Oulu’s friendship city Sendai invites companies to join HCR 2018 in Tokyo

Sendai, one of Oulu’s friendship cities, invites companies and academic institutions from the region to come to Japan and join the largest International Home Care and Rehabilitation Exhibition (HCR) in Asia. This event is expected to gather about 530 companies and 120,000 visitors this year. Rehabilitation equipment from all over the world will be presented for the 45th time.

The HCR exhibition is aimed at companies and academic institutions from the region, which operate in the home care and rehabilitation sector; especially those interested in robotics and serious games.

Time: 10-12 October 2018
Place: Tokyo Big Sight, East Hall 1-8


7.10 Flight Oulu-Helsinki-Tokyo/Narita
8.10 Arrival in Tokyo/Narita and transportation to your hotel
9.10 Final booth preparations at Tokyo Big Sight
10-12.10 HCR 2017 at Tokyo Big Sight (participation is obligatory)
13.10 Flight Tokyo/Narita-Helsinki-Oulu

Sendai, in cooperation with Finland Wellbeing Center, offers an opportunity to participate in the fair by joining a shared booth.

The city of Sendai covers:

  • expenses of a shared booth of 27 or 36m2 for 5-6 participants (including booth design and construction)
  • a participation fee
  • on-site support by Sendai staff

Participants cover:

  • travel, accommodation and transportation expenses
  • cost of product and marketing material delivery to Tokyo Big Sight

Everyone interested in this event is warmly welcome to register before 26 March (Mon) by sending an e-mail to a contact person Takako Uchida.

For more information, please visit the event website.


Contact person:

Takako Uchida (ENG)
Coordinator, International Affairs, BusinessOulu

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