Market research for healthcare professionals
in Japan

What we do


Online surveys

  • We deliver over 2000 projects per year using only our proprietary panel.
  • Last year alone we achieved over 1000 cancer studies (including 70 hemophilia studies).
  • Consultancy and advice to ensure your survey is appropriately tailored for the Japanese market.

Focus Groups

In-Depth Interviews

Telephone Depth Interviews

Web-Assisted Telephone Interviews

  • Over 300 physician respondent recruitments in the last year.
  • A comprehensive service, including the provision of highly experienced moderators in all major Japanese cities.
  • Appropriate methodologies which fits well with your study objectives.

Examples of what we have achieved;


Study topics Number of Qualified
Fielding Time
Hemophilia 130 10 days
Rheumatoid Arthritis 360 7 days
Parkinson's disease 330 5 days
Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) 200 4 days
Colorectal cancer 200 3 days


Study topics Methodologies Number of Interviews
EGFR in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) In-Depth Interview 15
Malignant tumor Telephone Depth Interview 12
Glaucoma Focus Group 12
Hemophilia Telephone Depth Interview 8
Metastatic breast cancer Telephone Depth Interview 7

Who we are

Largest verified physician panel in Japan


M3, Inc. maintains professional relationships with over 250,000 verified Japanese physicians, which accounts for about 80% of the total physician workforce in Japan. We also have connections to ~120,000 pharmacists, ~80,000 nurses and other healthcare professionals in Japan.
We have healthcare experts ready for quantitative and qualitative research, providing our client’s access to the largest healthcare community in Japan. We tailor market-leading, comprehensive solutions to your methodology. With over 15 years’ experience building and managing our large panel, along with ISO 26362 certification and compliance, you can rest assured your projects are in the best hands.

Focus on healthcare market research

Since we work solely in healthcare, we have the fastest delivery times and guarantee quality to our clients.
We are trusted by major global pharmaceutical companies, market research companies and consulting firms for whom reliable data, often with a rapid turnaround, is essential for success in the healthcare industry.

Trusted company, endorsed by global brands

  • We are a Japanese company listed on the 1st section of Tokyo Stock Exchange Market #2413, audited by Pricewaterhouse Coopers.
  • You can also see how we're performing via Bloomberg - see the details
  • M3 was named #5 in the Forbes 2017 Most Innovative Growth Companies in the World list - see the detailsM3 was named #5 in the Forbes 2017 Most Innovative Growth Companies in the World list

Our panel

Reliable, relevant data

We give you access to reliable, relevant data, as our panel is closely mapped to, and representative of universe sizes in the following categories:

  • Facility settings (General Practitioner Vs Hospital Physicians)
  • Age groups
  • Specialties

Facility settings (General Practitioner Vs Hospital Physicians)

Split of General Practitioner/ Hospital Physician

※divided by 100 beds

Split of General Practitioner/ Hospital Physician Chart

Age groups

Split of age groups

Age groups Chart



Specialties Chart

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M3, Inc.
Akasaka Intercity 10th floor
1-11-44 Akasaka
Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0052 JAPAN

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