Foundation for Biomedical Research and Innovation
Pro-cluster Kobe
International Collaboration
Vision Statement

Foundation for Biomedical Research and Innovation is promoting international activities to support our members. Our mission is to accelerate the development and growth of our Japanese companies globally.


FBRI signs MOU with FlandersBio

Flndersbio is the networking organization for the life sciences sector in Flanders, which is the one of the most successful biotech cluster in the world. The members of Flandersbio are currently more than 270 members.

The focus of the collaboration with Flandersbio:

  • Stronger visibility of potential business opportunities in Belgium and Japan
  • Elaborate and continuous information exchange
  • Japanese companies visiting Belgium will be introduced to biotech companies and research institutes, FlandersBio will facilitate meetings
  • Flemish companies can post business opportunities in the ‘Drug Seeds Alliance Network Japan’ database, which will screened by the members of the Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association
  • FlandersBio facilitates visits of Flemish companies to Japan, in collaboration with FIT

FBRI collaborates with Life Science Nord under JETRO’s Regional Industry
Tie-up (RIT) program

The cluster organization Life Science Nord is committed to innovative medicine in the Northern German States of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein. Within the regional cluster for medical technology and biotechnology/pharma there are about 500 innovation-oriented companies, internationally renowned research institutes, universities and university clinics. Together they represent the entire value chain necessary for the emergence of new treatments and medical devices: from research, development and clinical studies, to manufacturing, marketing and sales.In 2015, FBRI started the collaboration with Life Science Nord to promote the international business development of medical device industry. This collaboration is supported by Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)’s Regional Industry Tie-up program.

FBRI signs MOU with China Medical City (CMC)

China Medical City (CMC)), located in Taizhou, is China’s first national medical high-tech zone established by Chinese Government. FBRI continuously exchange the information with CMC.