Announcement on Japanese Representation Business Agreement between Richmond Pharmacology and ACRONET Corporation.

Posted:
15
November 2010

We are pleased to announce that ACRONET Corporation (Head office: Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, President & CEO: Mr Hisashi Uematsu, hereafter referred to as ACRONET) and Richmond Pharmacology Ltd (Head office: St George�s University of London, England, UK, Managing Director: Dr. J�rg T�ubel, hereafter referred to as Richmond) recently executed the Japanese representation agreement. Hereafter ACRONET, as the Japanese representative of Richmond, will start to assist Japanese pharmaceutical companies prior to and during the conduct of their early phase clinical studies by Richmond.

The UK has an established reputation as the preferred country for drug development in the EU. This is because the UK has a stable environment supporting drug discovery through all clinical phases due to the proactive promotion of drug development by the government.Also, due to the established regulatory environment, the UK provides an ideal location for conducting clinical studies and efficient new drug applications.

Consequently, the UK has traditionally produced many excellent companies related to pharmaceutical drug development. Richmond Pharmacology, as an excellent CRO in the UK, has to date supported many pharmaceutical companies, including Japanese Pharmaceutical companies.Because of this situation, ACRONET and Richmond executed the representation agreement to support Japanese pharmaceutical companies for there early phase clinical studies.

Hereafter, as a Japanese representative of Richmond, ACRONET will promote co-marketing activities together with Richmond and act as a contact and a liaison point in Japan to assist Japanese Pharmaceutical companies for their successful Phase I and POC studies, aiming for reducing cost and shortening period for drug development. We will commence sales and marketing promotion for RPL services from September 2009 and hope to achieve annual sales ca JPY 200 million in the total amount of signed contracts.

View Press Release

Latest news

Upcoming Event

On Helix, Transforming new medicine discovery

13-14 July 2020
Richmond Pharmacology will be showcasing a presentation on Adaptive Early Phase Clinical Trials as part of the ON HELIX digital event.
View event

COVID-19 – External Monitoring Guidelines

July 1, 2020
Richmond Pharmacology is constantly assessing health and safety risks posed by COVID-19 and is regularly reviewing Public Health England guidance.
Read more

First transdermal patch to treat schizophrenia hits market

March 18, 2020
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has officially approved a transdermal patch to treat schizophrenia developed by Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co following successful
Read more

Statement: COVID-19

March 23, 2020
Richmond Pharmacology are continuously risk-assessing our activity in relation to the COVID-19 crisis and we are evaluating what activity can continue, what precautions need to be put in place and what needs to be suspended.
Read more