Medical & Dental Devices

Since FY2014, the Japanese Government is implementing implement a 5-year long “Healthcare and Medical Strategy” under the principal philosophy of realizing a society with a long healthy life expectancy as well as economic growth through cutting-edge medical technologies and services.

The main points of the strategy are:

(1) Seamlessly connect stages from R&D to commercialization toward provision of the world's top class medical services.

(2) Promote the development of new health care services regarding medical treatment, nursing care, and health, such as health promotion, disease prevention and everyday life support.

(3) Aim to realize efficient and high-quality medical services by utilizing information and communication technology (ICT).

JETRO, Life Sciences: Attractive Sectors, 2016

Table of Contents

  • Overview
  • Attractive markets
    • Endoscopic Surgery
    • Surgical support robots
    • Image diagnosis devices (MRI equipment)
  • Dental Devices
  • Regulations
  • Expert Report
  • Further Reading
  • Relevant Organisations and Trade Fairs