Highly skilled and highly motivated

In the beginningEST. 2010

Our team initially started to work together in 2007 when working for Actavis, a leading global generic pharma company. Then in 2010 we established together Takanawa Pharma, an advisory with a focus on M&A in the generic pharma sector and partnering for new product development, especially in the area of oncology.

Registering, distributing and advising

Since 2014

We also started to register our own non-Japanese pharma products as Japans
exclusive distributor. So now we both develop and invest in projects as well as advise
cross border transactions and alliances between companies in Japan, EU and USA.


Takanawa Pharma is operated by the registered company Takanawa Japan K.K.
(Takanawa Japan Co., Ltd) in Tokyo, Japan

How can we help you?Our Services
  • Facilitate acquisition and investment opportunities
  • Develop and invest in projects from registration to market distribution with partners
  • Strategic advisory
  • Conduct market study
  • Introduce licensing-out/in opportunities in Japan and coordinate evaluations
  • Introduce Japanese alliance partners
  • Plan and manage clinical studies and organize PMDA consultation through ourbusiness partner JCRO
  • Investigate regulatory pathways and manage registration of medical device andpharmaceutical products through our partner PPG

Check out the team

Why work with Takanawa?

Experience

Seasoned pharmaceutical industry specialists, with extensive global experience

Track record

Strong track record in pharmaceuticals, health care products and partnering

Strong network

Strong network among the top management of the leading pharmaceutical companies in Japan

KOL connections

Strong connection with KOLs in oncology in Japan

Active Participation

Active participation in leading industry bodies such as Japanese Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association and Japanese Pharma Licensing Association

Strong ties

Strong ties to governmental organizations responsible for registration and monitoring of pharma related production and imports

Over 200 years

 Our seasoned pharmaceutical industry specialists have an extensive track record, global experience and over 200 years of combined experience in the sector. We develop and advise cross border pharma transactions and alliances

10+

Pharma Team

200+

Years of Pharma Experience

EXAMPLES OF TRANSACTIONS BY TAKANAWA TEAM MEMBERS, IN THEIR PRIOR POSITIONS

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Meet The Pharma Team leaders

DR. KAORU NOZUEXECUTIVE REPRESENTATIVE

47 years experience in the Japanese pharma market

Dr. Katsushige GomiScientific Director

47 years experience in the Japanese pharma market

MR. TAKAO MIYAMOTOEXECUTIVE VICE REPRESENTATIVE

46 years experience in the Japanese Pharmaceutical market

MR. JEAN-PIERRE FEREBusiness developement

46 years experience in the Japanese Pharmaceutical market

Bolli Thoroddsen
MR. BOLLI THORODDSENPHARMACEUTICAL, FINANCING

9 years of experience in the in the Japanese Pharmaceutical

MR. JOHAN WESTBLADPHARMACEUTICAL

16 years experience in the Japanese pharma market

MR. BJÖRN PÉTURSSONBUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

20 years of business experience in Europe and Asia

MR. ARNTHOR HEIMISSONBUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, FINANCING

5 year experience in corporate restructuring