US Commercial Service – Life Sciences Mission to Australia – October 29 – November 2, 2012

Join the U.S. Commercial Service to get the insight you need to move confidently into Australia!

Are you considering doing clinical trials in Australia?  Finding partners for co-development?  Looking to possibly sell your products into Australia either now or in the future?  This is the trip you NEED to take!

WHY Australia?

Australia is the leading location for biotechnology companies in the Asia-Pacific with over 1,000 biotechnology companies

Australia’s US$11.39bn pharmaceutical market is among the five largest in the Asia Pacific region.  Australia has the region’s second highest annual spending on medicine, after Japan.

According to UN Comtrade, Australia imported finished medicine worth US$7.1bn in 2010.

Our team of Australian experts will help guide you to be successful in the booming Australian biotech market.  During the trip you will have the opportunity to:

  •  Attend U.S. Consulate briefings on “Doing Business in Australia”
  • Network with major players in Australia’s Life Science Industry
  • Receive a Legal Briefing on “Contracts” and “Protecting Your Intellectual Property”
  • Meet Australian Government Officials
  • Attend the AusBiotech Annual Biotech Conference and Explore Potential Business Opportunities
  • Attend site visit in Melbourne, getting a first-hand look at the life sciences industry in Australia

 

Mission Schedule:

Oct. 29   Arrive Melbourne

Group Dinner

Oct. 30   Australia Market Briefing

Site Visit

Networking Lunch & Biotech Briefing

Networking Reception

Oct. 31   AusBiotech National Conference 2012

BioPartnering Business Matchmaking

Conference Welcome Reception

Nov. 1    AusBiotech National Conference 2012

BioPartnering Business Matchmaking

Conference Dinner

Nov. 2    AusBiotech National Conference 2012

BioPartnering Business Matchmaking

Conference Closing Reception

Cost:  $4,504 for small or medium-sized enterprises (SME); $5,321 for large companies.

For more information, please contact:

Gabriela Zelaya

International Trade Specialist

Gabriela.Zelaya@trade.gov

408-535-2757, ext. 107

Aileen Nandi

Senior Commercial Officer

Aileen.Nandi@trade.gov

408-535-2757, ext. 102

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: