Press Release

GMO Research Starts Global Online Medical Research Service,
Signs Strategic Partnership
with GLocal Mind


Tokyo, Japan – August 27, 2015 - Asia’s premier market research solution platform provider, GMO Research, Inc., and multi-mode healthcare data collection specialist GLocal Mind Inc, have entered into a strategic business alliance. GMO Research will be able to conduct medical research surveys on five continents targeting more than 50 medical specialists. This is the first alliance of its kind for GMO Research with a global medical data collection company.

Takashi Ito, Chief Operating Officer at GMO Research comments on the alliance stating, “Global outlook estimates that 10% of the world’s population will be 65+ years old by 2018, and health care spending in developing countries will comprise of 32% of the world’s spend. Therefore, we anticipate a rise in need for market research services in the healthcare sector. We are honored to combine our panel platform and the medical panel of GLocal Mind, leveraging both our strengths to meet the highest demands of our clients.”

GLocal Mind Managing Partner Sandeep Sankhla is also excited about the new business. Mr. Sankhla states “Technology has enabled both the organizations to benefit from this alliance. GMO Research can now securely get access to GLocal Mind panel. This step is inline with our vision to be able to increase our busienss without having to proportionately increase our operational man power.”

About GLocal Mind
GLocal Mind is a multi-mode healthcare data collection company supporting clients with their global quantitative and qualitative healthcare market research needs. We have an in-house panel of 700,000+ healthcare and allied healthcare professionals in 70+ countries across Latin America, US, Canada, EU5, APAC and Middle East.

About GMO Research
GMO Research, Inc. (TSE:3695) is a one-stop research solution platform provider. Offering full-service capabilities spanning across all industries and powered by one of the largest panels in Asia, we make research easy through seamless bilingual communication and solutions that cater to our clients’ needs. In addition to the traditional qualitative and quantitative methodologies, we also offer a number of proprietary methodologies including Eye Tracking, Scanamind, Mobile Research, MROC, and more.

GMO Internet Group
GMO Internet Group is an Internet services industry leader, developing and operating Japan’s most widely used domain, hosting & cloud, ecommerce, security, and payment solutions. The Group also comprises the world’s largest online FX trading platform, as well as online advertising, Internet media, and mobile entertainment products. GMO Internet, Inc. (TSE: 9449) is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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