KOBE Biomedical Innovation Cluster newsletter vol.10
- April 2021 -
vol.10 April 2021
Hello, The cheery blossom season is over but still season for berry picking continues. You will be amazed to know that there are close to 300 varieties of strawberry in Japan. They differ in shape, size, sweetness, sourness, color etc. and each has nice brand name.
There are some unique ways to enjoy strawberry in Japan, such as Ichigo Daifuku (Japanese style soft rice cake stuffed with sweet bean paste and a strawberry) and strawberry sandwich (whipped cream). Just to introduce small thing to enjoy towards the end of spring in Japan 🍓
This is our 10th issue of KBIC Newsletter. If you have any inquiries, please contact us by mail or via LinkedIn.
FBRI Editorial Team
Kobe City introduces a healthcare data coordination system for the first time in Japan
Kobe City has built and commenced operatin of a coordinated system that collects data on personal medical care, nursing care, health checkups, etc., which had previously been recorded separately for each individual.
Oncolys BioPharma Inc.
Announces the Effect of Novel Coronavirus Infection Drug OBP-2011 on COVID-19 Variants
(Published: Mar 23,2021)
Oncolys BioPharma Inc. has confirmed, through experiments, the effectiveness of Novel Coronavirus Infection Drug OBP-2011 under development on COVID-19 variants.
Bacchus Bio innovation Co., Ltd. Raises $10.9M in Series A Financing and Announces Its New Management Team
(Published: Mar 31, 2021)
Bacchus Bio innovation Co., Ltd., a biotech startup originated from Kobe University, is pleased to announce that it raised 1.2 billion yen (approx. $10.9M) on February 26, 2021 through a third-party allotment of new shares invested by DEFTA Partners, ROHTO Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., and Taiyo Oil Co., Ltd.
Dr. Daichi Inoue's research was published in Nature Genetics: 'Minor intron retention drives clonal hematopoietic disorders and diverse cancer predisposition'
(Published: Apr 12,2021)
Many congratulations to Dr. Daichi Inoue on the publication in Nature Genetics of the paper 'Minor intron retention drives clonal hematopoietic disorders and diverse cancer predisposition'.
The Digital Transformation of Healthcare: Hospitals at Home and Patient Monitoring - Learnings for Japan and the U.S.
April 23rd & May 20th, 8:30am ~ 12:00pm (JST)
April 22nd & May 19th, 4:30pm ~ 8:00pm (PDT)
English (with Japanese Subtitles) Participation Fee:
Medtech Innovator: $50 Students: Free
Japan Society of Northern California (JSNC)
US-Japan Medtech Frontiers (USJM)