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There are two major events we are attending this week in Taiwan.

1. PITCH DAY in Taiwan
Date: August 29th 2018
Venue: Taipei World Trade Center 3

2. Bio Medical Business Matching
Date: August30th 2018
Venue: Tayih Landis Hotel


OKPT is going to Taiwan!

Next week from July 18th - 21st we are available for meetings in Taipei as we are participating in BioTaiwan 2018.

BioTaiwan 2018
Date: July 18th - 22nd
Venue: TWTC Nangang Exhibition Hall
No.1, Jingmao 2nd Rd., Nangang Dist., Taipei
Web: https://bio-taiwan.com/en


Next week, June 26th - 28th we are attending an exhibition in Niigata organized for the 18th Annual Meeting of the Protein Science Society of Japan.
Details as below.

Date: June 26th - 28th, 2018
Venue: Toki Messe Niigata Convention Center
    6-1 Bandaijima,Chuo-ku,Niigata City,Niigata 950-0078 Japan
Web: https://www.aeplan.co.jp/pssj2018/en/index.html

We are also hosting a Luncheon Semiar on June 28th, stop by to learn about our newest development and case studies!

Date: June 28th, 2018
Venue: Toki Messe Niigata Convention Cente, Room D(Conference Room 302A)
    6-1 Bandaijima,Chuo-ku,Niigata City,Niigata 950-0078 Japan
Web: https://www.aeplan.co.jp/pssj2018/en/program.html


President Kamei is giving a Keynote Speech at the Technology Startup Acceleration Summit!!

On June 20 (Wed) from 14:00-16:30@C700, Lab 3, OIST Technology Development and Innovation Center (TDIC) will welcome a Tokyo-based venture capital firm, Beyond Next Ventures (BNV) to co-host “Technology Startup Acceleration Summit.” BNV supports university technology and startups through their accelerator program, BRAVE. The program provides mentorship and training to aspiring entrepreneurs motivated to change the world. OIST is showcasing OIST Proof-of-Concept Program (POC) and other projects that are aiming to spinout or looking for commercialization opportunities. We will also have CEO Akira Kamei from Okinawa Protein Tomography share his experience leading OIST’s first startup. The event is open to OIST members and no registration is required. English/Japanese simultaneous interpretation and refreshments will be provided. Check it out!

- Program -

June 20 (Wed)

14:00-14:05: Opening
14:05-14:45: Establishing a university startup-Beyond Next Ventures
-5 minute break-
14:50-15:50: Pitch Event-Showcase of POC, START and related projects
-5 minute break-
15:55-16:25: Journey of OIST’s first startup-OKPT CEO Akira Kamei
16:25-16:30: Closing
16:30-17:00: Office Hours with BN

from: https://lnkd.in/evnBRd8



Next week OKPT is going to Boston!

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center,
415 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02110

Meet us in the Japan Pavilion, booth 1933-22


Where to meet us in February?

1. February 16th
Kansai Bio Business Matching 2018
Venue: Senri Hankyu Hotel in Toyonaka

2. February 17th - 21st
Biophysical Society 62nd Annual Meeting
Venue: Moscone Center, San Francisco

3. February 28th - March 2nd
Phar East 2018
Venue: Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Center, Singapore



Happy New Year!



In warm appreciation of our association during the past year, we extend our very best wishes for a happy holiday season. May this season bring you the gifts of peace, hope and joy and every happiness be yours throughout the coming year!



From today we are participating in BioEurope 2017 in Berlin. We are looking forward to all our meetings!
Date: November 6th - 8th, 2017
Venue: CityCube, Berlin, Germany
Web: https://ebdgroup.knect365.com/bioeurope/


Next week our representatives are available in Switzerland. We are attending European Antibody Congress, details as below.
Date: October 31st - November 2nd 2017
Venue: Congress Center Basel, Switzerland
WEb: http://www.terrapinn.com/conference/european-antibody-congress/index.stm


A busy week ahead of us. In the following days we are attending three different events around Japan. Here is where you can find us:

1. European Biotech & Pharma Partnering Conference, Osaka 2017
Date:October 10th 2017
Venue:Congrès Convention Centre
Second Basement, North Building,
Grand Front Osaka
3-1 Ofuka-cho, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0011
Web: https://www.b2match.eu/bio-pharma-osaka-2017

2. Networking with Bio/ Health care companies from Central Europe
Date:October 10th, 2017
Venue:Embassy of Poland in Tokyo
2 Chome-13-5 Mita, Meguro, Tokyo 153-0062

3. BioJapan 2017
Date:October 11th - 13th 2017
Venue:Pacifico Yokohama
1-1-1 Minato Mirai,Nishi-ku, Yokohama 220-0012, Japan
Web: http://www.ics-expo.jp/biojapan/ja/


Summer holidays are almost over. Therefore OKPT is vigorously coming back to work! In two days we will attend JST Fair 2017 organized by Japan Science and Technology Agency in Tokyo. Details of the event as below. We are available to meet from tomorrow August 30th (Wed) and are staying in Tokyo till Saturday. Stop by in our booth to say hello!
Date: August 31st - September 1st
Venue: Tokyo Big Site
Address: 3 Chome-11-1 Ariake, Koto, Tokyo 135 0063
Web: http://www.jst.go.jp/tt/jstfair2017/index.html(Japanese only)


Next week we are available for meetings in San Diego!
Our booth number is 1911 in Japan Pavilion at the biggest annual Bio event in the world - Bio International Convention. See you in San Diego!
Date: June 19th - 22nd
Venue:Japan Pavilion, #1911 at San Diego Convention Center
Address:111 W. Harbor Dr. San Diego, CA 92101
Web: http://convention.bio.org/


This week OKPT is attending Advanced Workshop on Cryo-Electron Tomography in Vienna. Feel free to stop by and say hello!
Date: May 6th - 12th
Venue: Vienna, Aus­tria, Europe


OKPT is attending 「BioCom Global Life Science Partnering Conference」in San Diego over two days, March 1st - 2nd, 2017. We are avaialble for business talks and meetings! 
Date:March 01~02, 2017  
Venue:The Lodge at Torrey Pines, La Jolla, CA
Web: http://biocomglobalpartnering.org/


Tomorrow we are attending Kansai Business matching in Osaka.
Where to find us:
Date: February 23, 2017
Place: Crystal hall ・Senju-no Ma of Senri Hankyu Hotel
Address: 2-1-D-1 Shinsenri Higashimachi, Toyonaka City,Osaka 560-0082, Japan


Next week you can meet us in San Diego. OKPT is attending the 16th Annual PepTalk - the Protein Science Week.
Date: January 9th - 13th
Venue: Hilton San Diego Bayfront
Details: http://www.chi-peptalk.com


During New Years Holidays our office hours will be as below:
Dec. 29th. 9:00 - 17:30
Dec. 30th. Holiday
Dec. 31st. Holiday
Jan. 1st. Holiday
Jan. 2nd. Holiday
Jan. 3rd. Holiday
Jan. 4th. 9:00 -17:30
During holidays you can reach us via info (at) okinawa-pt.com.


The new Case Study is now available!
For details and a copy please contact us at info (at) okinawa-pt.com


OKPT is preparing for another Bio event. We will be available in Europe, from November 7 to 9.

Date:November 7th - 9th, 2016
Place:KoelnMesse(Messepl. 1, 50679 Köln, Germany)
Congress North, Cologne, Germany
Web: https://ebdgroup.knect365.com/bioeurope/


OKPT will attend 「BIO JAPAN 2016」in Yokohama next week.

Place:Pacifico Yokohama, JapanWeb:


  An article in Ryukyu Shimpo highlighted OKPT receiving 45 m grant. Read more


  President Kamei attended a press conference in Naha, and explained the details regarding
  OKPT's new project, COMET 2-D. Read more

2016.06.29 We have moved!

  Here is our new address:

  Okinawa Protein Tomography Ltd.
  OIST Campus, Lab 3
  1919-1 Tancha, Onna Village, Okinawa 904-0495

2016.06.06-09 Bio International Convention in San Francisco, California

Who we are?

We are the first startup from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) established on June 25, 2014. The company has grown from advanced structural imaging technology developed by Professor Ulf Skoglund of the OIST Structural Cellular Biology Unit.
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What we do?

We provide service of macromolecular imaging that includes proteins in various states at the single molecule level by combining conventional electron tomography and a specifically designed 3D reconstruction program known as COMET. The current resolution of a 3D image produced by this technique is approximately 1.5 nanometers and the resolution is steadily improving.
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