Toyo Shinyaku Co.,Ltd., one of Japanese leading companies in health foods and cosmetics field, announced that it signed a partnership agreement with the Kyoto University on June 29, 2017.
Since Toyo Shinyaku is an ODM manufacture, the company name is behind the scenes. (ODM: an original design manufacturer)
However, it is famous for it’s strong R&D capabilities and abundant performance.
On the other hand, Kyoto University is one of the most accomplished research-oriented universities and has produced many Nobel Prize laureates including Dr. Shinya Yamanaka who first succeeded in establishment of iPS cells.
It is expected to create new markets for health foods and cosmetics through promotion of joint R&D and exploration of business seeds.