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Introduced by Director Hidetaka Nishimura of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry at BioJapan

October 13, 2016

We were Introduced by Director Hidetaka Nishimura of the Bio-Industry Division, Commerce and Information Policy Bureau, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, in the sponsor seminar at BioJapan 2016, held from October 12 to 14.

 

In the seminar, Director Hidetaka Nishimura made the following comments.

 

“There are a lot of promising but unused drug seeds in Japan such as invented from the academic researches which is one of the highest level in the world and terminated according to the change of focused therapeutic area in the pharmaceutical industry. Under such circumstances, as a new initiative, we supported the establishment of Curadim Pharma which contract to develop “sleeping seeds” through utilizing the scheme of funding of Innovation Network Corporation of Japan. We expect that “sleeping seeds” will be advanced to the development stage and supplied to the global market as novel medicines continuously due to the great efforts by Curadim Pharma.”