The selected researcher will be working with the British Embassy colleagues to:
- Identify priority sub-sectors and key opportunities for the British Business in Japan, evaluate UK capabilities of entering the Japanese market and identify the barriers.
- Quantify the potential opportunities to UK business of different intervention.
- Identify other areas where UK/Japan are natural allies and propose/implement areas for further collaboration or overcoming any blockages – both through ongoing UK/Japan work (eg dialogue, seminars, joint research, etc) and/or further multilateral interventions.
The required outputs:
A written report in English, with presentation of interim findings by End-November 2017, and final report by End-December.
The report would need to be based on existing knowledge of the UK and Japan healthcare world – from both private and public sector perspectives.
Guidance on bidding:
Please send your technical proposal including explanation of how you would undertake the task, CV and estimate of costs to: Yuki.Saito@fco.gsi.gov.uk
Email title should be: “Call for bids: the Healthcare sector research”
The deadline for submitting full bids is 17.00 (JST) on Thursday 30 November.
Please contact Yuki.Saito@fco.gsi.gov.uk for any enquiries.
Technical proposal should include: Outline of the Study, Methodology, Timeline & Expected output. Cost estimates should include unit cost (e.g. budget/day x working days x author(s)).