Our company specializes in healthcare market research,
and can provide translation/transcription services
as well as create discussion guides and reports as requested.
We provide English to Japanese and Japanese to English translation services
targeting physicians, hospitals, pharmaceutical companies,
advertising companies, publishing companies and universities.

Marketing Field

Market research, Advertisement, Marketing strategy, Analysis

Consumer Field

Mobile phones, Foods and beverages, Apparel, Cosmetics, Toiletries, Baby products, Toys, Pet products

Medical Field

General medicine, Medical devices, Pharmaceuticals, OTCs, Medical/testing techniques, Healthcare administration

Breast cancer, Cervical cancer, Colorectal cancer (Colon cancer), Leukemia, Liver cancer, Lung cancer, Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, Pancreatic cancer, Prostate cancer, Renal cancer, Cancer-related pain

Infectious Diseases:
Bacterial infection such as MRSA, HIV/AIDS, Influenza, Type A influenza, Mycosis, Respiratory infection, Sepsis, Sexually transmitted diseases, Viral infection, Vaccines

Cardiovascular Diseases:
Hypertension, Dyslipidemia (Hyperlipidemia), Interventional cardiology, Heart failure

Respiratory Diseases:
Asthma, Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH)

Endocrine/Metabolic Diseases:
Diabetes, Obesity

Hepatic/Biliary Tract Diseases:
Cirrhosis, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C

Renal Diseases:
Dialysis, Renal failure

Gynecological Diseases:
Contraceptives, Hormone replacement therapy, Menopause

Neurological Diseases:
Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)

Ophthalmological Diseases:
Glaucoma, Diabetic retinopathy, Age-related maculopathy

Other Disease Areas:
Rhinitis, Rheumatoid arthritis, Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), Erectile dysfunction, Incontinence, Psoriasis, Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH), Multiple sclerosis, Burger’s disease, Systemic lupus erythematosus, Immunology, Clinical pharmacology, Genetics, Geriatrics, Pathology, etc.

Service Flow

Our work process

1. Request for Free Cost Estimate

(If possible, please send us the actual file requiring translation)
Details regarding the number of words and contents are required to provide an estimate.
If necessary, we will follow-up by telephone.

2. Confirm Estimate

The cost estimate will be sent via email along with details regarding the delivery date

3. Official Order

Please provide us a response via email or send us a purchase order. Verbal requests will not be accepted.

4. Begin Translation

5. Check Translation

6. Deliver Final Documents

7. Confirm Contents and Respond to Any Inquiries Regarding the Translation

8. Payment


Our list of charges.

Please note that the rates are rough indications.
A final quotation will be provided based on study specification, difficulties, etc.

Service Content Rate
Translation General materials: JPN⇔ENG 15 yen~ / word
Specialized materials: JPN⇔ENG 20 yen~ / word
Hourly rates: JPN⇔ENG 3,000 yen~ / hour
Request for translation within 24 hours +50%
Transcription IDI (60 minutes) without translation 8,000 yen~ / interview
FGI (2 hours) without translation 30,000 yen~ / group
Hourly rates charged if translation from audio is required 3,000 yen~/ hour
Analysis 60 minute Quantitative interview 7,000 yen~ / interview
60 minute Qualitative interview 10,000 yen~ / interview
Report*1 Quantitative study 7,000 yen X no. of samples + 100,000 yen
Qualitative study 10,000 yen X no. of samples + 150,000 yen
Translation checks General materials: JPN⇔ENG 5 yen~ / word
Specialized materials: JPN⇔ENG 7 yen~ / word

*1 Rates will vary depending on sample size, study specification, length of interviews, etc.

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations require a 2 day advance notice or they will be subject to the following charges.

Cancellation Notification Cancellation fee as % of total order
Within 48 hours 50%
Within 24 hours 100%

Company Info

This is what we are.

We are a group of skilled translators with a background in biology and medicine.
We aim to satisfy our customers’ needs in an accurate, prompt, and flexible manner
by utilizing skills necessary in market research.
Not only do we provide translation services,
we also can deliver detailed, analytical reports for market research studies.
Editing by medical professionals can be provided for specialized medical fields.

Company Overview

Company name TransLiaison LLC
Established August 2014
Location 3-3-10 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Representative Mitsuko Aelvoet Eto
Business Area Translation of market research related documents

Corporate Policy

As globalization is becoming widespread in various fields, worldwide connections on a business and personal level is crucial even in medicine which affects our daily lives. Understanding each other’s thoughts and expressions is vital when “connecting with the world”; however, there are many situations where such opportunities are lost as barriers in language makes understanding one another time consuming and can lead to “misunderstandings”. Our company aims to bridge such difficulties by providing individuals including healthcare professionals, patients and consumers the power to communicate their intentions clearly.

Introducing the Representative

Educational Background

University of Virginia (VA, USA)

Major: Biology (Concentration in Molecular Biology and Genetics)

Circadian Rhythm Laboratory
  • • Conducted experiments to determine whether various time periods in the dark cycle affected circadian rhythm shifts
  • • Performed statistical analysis on the gathered data using Matlab and Excel
Molecular Biology Laboratory Research
  • Conducted analysis using various molecular biology techniques such as PCR, RACE and electrophoresis gels

Professional Experience

Written translation
  • • Translation of proposals, discussion guides, product profiles, analytical results, reports
  • • Besides market research related documents, also translate advertisements, press releases, clinical trial results and medical papers
Verbal translation
  • • Verbal translation for laboratory accreditation 3 times a year
  • • Verbal translation for external and internal business meetings
  • • Responsible for the launch of a project, including designing proposals and questionnaires/discussion guides, directing workflow, analysis of data collected, preparing reports and giving presentations in both English and Japanese
  • • In regards to data analysis, have experience analyzing qualitative and quantitative data as well as conjoint analysis and analysis for forecasting models
  • • For medical fields, have experience conducting multi-country studies targeting physicians, nurses and patients as well as Competitive Intelligence studies


Get in touch with us.

Location: 3-3-10 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo JAPAN
Tel: +81-3-4405-7370 Fax: 050-3730-1627
Email: info@transliaison.com