Innovation & Science

Original Research & Development

Pharmaceutical business R&D

Providing breakthrough
treatments for patients
around the world

In the field of pharmaceuticals, we prioritize our efforts on the development of treatments for psychiatric diseases, neurologic diseases and oncology. Additional areas are cardio-renal and nephrology, gastrointestinal, infectious diseases, ophthalmology and dermatology.

In pursuit of the development of unique compounds, we have established a global R&D network that spans Japan, Europe, the U.S. and China, and leverages the individual strengths of academic institutes and venture companies.

About our pharmaceutical business

Nutraceuticals business R&D

Developing products to maintain and improve peoples' health around the world

Utilizing the scientific expertise accumulated in our pharmaceutical business, we have developed a range of unique consumer products for the maintenance and improvement of health.

Upon launch, products such as POCARI SWEAT, based on the concept of a "drinkable IV solution", Calorie Mate, which provides five essential nutrients, and SOYJOY, packed with the nutrition of soybeans, all established new markets. In recent years, our research has focused on women's health and extending people's healthy life spans.

About our nutraceutical business