters)
・GYENNO Technologies Co., Ltd. (China)
・Intuition Robotics (Israel)
・I’m Soul Inc Pte Limited (Singapore)
・mediVR, Inc. (Japan)
・SoundFun Corporation (Japan)
・LongGood MediTech Ltd. (Taiwan)
・VideoVisit Global Ltd (Finland)
・Triple W Japan K.K. (Japan)

18:45-20:00  Networking event 

(Invited only)

 Start-ups

【Aging】

GYENNO Technologies Co., LTD.                                            

China

Intuition Robotics

Israel

I'm Soul Inc Pte Limited

Singapore

LongGood MediTech

Taiwan

mediVR, Inc.

Japan

Sound Fun Corporation

Japan

Triple W Japan K.K.

Japan

VideoVisit Global Ltd

Finland

【Quality Digital Health】

BC Platforms AG

Finland

Enlitic Inc.

USA

ExaWizards Inc.

Japan

LifeSite. Inc

USA

LPixel Inc. 

Japan

Shenzhen A+Accessibility Ecological Industry Development Co.,Ltd

China

Tabyy mHealth Pvt Ltd

India

Tricog Health Pte 

Singapore

Vsee

USA

Supporting Organizations

Ageing Asia Alliance
Asia MedMarket Access
Astellas Pharma Inc.
Baxter Limited
Benesse Style Care Co.,Ltd. 
Beyond Next Ventures
Chiba Prefectural Government
City of Kobe
Commons for Medicine and Engineering Japan
Deloitte
Eisai Co., Ltd.
Embassy of Canada to Japan
Encise Inc.
Fast Track Initiative, Inc. (FTI)
FUJIFILM Corporation
Hitachi, Ltd
Home Inc.、Inc.
IBM Japan
Industrial Technology Research Institute
ITOCHU Corporation
JAPAN AIRLINES. (JAL)
Japan Anti-Aging Foundation
Japan External Trade Organization(JETRO)
Japanese Organization for Medical Device Development, Inc. (JOMDD)
Japanese Society of Anti-Aing Medicine
Korea Anti-Aging Association
KPMG AZSA LLC
KPMG JAPAN
Marubeni Corporation
Mazumdar Shaw Medical Foundation
MedVenture Partners, Inc
Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company
MetLife, Inc.
MITSUI & CO., LTD
Mizuho Bank, Ltd. (MHBK)
NEC Corporation
NeU Corporation
Niigata University of Pharmacy and Applied Life Science
Nikkei Business Publications, Inc.
Nikkei Business Publications, Inc.
Nippon Life Insurance Company
Novartis Japan
NTT DATA Corporation
Olympus Corporation
OMRON HEALTHCARE Co., Ltd
Philips Japan
Regional Economy Vitalization Corporation of Japan
Royal Danish Embassy
SENDAI FINLAND WELLBEING CENTER
SMS CO., LTD.
SompoHoldings, Inc.
Sumitomo Corporation
SUZUKI MOTOR CORPORATION
THE DAI-ICHI LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY, LIMITED
The University of Tokyo Edge Capital Co., Ltd.
THE YOMIURI SHIMBUN
TOHOKU UNIVERSITY
TOPPAN PRINTING CO., LTD.
Toyota Motor Corporation.
UBM JAPAN

US-Japan MedTech Frontiers

WeHealth by Servier
World Economic Forum Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Yamano Gakuen

YAMASHITA CORPORATION, LTD.

Co-Events 

Event Name

Date
Venue

Sponsored

Healthcare
innovation
Weeks

 

J-Startup Hour

every Thursday
Toranomon Hills Café

METI

UK Life Science Symposium

Oct/10
Nihonbashi Life Sciences Building

MedCity,LINK-J,etc

Global Life Science Cluster Session

Oct/10
Nihonbashi Life Sciences Building

10th floor communication lounge

LINK-J

JETRO日中高齢者産業交流会in東京  

Oct/10
Tokyo Big Sight

Conference first floor of 102 meeting rooms

JETRO,中国アジア経済発展協会養老産業促進委員会 

BioJapan 2018

Oct/10-Oct/12
Pacifico Yokohama

BioJapan OOC, JTB Communication Design, Inc.

Japan Healthcare Venture Summit

Oct/10-Oct/12
Pacifico Yokohama

MHLW

45th International Home Care & Rehabilitation Exhibition

Oct/10-Oct/14
Tokyo Big Sight

Japan National Council of Social Welfare,

Health and Welfare Information Association 

mHealth Israel Women×Healthtech Women Japan

Oct/10
Nihonbashi Life Sciences Building

International Healthtech Association

Blockbuster TOKYO

Oct/10
Pacifico Yokohama

Tokyo-to

Oral Healthcare Forum

-Oral Healthcare Frontline in Malaysia, Thailand and Japan

Oct/12
Courtyard Marriott Tokyo Ginza Hotel

METI,JDMA

Deloitte Tohmatsu Healthcare Seminar :
-What Japan can learn from hospital building and innovation in Denmark-

Oct/12
Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC

Marunouchi Office

Deloitte

BRAVE 2018 SUMMER

Oct/15
Nihonbashi life sciences hub

 Beyond Next Ventures

CEATEC JAPAN 2018
(Combined Exhibition of Advanced Technologies) 

Oct/16-Oct/19
Makuhari Messe

CEATEC JAPAN

Digital Health Days 2018

Oct/17-Oct/19
Tokyo Big Sight

Nikkei Business Publications, Inc.

ChangeRougo Forum


Oct/12

Grand Princehotel NewTakanawa International Convention Center Pamir

Metlife, Inc.

Advanced Medical Devices Acceleration Project

JAPAN CONVENTION SERVICES,INC.

500 Kobe Accelerator

Oct/29-Dec/10

City of Kobe

US-JAPAN Medical Device Innovation Forum in SHIZUOKA

Nov/7
Granship conference hall "WIND"

US-JAPAN Medical Device Innovation Forum in SHIZUOKA Executive Committe

MEDTEC INNOVATION symposium and pitch

Nov/9
Nihonbashi Mitsui Hall

LINK-J

MIRAI2019

Dec/10-Dec/11
Bellesalle shibuya first

Japan Research Institute, Limited

Contact 

Administration office of 1st Well Aging Society Summit Asia-Japan

(NTT Data Institute of Management Consulting Inc)

E-mail: wass@keieiken.co.jp