Across the globe, life science technology advancements are accelerating to promote better health.

The recent Wisconsin-Japan Biohealth Summit, designed to raise awareness of current collaborations while fostering new ones, offered opportunities for Wisconsin and Japanese companies to work together toward advancing science.

While it might seem like an unusual marriage, Japanese companies have a long history of supporting Wisconsin-based bioscience research. In fact, Japan is the top foreign direct investor in the U.S., with these investments contributing $679 billion to the U.S. economy in 2020. Japanese companies employ more than half a million Americans and export more than $80 million in goods annually.

Read more about what BioForward members were in attendance and how they’re contributing!