A favorite topic of mine over the years is Japan. In this column, I have covered different aspects of the Japanese pharmaceutical industry and biotech markets (3/10/03, 8/18/03, 3/28/05). I had the good fortune to return to Japan for the Bio-Jan 2006 Conference
in September after a three-yea......Full article >>>
Mayor Daley's head of transportation accompanied us on this trip to Japan and came away wowed by the Japanese approach to mass transit. Many more people in Japan use mass transit, a combination of an extensive network of easy-to-use subways and trains, including the high-speed bullet trains - the Shinkansen - than in Chicago.
Upon arriving to Osaka for the Bio-Japan Conference, att......Full article >>>
e over-the-counter (OTC) drugs.
This level compares with the U.S. market, which had pharmaceutical sales of $240.3 billion in 2005, represented 44 percent of the total market, and grew three percent. So the U.S. market is about four times as large as the Japanese market, but remember that the U.S. population is about three times that of Japan (the Japanese population, at about 127 million......Full article >>>
but bi-annual price reductions of eight to 12 percent (although there is talk of reducing prices on an annual basis.) This is another factor driving Japanese companies to merge for greater critical mass (particularly in R&D) and expand their presence in the United States.
The Japanese pharma industry has been slow to embrace the successful pathway used by its automotive counterparts. Neve......Full article >>>
|Shionogi & Co. (Osaka)||$1.7||<1%>||$0.2||+20%|
|49||Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma Co. ** (Osaka)||New Jersey||$1.6||+30%||$0.1||122%|
Source: MedAd News
, Sept. 2006
*now owned by Hoffman LaRoche
**represents merger during last 2 years
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ties have gotten on the biotech bandwagon. University professors now are allowed to spend time with start-up companies and share in revenue from out-licensed technologies.
What struck me at the Bio-Japan meeting was the lack of Japanese "Big Pharma" presence at the meeting (very few were there). They seem to be missing out on the growth of their own home-grown market as a source of innova......
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lly, the Japanese External Trade Office has a large regional presence in the Midwest with its Chicago office. JETRO played a major role at the Bio-Japan event, fostering partnering sessions and receptions.
I think the time is right for Illinois and the Midwest to build further ties to both the Japanese biotech industry and the second and third tier Japan......
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Source:wistechnology.com By Michael Rosen 10/23/06
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