UK Firms Ready to Share Medical Innovations with Japan

Japan’s silver market to provide numerous opportunities for UK firms to do business in Japan

Japan’s reputation as one of the most rapidly ageing societies in the world precedes it, making this market a potentially positive and profitable one for British firms on the cutting-edge of medical innovation.

The UK’s medical devices technology sector is made up of more than 3,000 companies, more than 80 percent of which are small and medium-sized enterprises. Worth over GBP18 billion a year, the sector employs around 88,000 people across the UK and the nation exports more than it imports. Over the past five years, the sector has recorded positive growth in both employment and turnover.

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