Toyama Pharmaceutical Association

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International exchanges

TPA started international exchanges in full swing as a perfect opportunity to the visit to Basel, Switzerland in 2006 with the recent increasing development of globalization of manufacturing companies.
Now, the member of the exchange program started planning to have relationship with not only Basel but also the other countries and areas in the world.


  1. Transmitting "Medicine of Toyama" to the world
  2. Promoting the feature and its high quality of manufacturing of pharmaceutical products that Toyama-prefecture is proud of owning, through communication with pharmaceutical manufacturers.
  3. Promoting co-development and exchanging the technology with pharmaceutical manufacturer, bio-venture companies and researching labs (such as in the University). Also, we promote cooperation of manufacturing technologies and realization of commissioning.
  4. Encourage more active communications with the development of production and sales of the pharmaceutical products. It includes calling on "group of observers to Toyama", which is composed by manufacturer and University personnel.

Dispatch of the delegation:

Year Country
2006 Switzerland
2007 Switzerland
2008 Switzerland
2009 Switzerland
2010 Italy
2011 VietnamItaly
2012 ThailandItaly
2013 IndiaIndonesia
2014 FranceRussia
2015 Turkey
2016 France
2017 Malaysia
2018 MyanmarSpain
2019 Philippines
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