Since our establishment in 1991 we have grown to become a trusted CRO in Japan. Today the EPS Group comprises 14 firms including a renowned CSO and the biggest SMO in the market. As your gateway to Japan, we will leverage our pool of experienced healthcare professionals and existing relationships with medical institutions throughout the country. You can count on EPS to help you navigate this complex market by providing everything from basic research to post-launch sales and marketing.
Health Expenditure per Capita
Source: World Health Organization Global Health Expenditure Database
Life Expectancy at Birth
Source: The World Fact Book;
Central Intelligence Agency
Navigating Japan’s medtech regulatory environment
Japan is the world’s third largest healthcare market behind the United States and China. Its health insurance is well financed and coverage is effectively universal. Its teaching hospitals and research institutes are well equipped, ...
The SMO plays a critical role in Japan’s clinical trials landscape
Japan’s clinical environment differs in many respects from other countries. Even within Asia, there are important differences between Japan and its closest neighbors Korea and Taiwan, with which it is often grouped. The SMO, or site ...