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Strengths Sumitomo Pharma’s Three Strengths

  • 1R&D Capabilities
  • 2Human Resources
  • 3Global Business Platforms
Small molecule Molecular design/synthesis based on accumulated experience/know-how Regenerative medicine/ cell therapy Know-how acquired by pioneering initiatives Non-pharmaceutical(Frontier) To be developed in the mental resilience area Other modalities Pursuit of optimal modalities ☓ Psychiatry & Neurology Area Oncology Area Other Areas *Womens health issues, urological diseases, diabetes, rare diseases, infectious diseases

With a focus on the Psychiatry & Neurology and Oncology as priority disease areas, Sumitomo Pharma Group (the “Group”) will contribute to the betterment of healthcare and fuller lives of people worldwide through diverse approaches, including pharmaceutical products, regenerative medicine/cell therapy, and non-pharmaceutical solutions. In other areas, too, the Group will leverage its assets to deliver value to patients. With this, the Group aims to establish itself as a Global Specialized Player by 2033.

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

At Sumitomo Pharma, 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, as well as our company-wide learning and development program. In addition, we are pursuing a variety of initiatives to further strengthen our talents and to enhance diversity and inclusion.

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. We aim to become a Global Specialized Player by becoming a global leader in the three research focus areas of Psychiatry & Neurology, Oncology, and Regenerative Medicine & Cell Therapy, as well as by pursuing our Frontier Business, which is expected to deliver synergy with our pharmaceuticals business, including product development.

Sumitomo Pharma
Group Companies

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  • -Japan
  • -The United States
  • -Asia






  • Sumitomo Pharma Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd.



  • Sumitomo Pharma Taiwan Co., Ltd.


  • Sumitomo Pharma Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.


  • The Representative Office of Sumitomo Pharma Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. In Ho Chi Minh City

Sumitomo Pharma Co., Ltd.



  • Osaka Head Office
  • Central Research Laboratories
  • Osaka Research Center


  • Tokyo Head Office


  • Regenerative & Cellular Medicine Kobe Center

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