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Commercialisation in China, Japan & Korea – Myths, Misconceptions and Possibilities

Event Start Date: Friday, November 10, 2017 12:00 AM

Event End Date: Friday, November 10, 2017 12:00 AM

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Commercialisation in China, Japan & Korea - Myths, Misconceptions and Possibilities

10th November 2017 
8:30am – 11:30am


Magdalen Centre, 1 Robert Robinson Avenue, Oxford, OX4 4GA

George james ltd are bringing in international speakers from their global business partner network who advise and provide practical assistance to European companies looking to do business in the Far East. They will provide an overview of the benefits, opportunities, and the challenges of doing business in these markets.   The content will include:

  • Intercultural Communication: understanding the differences, and where they exist the similarities, in business practices, decision making and business behaviours
  • Strategy development: the importance of understanding the differences between the UK and Far Eastern markets and how for example the fast-evolving regulatory reforms in China are impacting the opportunity
  • The Regulatory environment: the opportunities for UK Companies
  • Price and Reimbursement: what prices are acceptable and how many could actually afford to pay?
  • Clinical Trials: the opportunities provided by large populations
  • Partnering: doing road shows and conducting due diligence
  • Local Manufacturing:
  • Process: Getting your company prepared for the adaptations you may need to do to be better positioned for business opportunities in the Far East
  • Managing expectations: Success requires a long-term vision, stakeholder commitment and patience


8:30 - Registration

8:45 - Welcome and Introductions
george james ltd

9:00 - Presentations
Dr Bjorn Hammarberg, ABD LifeSciences
Mr Otto Skolling, Pharmor AB

10:45 - Q&A

11:00 – Coffee and Networking

11:30 - Close

This event is suitable for businesses that:

  • Would like to understand more about these markets and how having a “Far East” strategy can increase the value of their company prior to seeking series A funding and beyond
  • Are actively considering partnering / co-development as well as commercial opportunities, e.g. out-licensing, regional / global clinical trials, engaging with an Asian CRO / CDMO or commercial launch / distribution
  • Have already engaged in commercial activities and would like to benchmark their approach and experience to date with experts with in-depth specialist knowledge
  • Are in the early stage of implementing a “Far East” strategy and are frustrated at the lack of progress being made.

OBN has negotiated free tickets on behalf of its membership.

To obtain your discount code please contact Georgia Fogden-King., before registering for this event.

To register for this event contact Jayne Mclaughlin,, at george james ltd.