Meet Japanese companies in the EU  as of January 2019


 Asahi Kasei Pharma     

For in-licensing
•pain & neurodegenerative disorders
•autoimmune diseases
•muscular diseases
•bone diseases
•critical care

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Astellas Pharma Inc  

•Immunoscience, ophthalmology,otology,

•musculoskeletal diseases, protein homeostasis,

•RNA Functional, modulation, extracellular vesicles/

exosomes, senescence, gene therapy and  gene editing, biologics

It  will be renewed in August.

Contact the Centre for the details.

EA Pharma  Co., Ltd  

Gastrointestinal disease

Wishlist of EA Pharma  Co., Ltd
JT Pharma Therapeutic Areas

•Metabolic /Cardiovascular Diseases

•Autoimmune Diseases,CNS

•Other Diseases

Contact the Centre for the details.
JT Pharma Drug Discovery Technology Interests

•Technologies for Drug Target Identification

•In Silico Drug Discovery Technologies (including AI):

•Hit and Lead Generation Technologies

•Emerging Discovery Technologies for small molecules

•Techniques and research tools for CNS translational research

•Bioinformatics Technologies

Contact the Centre for the details.


Asahi Kasei Pharma  Pharmaceutical R&D, Manufacturing,Sales

Chronic pain, rheumatoid arthritis, emergency medicine, and bones and cartilage

Research collaboration/

License agreement

BNA Inc.  Research-use reagents including chemicals, nuclei acids, proteins, and antibodies Bridged Nucleic Acids, Amidites, Oligos, Oligonucleotide

Commercial agreement with technical assistance/

License agreement/Research cooperation agreement

BrightPath Biotherapeutics Co., Ltd  Drug and drug discovery Cancer cell, Immuno-modulatory antibody License agreement
EA Pharma  Co., Ltd  Pharmaceutical Drug discovery and development Gastrointestinal disease

License agreement/ Research cooperation agreement

Hamamatsu Pharma Research, Inc  Drug discovery support and contract services Nonhuman primate disease models, Preclinical Services agreement
ID Pharma Co., Ltd.  Drug and drug discovery Gene therapy, Regenerative medicine

License agreement

iHeart Japan Corporation  Drug discovery support and contract service Cardiomyocytes made from iPS cells

Import-Export Commercial agreement/

Manufacturing and Sales License agreement

Interprotein Corporation  Biotech Protein-protein interaction, ubiquitin-proteasome system, in silico screening, artificial intelligence, activity prediction

Research Cooperation agreement/

Technical cooperation agreement/

License agreemen/

Financial agreement

Kaken Pharmaceutical Co.,Ltd  Pharmaceuticals, Medical devices Dermatology, Orthopedics, Perioperative, Niche

Commercial agreement with technical assistance/

License agreement/

Research cooperation agreement

KOKEN Co.,Ltd Biotech / Medical Medical-grade collagen

Research cooperation agreement/

Technical cooperation agreement

Kringle Pharma, Inc.  Drug development, clinical stage Recombinant human hepatocyte growth factor, Spinal cord injury, ALS, Acute kidney injury, Vocal fold scar

License agreement/

Co-development agreement

KYODO INTERNATIONAL., INC.  Distribution sévices microfluidics, MEMS, nano-microfabrication, photolithography, optical, thin film Distribution service
Kyoto Research Park Corp.  Startup Incubation and open innovation support  

Commercial agreement with technical assistance/

Financial agreement

Kyushu Medical Co., Ltd.  Animal feed Probiotics, Poultry, Feed additive

Distribution service

Lilac Pharma  Drug and drug development  Lipid nanoparticle, Liposome, Micelle

Commercial agreement with technical assistance/

License agreement/Joint venture

M Bio Technology Inc.  Drug and drug discovery  Vaccine,  Diagnostics, Precision Prevention Therapy, Autoimmune Disease, Infectious Diseases

Commercial agreement with technical assistance/

Financial agreement/License agreement/

Research cooperation agreement/

Technical cooperation agreement

Momotaro-Gene Inc.   Drug and drug discovery  Tumour, Cancer immunity, Gene therapy

License agreement

Nippon Shinyaku Co., Ltd.  Manufacture and sale of pharmaceutical  Urology, Haematological malignancy, Gynecology, Otorhinolaryngology, Intractable and Rare Diseases

Commercial agreement with technical assistance/

License agreement

Okinawa Protein Tomography Ltd.   Drug and drug discovery support and contract services Macromolecular imaging, Cryo EM, single particle, single molecule, molecular analysis, 3D molecular visualization

Commercial agreement/

Distribution service

OP Bio Factory Co., Ltd.  Drug discovery support and contract group Bio-diversity, Library of natural materials

Service agreement

Rhelixa,Inc.  Drug discovery support and contract services  Genome

Service agreement

SANWA KAGAKU KENKYUSHO CO.,LTD  Pharmaceutical manufacturing 

Small-molecule therapeutics

neurological diseases, or its specific complications

Acute kidney injury (AKI)

Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD)

Dialysis-related diseases

Supportive care in cancer


License agreement/

Research cooperation agreement/

Joint venture agreement

SEEDSUPPLY INC. Biotech/Pharmaceutical Compound/Protein library, High-Throughput Screening, Binding compounds, Binding Proteins

Services agreement

SENTAN Pharma Inc.  Drug and drug discovery  Nanoparticle, Cardiovascular

License agreement

SetsuroTech Inc.  Drug discovery support and contract services Genome editing, Animal eggs

Service agreement

Takara Bio Inc.  Drug and drug discovery  Cell, Gene therapy

License agreement

Tokyo Future Style  Distributor /Services provider Regenerarive medicine, Cancer reserch, Emerging-reemerging infectious diseases, Nanoparticles Commercial agency agreement
Ube Industries, Ltd.  Drug discovery  Small Molecule, Drug Discovery, Out-licensing

License agreement

Japanese Company 1  Trading Lab equipment / regenerative medicine

Distribution services agreement


CLUSTER Subsector Region
Fukuoka Bio Cluster Project (Kurume)   Kyushu
Kansai Bio Cluster    Kansai
King Sky Front (Kawasaki-City)   Kanto
Kobe Biomedical Innovation Cluster(FBRI)   Kansai
Kyoto Research Park   Kansai
Medical Cluster City Sapporo   Hokkaido
Metropolitan Bio Network Japan    Kanto
Osaka Bio Headquarters   Kansai
Tottori Bio Frontier    Chugoku


Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development(AMED) All Japan
Japan Bioindustry Association (JBA) All Japan
KYUSHU UNIVERSITY Center for Clinical and Translational Research(CCTR) Kyushu