Japan: medtech opportunities for swiss companies

Japan is the world’s second largest market for medical technology products with an estimated worth in 2010 of CHF 28.2 billion. Since 2009, the market has grown 6.4 %, a factor largely the result of an increasing aging population and a high demand for cutting-edge, innovative technologies.


The Medtech Switzerland/ Osec evening seminar on the Japanese medtech market offers Swiss medtech companies a beginner´s perspective on the industry, its opportunities, and the first steps involved in launching business activities in Japan.

The Japanese seminar provides

  • Overview of the Japanese medtech market
  • First hand experiences from a Swiss medtech company in Japan
  • Copy of the 2013 Swiss report on the Japanese medtech market (worth CHF 120)
  • Networking Apéro


  • 16.30 Registration and welcome snack
  • 17.00 Welcome address – Jonas Frey, Project Manager, Medtech Switzerland, Marcel Germann, Senior Consultant Asia Pacific, Osec
  • 17.10 Doing business in Japan -Yumiko Kijima, Deputy Head – Export Promotion, Swiss Business Hub Japan
  • 17.30 The Japanese medtech market – Insights from 25 years – Åke Nygren, CEO at Anagram Consultants AG
  • 18.00 Experience of a medtech company – Josia Pantli, Sales Manager at BW-TEC AG
  • 18.20 Panel discussion and Q&A with all speakers – Moderation: Marcel Germann
  • 18.45 Networking Apéro
  • 19.30 End of Seminar

Osec, Stampfenbachstrasse 85, 8006 Zurich (10 mins walk from train station)

Registration ends March 8th
The number of participants is limited so we encourage you to register now by filling in the form on www.medtech-switzerland.com/japan_seminar

Jonas Frey, Project Manager Medtech Switzerland,
Tel. +41 31 335 62 41, [email protected]