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About Vorpal Technologies
Vorpal is a full-service virtual subsidiary, enabling international MedTech innovators to enter Japan on their own terms with transparency, confidence and optionality. Vorpal delivers expert solutions in opportunity assessment, clinical development, regulatory affairs, reimbursement, quality and safety management, supply chain and commercialization.
Vorpal Technologies K.K.
3-3-16 Nihonbashi Hongokucho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo , Japan
Regulatory and Reimbursement Strategy
Clinical Trial Management
Health Economics and Market Access
Designated Marketing Authorization Holder (D-MAH) services
Import and Sales of Medical Devices, In-Vitro Diagnostics (IVD)
Distributor Selection and Management
Post Marketing Surveillance (PMS) studies
KOL Relationship Management
Subsidiary Establishment and Business Advisory
We maintain internal and external relationships built on common goals, mutual respect, open communication, trust and teamwork
We approach problems with a positive attitude, acting on needs and opportunities to deliver inspired solutions
We are self-starters who mobilize our knowledge, expertise, diligence, and networks to ensure successful execution
Robert E. Claar
Rob Claar co-founded Vorpal Technologies in 2013 to help create solutions for Japan’s device lag and become the premier pathway into Japan for innovative MedTech solutions.
-Vorpal is a full-service virtual subsidiary, enabling overseas medtech innovators to enter Japan on their own terms with transparency, confidence and optionality. Vorpal delivers expert solutions in clinical development, regulatory affairs, reimbursement, quality and safety management, logistics and market development.
-Prior to Vorpal, Rob founded Junicon K.K., a healthcare market research and strategy consulting firm. Junicon now has a global reach with offices in the US and Europe and strong affiliations in all major markets.
-Rob has nearly three decades of experience in healthcare innovation management, opportunity assessment, strategy development and implementation. He is passionate about developing innovative solutions for access to Japan’s healthcare market.
Ben has two decades of experience in strategy development, marketing, and operations, and has commercialized and marketed best-in-class medical products globally and in Japan.
As GM at Vorpal Technologies, he consulted overseas healthcare innovators and launched Vorpal Women’s Health, a Vorpal commercial entity sold in 2017.
His forte and personal mission is creating new businesses for the betterment of patient care. Ben holds an MBA from the University of Southern California.
Hitoshi has 30 years of leadership experience in the life science industry including both large and venture biotech and pharmaceutical companies in executive management, finance, business development, and commercial roles.
Hitoshi’s background as a research scientist and financial professional make him a hands-on manager in biotech startups. He is experienced in private equity fundraising and IPO preparation and holds MBA & USCPA qualifications.