From Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma
to Sumitomo Pharma.

On April 1, 2022, Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma changed its name to Sumitomo Pharma, and will keep on creating the innovative pharmaceuticals and healthcare solutions.

  • Message from the President
  • Company Introduction Movie


News Releases


  • Research and Development Capabilities
  • Human Resources
  • Global Business Platforms

Sumitomo Pharma seeks to continuously create innovative pharmaceutical products by pursuing R&D activities focused on Psychiatry & Neurology, Oncology, and Regenerative Medicine & Cell Therapy, all the while incorporating cutting-edge technologies.
We also seek to contribute to Global Health through our work in the area of Infectious Disease, and furthermore, through our Frontier Business, we are pursuing R&D and commercialization of new healthcare solutions other than pharmaceuticals for addressing social issues which cannot be solved by pharmaceuticals alone.

At Sumitomo Pharma, we have diligent and honest human resources with resilient and detailed execution and a framework to utilize individual employee’s capabilities. We build a strong corporate culture and instill professionalism in our staff through our HR management framework, which brings out the best in talents who are highly capable of achieving results based on their expertise and our research project system, which develops project leaders, as well as our company-wide learning and development program. In addition, as part of our initiatives to further strengthen our human resources, we are working to nurture a corporate culture imbued with an enterprising, promote Project CHANTO, develop leaders and DX human resources, as well as to enhance diversity and inclusion targeting active participation by a varied work force.

Working Environment which Allow Employees to Work with Their Full Creativity and Motivation

  • Implementing Health and Safety Risk Assessments
  • Promoting Health Management
  • Supporting Mental Wellbeing
  • Preventing of Overwork
  • Operating of Consultation Desks and Hotlines
  • Providing Opportunities for Growth
  • Promoting Work Style Innovation
  • Achieving Work-Life Balance
  • Promoting Diversity and Inclusion
  • Supporting Women’s Active Participation

Sumitomo Pharma
– a company with global business platforms

Sumitomo Pharma has established strong business foundations in Japan, the United States, and China, including local HQ, sales, and R&D functions.

North America

・A solid business operation system with an excellent management team that can always communicate closely with the Company

・Know-hows in development and sales in the psychiatry and neurology area

・Strong sales structure through partnering


・Sales foundation built by MRs with high expertise in diabetes, psychiatry and neurology area, etc.


・Track record of launching competitive in-house products in the areas of infectious diseases and psychiatry and neurology as the third pillar

In addition to the above, Japan and the U.S. have healthcare technology platforms (DrugOME and Digital Innovation) that support the improvement of the probability of success in the research and development and the business return on investment.

Sumitomo Pharma promotes collaboration with partners in Europe and other regions.

  • Research and Development Capabilities
  • Human Resources
  • Global Business Platforms


Sumitomo Pharma defines the practice of its Corporate Mission, "To broadly contribute to society through value creation based on innovative research and development activities for the betterment of healthcare and fuller lives of people worldwide," as CSR-based management. To this end , Sumitomo Pharma is pursuing CSR-based management through a variety of initiatives, including the development of innovative products and healthcare solutions, and contribution to the development of science.