For digital health startups willing to scale up in the Asia Pacific Region

VNU Asia Pacific is a joint venture between Jaarbeurs from the Netherlands and TCC Group in Bangkok. We have been creating powerful marketplaces in the region through meaningful knowledge, trade and meeting platforms, which identify our core business as part of VNU Group.

We look forward to supporting local economic revival on Q4 this year by organizing valuable knowledge, trade and meeting platforms at Bio Asia Pacific 2020 that will be held at BITEC. It will be co-organized with TCELS (Thailand Center of Excellence for Life Sciences) and co-located with the 10th Year Anniversary celebration of Thailand LAB INTERNATIONAL on 28-30 October 2020.

If you feel like going back to how the feeling was when face-to-face interactions were the primary option to do business, you may refer to our VTR in 2019.

With the profile of the Kingdom as the “medical hub” and “Bio Hub” in the ASEAN region, Thailand is undoubtedly a very attractive investment landscape. With the    Thailand 4.0 economic model, the country is totally committed to encouraging innovations in various key industries, prioritising the medical and biotech industries.

What’s in it for you? 

International start-ups can be connected with Thai BISPA or Thai Business Incubators and Science Parks Association, which aims to assist entrepreneurs or start-ups in commercializing and supporting their products or services.

Apart from Thai-BISPA, start-ups can also scale up their international presence by bringing their networks to a new level – with the presence of associations like PREMA (Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers’ Association), TCELS (Thailand Center of Excellence for Life Sciences) boasting of members like Pfizer Thailand, Abbott Laboratories, Novartis Thailand, Siam Bioscience, Bionet-Asia and more.

Selected start-ups joining us can also be market disruptors by presenting their game-changing technologies and ideas through speaking opportunities at our Bio Square.

Concerned about your safety? 

We’ve got the answer. We are going to regain our trade visitors’ confidence by working closely with TCEB for obtaining SHA certification before we are allowed to organize our events in Q4. We are going to implement social distancing measures, strict hygiene procedures, number of visitors allowed per square meter, mandatory usage of masks and temperature screening at entry points and utilisation of heat maps.

How much?

You may enjoy the benefits of our Start-Up Challenger Package free of charge if you are the first registrant from the digital start-ups community of R2GConnect. This limited special offer runs until 10 July 2020.

Next 3 succeeding start-ups can enjoy a complimentary 2-night hotel accommodation in addition to the perks of the Start-Up Challenger Package, which is a 1 sq m pod at the Bio Square; branding privileges, logo in all of our marketing collaterals and assisted business matchmaking services for only $1,000 USD. A selected few can be a speaker or be involved in our panel discussions at the Bio Square.

Feel free to let us know how we can serve you better in our event. We are highly welcoming suggestions on how we can shape the programme to make it relevant to your needs/objectives.



  • Digital Health Start-ups
  • Willing to scale up in the Asia Pacific region
  • Innovative product




Briefing Facts
Apply until 10.07.20
Conferences, Pitching & Networking
3 days
Bangkok, TH


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