Pharmaceutical & Medical Startup Acceleration Program
Supported by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government

Upcoming Events

  • The 7th Seminar program for 2020

    Date and time: November 19, 2020 (Thu) 12:00~13:30 (JST)
    Location : Online (ZOOM)


  • The 6th Seminar program for 2020

    Date and time: October 15, 2020 12:00-13:00 (JST)
    Location : Pacifico Yokohama (Bio Japan Luncheon seminar 【L-2】F203-204 )

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  • The 5th Seminar program for 2020

    Date and time: September 29, 2020 (Tue) 12:00~13:30 (JST)
    Location : Online (ZOOM)

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  • The 4th Seminar program for 2020

    Date and time: Augst 28, 2020 (Fri) 12:00~13:30 (JST)
    Location : Online (ZOOM)

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  • The 3rd Seminar program for 2020

    Date and time: July 7, 2020 (Wed) 12:00~13:30 (JST)
    Location : Online (ZOOM)

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  • The 2nd Seminar program for 2020

    Date and time: June 24, 2020 (Wed)  12:00~13:30 (JST)
    Location : Online (ZOOM)

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  • Briefing session

    Date and time: June 11, 2020 14:00 - 15:00
    Location : Online (ZOOM)

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  • Individual consultation session

    Date and time: May 19, 2020 - July 17, 2020
    Location : Online session by zoom

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  • Outline of Blockbuster TOKYO 2020

    Please view this before applying to briefing or individual consultation session.

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  • The 1st Seminar program for 2020【Archive】

    Dr. Una and Dr.Yuki’s talks , June 4, 2020 are available on YouTube.
    Click here (YouTube).

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Blockbuster TOKYO

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government’s acceleration initiative for pharmaceutical and medical startups aims to encourage the establishment and growth of pharmaceutical and medical startups by providing various forms of support to address the challenges startups face, and consequently help revitalize Tokyo’s economy and contribute to the healthy long lives of the citizens of Tokyo and Japan.

Beyond Next Ventures, Inc., which has been commissioned by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government to operate this initiative, is now calling as follows for participants of Blockbuster TOKYO, which has both a seminar program and accelerator program for pharmaceutical and medical startups.


  • Learning basics of pharma and medical startups

    Seminar progaram

    There are seminars and study sessions hosted by Blockbuster TOKYO to support those who want to learn entrepreneurship and know-how in pharma and medical startup field. Professionals from various fields will give lectures.

    Read more on the seminar program
  • Obtaining supports for your pharma and medical startup

    Accelerator program

    Selected teams and startups can receive various supports such as….
    Lectures / Mentoring from experts from various fields based on individual needs (pharmaceutical research, clinical trial design, marketing, intellectual property, business development, overseas expansion, fundraising, establishment and growing of a venture business, data utilization, etc.) / Supports for team building with management candidates / A wide range of support through matching with corporates, investors and other support organizations, etc. / Free access to shared laboratory and office (including experimental equipment) / Research and development support / Pitch presentation opportunity abroad / Pitch Presentation Event (public)

    Read more on the accelerator program


  • Seminar program
    Application period:

    At any time


    1. Please resister from each application site.

    Seminar program schedule

  • Accelerator program
    Application period:

    Application opens May 18 to July 17, 2020
    Deadline for the first round of application: June 26th 2020 (Friday)
    Deadline for the second round of application: July 17th 2020 (Friday)


    1. Please fill and submit the entry form.

    2. Please download the entry form (full version) from the website and submit it to our office, in addition to the entry form (simplified version).

    Download Entry form (full version)


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