Brings Together International Experts and Local Pharmaceutical Thought Leaders at Tokyo Innovation Summit


TOKYO–()–, the pharmaceutical industry’s largest online marketplace for outsourced research, today announced that it will host a client summit on September 12, 2019 at the Nihonboshi Life Science Hub in Tokyo, Japan. The team, including executive management, will be joined by both international and local pharma industry experts for discussions on digitalization, standardization and other R&D sourcing trends.

“In an increasingly competitive research environment, it is imperative that Japanese pharmaceutical companies embrace more efficient digital approaches to life science research,” said Kevin Lustig, PhD, Founder and CEO of “The marketplace is helping Japanese research companies standardize and simplify their R&D outsourcing – saving time, reducing costs and ensuring adherence to internal and external policies and regulations. The online marketplace also serves as a regularly updated source of innovative tools and technologies from around the world.”

The one-day, September 12 Tokyo event will include expert discussion on how to take advantage of the latest digital tools to standardize and simplify R&D outsourcing. If you are interested in attending this invite-only event or evening reception, please contact Ryosuke Ishigami at

About is the world’s leading enterprise gateway marketplace for outsourced R&D. The marketplace simplifies R&D sourcing, saving time and money, reducing risk and providing access to the latest innovative tools and technologies. operates private enterprise marketplaces for most of the world’s major pharmaceutical companies, the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) and the US National Institutes of Health (NIH). Since its founding in 2007, has raised $32 million from 5AM Ventures, Leerink Transformation Partners and Heritage Provider Network among others. Visit to learn more.

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