lab_research1Many small or medium-sized Japanese and US companies looking for overseas expansion, strategic technology partnerships or other types of cross-border collaboration do not have the time or resources to perform extensive searches for suitable candidates.

Insight InterAsia’s Strategic Investment Research Services (SIRS) provides expertise in the scouting and identification of vital partners for Japan-US or US-Japan technology business activities. Our staff are first and foremost technologists with extensive scientific and engineering backgrounds who can understand and identify mission-critical technology which is relevant to your goals. We have a deep understanding of the differences in management philosophy and strategic undertakings between US and Japanese companies. We are also seasoned business managers who have on-the-ground direct experience in Japan and the US. We can bridge the cultural divide to obtain lucrative results for all parties involved.

SIRS specializes in the following technology areas: semiconductor, nanotechnology, microsystems (MEMS), photonics, sensors, photovoltaics, biomedical devices, pharma, robotics, cleantech, advanced materials, automotive, aerospace, transportation, and energy.

SIRS provides customized, effective high-value services in the following areas:

  • Search and identification of suitable M&A candidates – USA pre-M&A scouting for clients in Japan looking to buy US companies, business units, and/or intellectual property.
  • Representation to VC or funding groups for North America-based start-up projects – Assist in creating and refining business plans or presentingproposals to appropriate groups who may be interested in funding your expansion
  • Representation of clients seeking to establish strategic R&D or Manufacturing activity in collaboration with North American companies – Identify companies with the infrastructure to develop or manufacture critical aspects of your product and its technology
  • Targeted analysis of R&D activity and technology assets – Examine ongoing research and development, technology holdings, future R&D directions or other aspects of client selected companies
  • Technology and business development site visits – Arrange introductory meetings to discuss business and technology cooperation prospects

Contact us to start a discussion about how we can help you in the US market.