SCHEDULE

  • Seminar Program
  • Accelerator Program

Seminar Program

Seminars from global key opinion leaders with strong track records in biotech startups and supporting entrepreneurial ecosystems

  • Date and time:
    June 4, 2020 (Thu) 12: 00-13: 00 (JST)
    Venue/Tool: Online (ZOOM)
    Contents:

    1st seminar

    1. Introduction from Tokyo Metropolitan Government and Beyond Next Ventures
    2. Keynote talk: "Impact of COVID-19 on biotech startups, how to apply what we learned from the past" from Dr. Una Ryan
    3. Pitch and experience from Blockbuster TOKYO 2019 Alumnus Dr. Shinya Yuki of Elix,Inc.
    4. Overveiw of Blockbuster TOKYO Program

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  • Date and time:
    June 24, 2020 (Wed) 12:00-13:30 (JST)
    Venue/Tool: Online (ZOOM)
    Contents:

    2nd seminar

    1. Introduction from Beyond Next Ventures
    2. Keynote talk: "For successful fundraising in biotech startups from viewpoint of US/ JP stakeholders"
    3. Introduction of Blockbuster TOKYO 2020

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  • Date and time:
    July 7, 2020 (Tue) 12:00-13:30 (JST)
    Venue/Tool: Online (ZOOM)
    Contents:

    3rd seminar

    1. Introduction from Beyond Next Ventures
    2. Keynote talk: "Academic institution support for commercialization of research seeds"
    3. Overview of Blockbuster TOKYO 2020

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  • Date and time:
    August 28, 2020(Fri) 12:00-13:30 (JST)
    Venue/Tool: Online (ZOOM)
    Contents:

    R&D best practices and translational strategies required for start-up post coronavirus pandemic

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  • Date and time:
    September 29, 2020(Tue) 12:00-13:30 (JST)
    Venue/Tool: Online (ZOOM)
    Contents:

    5th seminar:Practical intellectual property workshop for early stage startups

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

    6th seminar: The growing importance of shared-labs and shared space community for biotech startups

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  • Date and time:
    November 19, 2020 12:00-13:30 (JST)
    Venue/Tool: Online (ZOOM)
    Contents:

    7th seminar:Business model developing for biotech startups

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  • Date and time: December 17, 2020 (Thu) 17:00~18:30 (JST)
    Venue/Tool: Online (ZOOM) 【 Language: Japanese only 】
    Contents:

    8th seminar: About Financing method and grant information for biotechnology startup

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  • Date and time:
    Feburuary, 2021(Provisional)
    Venue/Tool: Nihonbashi, Tokyo and Online(ZOOM)
    Contents:

    9th seminar:Importance of collaboration with media

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  • Date and time:
    Early March, 2021(Provisional)
    Venue/Tool: Nihonbashi, Tokyo and Online(ZOOM)
    Contents:

    Final Pitch day:Selected teams/ startups make presentation about their business plan

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Accelerator Program

Selected teams/ startups can get practical support such as mentoring from experts, matching with executive candidates, R&D/ IP support in acquiring data.
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  • Date and time:
    29th August, 2020
    Venue/Tool: To be dicided(Maybe in Nihobashi, Tokyo and with Online tool)
    Contents:

    Matching selected teams/startups with expert mentors

  • Date and time:
    26th September, 2020
    Venue/Tool: To be dicided(Maybe in Nihobashi, Tokyo and with Online tool)
    Contents:

    KICK-OFF Meeting All the participants and mentors get together

  • Date and time:
    Saturday mornings the 24th, 31st of October, and the 7th, 14th, 21st of November 2020. (8:00am-9:30am JST).
    Venue/Tool: Online
    Contents:

    Mini Boot Camp(Online mentoring focusing on startup R&D by US Mentors)

  • Date and time:
    14th-16th October, 2020
    Venue/Tool: PACIFICO YOKOHAMA
    Contents:

    Attending Bio-Japan

  • Date and time:
    November, 2020(Provisional)
    Venue/Tool: To be dicided(Maybe in Nihobashi, Tokyo and with Online tool)
    Contents:

    Selection for R&D/ IP support

  • Date and time:
    8th-14th January, 2021
    Venue/Tool: San Francisco, US
    Contents:

    US event: Boot camp and partipation in Biotech Showcase

  • Date and time:
    Feburuary, 2021(Provisional)
    Venue/Tool: To be dicided(Maybe in Nihobashi, Tokyo and with Online tool)
    Contents:

    Matching with VCs, companies and Pitch practice session, Progress report

  • Date and time:
    Early March, 2021
    Venue/Tool: To be dicided(Maybe in Nihobashi, Tokyo and with Online tool)
    Contents:

    Final Pitch day: Selected teams/ startups make presentation about their business plan

  • Date and time:
    Middle March, 2021
    Venue/Tool: To be dicided(Maybe in Nihobashi, Tokyo and with Online tool)
    Contents:

    Reflection Meeting