”Asahi Kasei Pharma open innovation” is an innovation platform started in 2016 in Japan to recruit candidates for research collaborations related to drug discovery. They are publicly calling for new proposals related to drug development research to promote pharmaceutical research and development through enhanced cooperation around the world.

The selected candidates receive collaborative research opportunities, with research funding and contribution to the program through Asahi Kasei Pharma scientists’ research activities. If successful, separate license agreements that include payments such as upfront, milestones, and royalties are offered.

Professional drug discovery research candidates can apply from January 7 to February 26, 2020.

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