Company Name
Japanese Organization for Medical Device Development, Inc.
#601 Nihonbashi Life Science Building, 2-3-11 Nihonbashi-Honcho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 103-0023, JAPAN
Date of Foundation
September 12, 2012
Phone Number
Fax Number
2.0 billion yen (including capital reserve)
Takahiro Uchida, MD, PhD, MSc
U.S.A Office
39655 Eureka Dr, Newark, CA 94560 U.S.A (Inside of Triple Ring Technologies, INC)
Core Business
Research and development of medical devices, manufacturing and sales of medical devices
Research and development of care welfare devices and pharmaceutical products
Planning and design of clinical studies for pharmaceutical products, medical devices, and care welfare devices
Medical device incubator
Consulting services for regulatory affairs and quality assurance
Consulting services in accordance with these businesses
Certified type 2 medical device manufacturing and distribution (#13B2X10219)
Certified specially controlled medical device dealership and leasing (#4501021300025)

Message from CEO

Many Japanese medical innovations will grow up from our company for the new health care.
We were named “Japanese Organization for Medical Device Development, Inc.” based on a desire to not merely pursue a profit, but to build an open innovation platform.
We believe that health care is an important pillar of the social security of each country, and that it is desirable that all people in the world should enjoy the best possible healthcare.


  • Takahiro Uchida

    Founder & Chief Executive OfficerTakahiro Uchida

    • – Board Certified physician in Internal medicine and Cardiology
    • – Founder of Necess Mediccal, LLC, a Silicon Valley-based consulting firm for start-up medical device companies
    • – Former Medical Director at Boston Scientific Corporation
    • – The first Japanese Medical Officer at the Center for Devices and Radiological Health, US FDA
    • – Fellow at Harvard Clinical Research Institute/Harvard Medical School in 2002
    • – Chief Operational Officer at the Center for Clinical Trials of Japanese Medical Association
    • – M.S. in Epidemiology from Harvard School of Public Health in 2002
    • – Certificate in General Management Program from Harvard Business School in 2010
    • – More than 10years’ experience in medical device development, including regulatory and clinical strategy
  • Tetsuya Watanabe

    DirectorTetsuya Watanabe

    • – Former Director of Clinical Development at Boston Scientific Japan Co., Ltd.
    • – Clinical development experience in the company spanning 30 years, including at Baxter, Genzyme Japan

    Director & Chief Business OfficerTaiki Ishikura

    • – Former Marketing Manager in New Domain Business at M3,Inc.
    • – Co-founder of Aqumen Biopharmaceutical, an ophthalmology biotech startup
    • – Studied at Stanford MBA, Applied Microbiology (BS) at Kyushu University
    • – Member of the Stanford Medicine X Innovation Sourcing Team (2012)

    Director & Chief Operating OfficerIn Guto

    • – Former Marketing Producer in Consumer Business at M3 ,Inc.
    • – Former Product Manager of the Business Development team at Livesense Inc.
    • – Area of expertise in IT and Web Business Development

    Marketing ManagerGaku Hiruta

    • – Former Product Manager at Zoetis (Pfizer’s spinoff)
    • – IESE Business School MBA

    U.S. COOHeita Ueshima

    • – Former Sales & Marketing Manager at JSR
    • – Area of expertise in Marketing, Channel Management, PMI, Business Development for IVD and Biologics products

    Director of Regulatory Affairs and Quality AssuranceTetsuo Murakami

    • – Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance professional in the medical device industry
    • – Began career as a pharmacist and then at Goodman KK and Cook Japan obtaining market approvals for various products ranging from Class I to Class IV devices. His experience also includes reimbursement and other clinical trials
    • – Strategic analysis and planning, building and implementing quality management system, and worldwide project management of clinical studies/li>
    • – Outside of the work, he engages as a member of The Japan Federation of Medical Devices Associations and MTJAPAN (Medical Technology Association of Japan)

    Senior Manager, Regulatory Affairs and Quality AssuranceSatoshi Nozoe

    • – Delivered 20+ New Product Registrations as Regulatory Affairs at J&J Japan
    • – Involved in Corporate Quality Standards implementation and Global ERP launch project as Quality & Compliance

    Director of Intellectual Property DepartmentMasahiro Shinoda

    • – Former Business Director at Astamuse Co., Ltd., an open innovation platform provider
    • – Chief IP Officer of Retina Research Institute Co., Ltd., a healthcare ICT startup
    • – Former Business Producer at Institute of immunology Co., Ltd., a biotech incubator
    • – Former Patent Consultant at Tokyo central patent firm
    • – Former UI/UX Architect and Database Engineer at Transcosmos Inc.
    • – Information Technology Strategist certified by METI.GO.JP

    Senior Director, Business DevelopmentMASAKATSU NOGUCHI

    • Masakatsu has a diverse work background with experiences in both startup and corporate business development fields. He was also the first person from Japan to be a member of the Abbott Asia Management Development Program. His Ph.D in Life Sciences from Kyoto University also allows him to bring a scientific perspective to JOMDD’s business development projects.
    • Work History
    • – Informatics Project Manager, APAC Area Marketing , Diagnostics Division, Abbott Laboratories(Singapore) Pte., Ltd. (Diagnostics drug, Equipment, Pharmaceutical product, and medical IT marketing)
    • – Marketing Manager, Diagnostics Division, Abbott Japan
    • – 2012 – 2016 Abbott Asia Management Developing Program
    • Education
    • – 2006 Ph.D Kyoto University, Life Sciences

    Business Development ManagerKeiji Kubo

    • – Former Senior Consultant at Roland Berger
    • – Involved in 40+ business development projects in healthcare industry

    Business Development SpecialistShotaro Asano

    • – Former Corporate Development at Recruit Holdings and Vice President of Recruit Strategic Partners
    • – Involved in 5+ investment deals in U.S specialized in Digital Health

    Sales SpecialistAndy Kato

    • – Former Business Development Manager at Medikit co. Ltd.,
    • – Specialty in KOL Management, Sales & Marketing for Medical Device
  • Takao Ohki

    Executive AdviserTakao Ohki, MD, PhD

    • – Chairman of the Department of Surgery, Professor and Chief of the Department of Vascular Surgery at Jikei University School of Medicine in Tokyo, Japan
    • – Former Professor of Vascular Surgery and former Director of the International Program of Excellence in Vascular Surgery at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York
    • – Chairman of the Japan Endovascular Symposium
    • – Selected as the “Best Doctor in NY” for the period of 2004-2006
    • – Named as “The Top 100 respected Japanese” by Newsweek Japan


Corporate AdviserMakoto Haruta
  • – Former Chairman at DeNA Co.,Ltd.
  • – Former club owner of the YOKOHAMA DeNA BAYSTARS
Senior AdviserMotonaga Tanaka
  • – Former President at Toray Medical, Co., Ltd.
  • – Former President at Toray Marketing & Sales
Medical & R&D AdviserFumiaki Ikeno, MD
  • – Engaged in early stage medical device R&D at Stanford University
  • – Animal testing specialist
  • – Area of specialization: non-clinical
510K Technology GroupKachi Enyinna
  • – Former FDA medical device reviewer
  • – Former Biomedical Engineer
  • – Experience in Regulatory Affairs over 11 years in the medical device industry
  • – Area of specialization: Regulatory Affairs (U.S.)
Patent AttorneyTakayuki Hirose
  • – Abe Ikubo Katayama law firm( in charge of the litigation and application)
  • – President, Hirose International Patent Office
  • – Area of specialization: intellectual property
Non-clinical study designEnora Rogers
  • – President, Enora Rogers, Inc.
  • – Former Neurovascular and Corporate R&D Groups, Cordis Corporation, J&J
  • – Area of specialization: Medical Device R&D, Quality Assurance
Marketing designDamon Lawson
  • – Co-Founder and Chief Revenue Officer (CRO), EZeeBUY
  • – Former Vice President, International Marketing, Hill-Rom,Co.,Inc.
  • – Former Director, Marketing, ASPJapan, J&J
  • – Area of Specialization: Global Marketing of Medical Devices


#601 Nihonbashi Life Science Building, 2-3-11 Nihonbashi-Honcho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 103-0023, JAPAN
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