Keyword: Japan

Markets & Companies

The Japanese Pharma Market

27.07.2022 -

Japan continues to be one of the largest pharmaceutical markets in the world, making up approximately 7% of the global share. Historically, Japan has been viewed as...


Rentschler Biopharma Extends Japanese Pact

09.10.2019 -

German biopharmaceuticals contract development and manufacturing organization Rentschler Biopharma is extending and deepening its existing collaboration in Japan with...

Markets & Companies

Japan’s Changing Pharmaceutical Landscape

17.01.2018 - Japan has the world’s third largest pharma industry. Yet, for many international companies the market has not proved easy to access. Very high barriers to entry have combined with...

Strategy & Management

Role Reversal

04.12.2015 - China’s role within the global chemical industry has so far mostly been seen as an export market for global producers, not only for specialty chemicals but also for many basic...

Strategy & Management

Heavy Reliance on Contract Manufacturing

07.10.2015 - The results of ISR’s 2015 Contract Manufacturing Quality Benchmarking study give insight into the outsourcing preferences and practices of 116 buyers of commercial manufacturing...

Markets & Companies

Leaving the Patent Cliff Behind

07.10.2015 - The pharmaceutical industry is entering a period of sustained growth. Prescription drug sales are set to advance at almost 5% a year until 2020, while worldwide prescription drug...

Strategy & Management

Significant Value Creation

03.09.2015 - In September 2014, Merck announced the €13.1 billion acquisition of Sigma-Aldrich, which by mid-August has received antitrust clearance from all relevant jurisdictions including...


BASF Adds Medical Grade Plastics Team in Japan

17.04.2015 - Adapting its medical marketing strategy to the needs of an aging population, BASF'S Japanese subsidiary has added a Health & Medical industry team. The new cross-divisional team to...