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101 Top Tokyo Pharmaceutical Companies and Startups

This article showcases our top picks for the best Tokyo based Pharmaceutical companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Pharmaceutical industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Tokyo Pharmaceutical Startups

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LUCA Science

LUCA Science

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LUCA Science develops innovative treatments intended for mitochondrial and related diseases.

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SanBio is a regenerative medicine company.

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SymBio Pharmaceuticals

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SymBio Pharmaceuticals develops therapeutic products for cancer, hematology, and autoimmune diseases.

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Modulus Discovery

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Modulus Discovery is a drug discovery company.

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HekaBio

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HekaBio is a comprehensive ecosystem for accelerating healthcare innovations in Japan and Asia Pacific

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Gene Techno Science

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Gene Techno Science is engaged in the research and development of biopharmaceutical products and biosimilars in Japan.

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Anaeropharma Science

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Anaeropharma is a biopharmaceutical company engaged in research and development.

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Rena Therapeutics

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Rena Therapeutics is a creation of new nucleic acid drugs realized by third platform technology

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Peptidream

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Peptidream is a biopharmaceutical company.

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SOCIUM Inc

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SOCIUM is an AI-powered drug discovery and development company focused on first-in-class small molecules.

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GlyTech

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GlyTech is a responsibility of the company to protect personal information in its business activities.

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Herbal-i

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Herbal-i provides an online e-commerce platform for pharmaceutical products.

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TMS

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A Tokyo-based clinical-stage biotech company. Lead program TMS-007 (acute ischemic stroke) is partnered with Biogen.

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Japanese Organization for Medical Device Development

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Japanese Organization for Medical Device Development is a research and development company of medical equipment.

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Cytlimic

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CYTLIMIC is a biotechnology company that develops immunotherapy products for the treatment of cancer, including a cancer peptide vaccine.

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M-Box

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M-Box provides IT solutions to the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries and operates web services.

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ClinCloud

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ClinCloud is a company that develops medical supplies and offers software related to monitoring and reporting safety.

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A-zas

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A-zas provides marketing and promotional services for pharmaceutical companies.

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Veritas In Silico

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Veritas In Silico is a start-up to research and sales of pharmaceuticals.

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Order-made Medical Research

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Order -made Medical Research is a biotech company promoting technology development that revolutionize therapeutic antibodies.

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Micron

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Micron is an imaging CRO company.

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Kinopharma

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Kinopharma is a development-type bio-venture established to commercialize kinase inhibitors mainly for clinical application.

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Chromocenter

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Chromocenter is a next generation biopharmaceuticals Manufacturing company.

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CLIPLA

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CLIPLA recognizes the importance of protecting personal information and the social nature of medical-related businesses.

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Eisai

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Eisai is a human health care company that provides products and services to its patients and their families under any healthcare system.

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Molcure

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Molcure is a high-speed, high-quality, high-variation antibody screening & design system combining biology, automation and bioinformatics

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Kyowa Kirin

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Kyowa Kirin is a pharmaceutical company contributing to human health and well-being of people around the world.

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Tupac Bio

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Intuitively design your DNA, share your designs with collaborators, and perform and analyze your high-throughput screens.

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Teijin

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Teijin is a chemical, pharmaceutical and information technology company.

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Otsuka Pharmaceutical

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Otsuka Pharmaceutical is a pharmaceutical company that manufactures, sells, exports, and imports pharmaceuticals.

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Orphan Disease Treatment Institute

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Orphan Disease Treatment Institute develops a treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

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KINS

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KINS is a health supplement company.

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Taisho Pharmaceutical Holdings

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Taisho Pharmaceutical Holdings is a Pharmaceutical company.

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Sumitomo Chemical

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Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd. is a Japanese company that produces and markets various types of chemicals.

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Japan Tobacco

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Japan Tobacco operates diverse businesses across the tobacco, pharmaceutical, and processed food sectors.

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ID Pharma

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ID Pharma specializes in the pharmaceutical and genetic medicine business.

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Kaken Pharmaceutical

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Kaken Pharmaceutical is a specialty pharmaceutical company that develops and commercializes novel pharmaceuticals and medical devices.

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Novartis Pharma

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Novartis Pharma is the Japanese subsidiary of Novartis Pharmaceuticals, a world-leading healthcare company based in Basel, Switzerland

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Nissan Chemical Industries

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A first chemical fertilizer manufacturer, by Meiji Period visionaries Jokichi Takamine, Eiichi Shibusawa and Takashi Masuda

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Kyowa Kirin

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Kyowa Hakko Kirin Co is a Japanese pharmaceutical and biotechnology company that specializes in healthcare.

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Taiho Pharmaceutical Co

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Taiho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. is engaged in the research

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Ube Industries

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Ube is group made up of some 140 companies that cover a diverse range of business activities, including many companies that are industries.

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Arigen Pharmaceuticals

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Arigen Pharmaceuticals is a Japanese drug discovery and development company working on new molecular entities for infectious diseases.

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Sawai

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Sawai is the japanese generic pharmaceuticals manufacturer.

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Shin Nippon Biomedical Laboratories (SNBL)

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Shin Nippon Biomedical Laboratories (SNBL), was founded in Kagoshima as Japan’s first contract research organization in 1957.

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Oncolys BioPharma

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Oncolys BioPharma develops breakthrough therapy and diagnostics in cancer treatment from early to late stage.

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Medipal Holdings

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Medipal Holdings is a holding company that engages in the sale of pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, and daily necessities.

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Zenyaku Kogyo

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Zenyaku Kogyo is a privately-held Japanese pharmaceutical company.

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BI Medical

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BI Medical specializes in healthcare and other medical solutions for clients in Japan.

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JUS

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JUS is a unified drug information management system for hospital, pharmacies and pharmacy departments.

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AYUMI Pharmaceutical

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AYUMI Pharmaceutical is a specialty pharmaceutical company manufactures and sells a portfolio of drug products.

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Kyoritsu Seiyaku

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Kyoritsu Seiyaku is a pharmaceutical company that handles veterinary medicines and vaccines for companion animals such as dogs and cats.

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Pfizer

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Pfizer manufactures, and markets pharmaceutical products.

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CareNet

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CareNet is a marketing company providing various solutions to pharma companies through the management of media.

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CBC Group

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CBC Group imports and exports synthetic resins, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, foods, electronics components, and optical equipments.

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Mochida Pharmaceutical

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Mochida Pharmaceutical is a healthcare company provides pharmaceuticals, healthcare products, and medical equipment businesses.

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Aska Pharmaceutical

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Aska Pharmaceutical produces, wholesales, imports, and exports medical equipment and medical drugs for human and veterinary use.

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Meiji Seika Pharma

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Meiji Seika Pharma engages in the manufacturing and sales of ethical pharmaceuticals, agricultural chemicals and veterinary drugs.

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Welcia

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Welcia is a drugstore chain management company.

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Fuji Pharma

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Fuji Pharma is a pharmaceutical company mainly engaged in the manufacture and sale of prescription based pharmaceutical products.

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Nestle Health Science

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Nestlé Health Sciences is an organization that offers innovative health management solutions through nutrition therapy.

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Japan Pharmaceutical Information Center

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Japan Pharmaceutical Information Center is a drug information database construction company.

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Toa Eiyo

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Toa Eiyo is a Specialized Company in Cardiovascular field.

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Kyorin Pharmaceutical

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Kyorin Pharmaceutical is a medical company that sells and manufactures quasi drugs and prescription medicines.

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FUJIFILM Toyama

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FUJIFILM provides total solutions for “Diagnosis” and “Treatment”.

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Nippi

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Nippi is a biotechnology company that engages with the research and manufacturing of collagen, leather, gelatin and related bio-products.

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AETAS Pharma

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AETAS Pharma is a pharmaceutical company that specializes in research and development and licensing.

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Smithers Viscient

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Smithers Viscient is a global Contract Research Organization (CRO) providing environmental testing, toxicolog.

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A2 Healthcare

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A2 Healthcare offers clinical development, post-marketing surveillance, and clinical research services.

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EPS Holdings

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EPS Holdings contributes to the health industry by focusing on drug development.

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HuLA immune Co., Ltd.

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HuLA immune Co., Ltd. is a biotechnology & pharmaceutical firm delivering innovative medicines for intractable diseases.

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Essential Pharma

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Essential Pharma provided on this site is created for the purpose of providing information on our ethical drugs to medical professionals

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Toho Holdings

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Toho Holdings focuses on pharmaceutical wholesale business, dispensing pharmacy business, and pharmaceutical manufacturing business.

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frogwell corporation

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Frogwell is the environment surrounding pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers company

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Hakugen Earth Co

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Hakugen Earth Co includes the manufacturing, fabricating, or processing of drugs in pharmaceutical preparations for human or veterinary use.

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Nihon Medi-Physics Co

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Nihon Medi-Physics Co is operates in the diagnostic nuclear medicine industry.

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Cosmo Bio

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Cosmo Bio provides products and information to laboratories, research institutes, life-science education and testing organizations.

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SMC Laboratories, Inc.

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SMC is the Global Specialty CRO focuses on Non-clinical trial in Inflammation and Fibrosis

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Otsuka Pharmaceutical

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Otsuka Pharmaceutical is the provider of pharmaceutical and nutraceutical products.

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DATA iNDEX

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DATA iNDEX specializes in the development, research, and sales of pharmaceutical product databases.

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Kyorin

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Kyorin is a manufactures and sells prescription medicines and quasi drugs.

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Miyarisan Pharmaceutical

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Miyarisan Pharmaceutical is a manufacturing, fabricating, or processing of drugs in pharmaceutical preparations for human or veterinary use.

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Eiken Chemical

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Eiken Chemical is a manufacturer of clinical diagnostics that provides reliable products and services.

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Cosmos Pharmaceutical Corp

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Cosmos Pharmaceutical Corp is a company primarily engaged in the operation of drug stores

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Japan BCG Laboratory

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Japan BCG Laboratory is the sole supplier of this vaccine in Japan.

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Summit Pharmaceuticals International

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This company provides drug discovery research support, biotechnology technology tie-ups, and gene sales services.

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Boehringer Ingelheim Japan

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Boehringer Ingelheim Japan researches, develops, manufactures, imports, and sells pharmaceutical drugs.

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Zeria Pharmaceutical

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Zeria Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd.

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SSP Co.

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SSP Co. manufacturer of pharmaceuticals and quasi-drugs products.

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Dojin Pharmaceutical

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Dojin Pharmaceutical is a manufacturer and developer of external preparations, capsules, and internal liquids.

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Daiichi Sankyo

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Daiichi Sankyo is a global pharmaceutical company.

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Nippon Soda

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Nippon Soda is a chemical company whose products include chemicals, agrochemicals and pharmaceuticals.

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Torii Pharmaceutical

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Torii Pharmaceutical aims to contribute to the improvement of human health and to fulfill its responsibilities to customers.

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Seikagaku

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Seikagaku is a pharmaceutical products company.

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PMDA

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PMDA is an independent association that focuses on the safety and quality of pharmaceuticals and medical devices.

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Yakuodo

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Yakuodo is a pharmaceutical company that specializes in drug store chain management and dispensing pharmacy management.

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Aisei Pharmacy

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Aisei Pharmacy engages in the retail sales of prescription drugs, proprietary drugs, and non-prescription medicines.

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LSI Medience

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LSI Medience is a Pharmaceutical development company

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UBiENCE

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UBiENCE specializes in discovery and development of pharmaceutical compounds.

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Qpod

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Qpod Inc. is founded wirh support from Pakureserve Inc. and Infinity Ventures LLP in 2010. Qpod Inc. oparetes Q:pod : coupon site of group

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Community Healthcare Coordination Platform

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Community Healthcare Coordination Platform is a roll-up platform for pharmacies.

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