Japan’s premier bio-tech event, bioLIVE is focused specifically on biopharmaceutical developments and services, and provides an essential meeting place for Japanese and overseas pharmaceutical professionals.

Did You Know?

Japan’s biopharma market is rapidly growing, with over 70% of approved biopharmaceuticals in Japan provided by foreign companies.  Japan’s pharmaceutical industry has long centred on strong innovation and patented drugs, but experts are now observing a dramatic increase in generics and biosimilars in the market, and an increase in cooperation and harmonization between Japanese pharma and global partners which is driving innovation.

Exhibitor Profiles

  • Biologics and New Therapies
  • Bioprocessing, Manufacturing and Solutions
  • Biotechnology and R&D services

Japan's biopharmaceutical market

  • With a market of about 14 billion USD, it will continue to grow
  • Initiatives in the mid-molecular field where Japanese companies have strengths, such as nucleic acids and peptides
  • Efforts in new fields utilizing biotechnology such as cell and gene medicine
  • Pharmaceutical companies' efforts on biosimilars. (2020 market size forecast: approximately 400 million USD)
  • Development of bio-ventures led by administration


BioLIVE seminar participants


Visitors interested in BioLIVE


Exhibits products & services

Buyers from these companies have attended in 2018:

Meiji Seika Pharma Astellas PharmaEisai | Takeda Pharmaceutical Company | AIICHI SANKYO COMPANY | Kyowa Kirin | FUJIFILM Corporation | CHUGAI PHARMACEUTICAL | ONO PHARMACEUTICAL | Otsuka Pharmaceutical

This is a great place to meet current clients and potential new customers. That's all about growing our business in Asia.

Who Exhibits?

Why is BioLIVE Japan the Best?

  • BioLIVE Japan has the longest track record as a specialized biopharmaceuticals exhibitio
  • Strong synergistic effect with co-located events CPhI, ICSE, P-MEC, InnoPack, and FDF Japan
  • High-quality seminar programs and strong line-up of established biopharmaceutical exhibitors attracts many visitors