Connections

Connections in the US

Medical Alley

Founded in 1984, the Medical Alley Association supports and advances the global leadership of Medical Alley’s healthcare industry, and its connectivity around the world. MAA delivers the collective influence, intelligence and interactions that support Medical Alley.

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Connections in China

Tsinghua University, China

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ICI Beijing B&R International Co-incubation, China

ICI is an independent, membership-based, non-profit and non-governmental network, with the mission of connecting the incubation service providers together and facilitating their partnerships. ICI is to drive Chinese incubation service providers to establish, develop and maintain commercial activities in B&R markets and to build a Beijing-based eco-system for the opportunities out of B&R markets, equipped with hands-on support service including landing pad service. ICI is dedicated to creating “an Incubator in Incubator or a Science park in Science Park” business model between China and B&R markets. The target of ICI is to enhance new business opportunities for companies, entrepreneurs, startups, and investors located both in China and B&R markets, and generate successful deals through investment, M&A, technology transfer or distribution.

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China Association for Medical Devices Industry (CAMDI), China

Founded in 1991, China Association for Medical Devices Industry (CAMDI) is a non-profit social organization with corporative qualification. As a national medical devices industry association, CAMDI is established on a voluntary basis by organizations and individuals engaged in the research and development, production, operation, investment, product testing, certification and consultation, and training in relation to medical devices.

The purpose of CAMDI is to represent and safeguard the common interests and legitimate rights of its members, and to promote the healthy development of China’s medical devices industry. CAMDI abides by the State’s constitution, laws, regulations and policies, observes social ethnics, and receives guidance and supervision of the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission, receives guidance of China Food and Drug Administration.

Currently, CAMDI runs 40 branches and specialized committees and has more than 4,000 members.

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Connections in Japan

KOBE Biomedical Innovation Cluster (KBIC), Japan

KOBE Biomedical Innovation Cluster (KBIC) is the largest biomedical cluster in Japan, and it offers a platform of networking for businesses and institutes in their pursuit of innovative collaboration. KBIC currently boasts a concentrated network of close to about 370 companies, universities, research institutes, and specialized hospitals, in addition to a growing network of international bio-cluster partners, who are all focused on the development of innovative medical technology and pioneering discoveries through collaboration. KBIC is also the home of the Foundation for Biomedical Research and Innovation at Kobe (FBRI), which vigorously pursues biomedical cluster formation in Kobe through advanced clinical research and other efforts and serves as the main organization supporting KBIC. Those who are interested in establishing entities in Japan, in investing or in finding partners either of academia, medical bodies or industries, please contact us.

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