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Kihara Memorial Yokohama Foundation
for the Advancement of Life Sciences

Yokohama Bio Industry Center,
1-6, Suehiro-cho, Tsurumi-ku,
Yokohama 230-0045, Japan TEL:+81 45 502 4810 FAX:+81 45 502 9810
E-mail: info@yk-bio.net
URL: http://yk-bio.net

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■Eligibility for membership

Bioventure startups, biotechnology-related enterprises, business support services (patent and legal offices, consultants, auditing corporations, VCs, financial institutions, etc.), university intellectual property headquarters, TLOs, medical institutions and other businesses as well as researchers at universities, research institutes or other organizations and corporations or individuals with an interest in bio-business are all eligible for membership in our network.

■Membership applications
Member services are currently provided only in Japanese language. Therefore, please note that only membership applications written in Japanese can be accepted.

■Member Benefits
Support by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Yokohama City and Kanagawa Prefecture makes it possible for members to take advantage of numerous, useful programs either free of charge or with minimal fees.

■Insertion of information in the company and researcher database

The database can be used effectively for company publicity purposes searchable either by keyword or condition. Also, information in the database can be updated at any time by ID and password.

■Advice on technology development, patents, business management, recruitment of human resources and other issues
Experts are ready to help member companies resolve the various issues that they confront.

■Participation in networking and other events

It is possible to participate in events not only in the Yokohama-Kanagawa area but also in the Tokyo metropolitan area.

■Support for participation in joint research projects
Opportunities exist for participating in joint research projects through academia-industry partnerships.

■Acquisition of useful information through e-mail publications, websites, etc.
Besides valuable information exclusive for members only, it is also possible to obtain information regarding study groups, subsidies offerings, event schedules, etc.

Member companies can also post timely information in the form of news releases.

■Enrollment and annual membership fees
Free of charge.



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