Nippon Gene Co., Ltd.
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NIPPON GENE manufactures Research tools, human IVDs, and non-human IVDs. NIPPON GENE was established in 1982 as the first biotechnology venture in Japan. “ NIPPON GENE ” was named by Dr. Frank Young (the former commissioner of FDA), who was the boss of YONEDA Yuko in the University of Rochester.

Research tools, human IVDs, and non-human IVDs

NIPPON GENE commits to contribute to health of human, amimals, plants, and earth (environment) by providing useful products with confidence and reliability.

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Company Profile

Company Name NIPPON GENE CO., LTD.
Directors YONEDA Yuko (Chairman)
KANAYAMA Shinji (President)
YONEDA Atsushi (Senior executive director)
Established January 1982
Employees 131 (as of April, 2018)

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Head office 1-5, Kanda Nishikicho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0054 Japan
Toyama office 1-8-7, Toiya-machi, Toyama 930-0834 Japan
Building 2-7-18, Toiya-machi, Toyama 930-0834 Japan
Office Hours 9:00 - 12:00 / 13:00 - 17:30 (Monday through Friday)
Toyama factory 1-1-22, Arakawa, Toyama 930-0982 Japan
Immunological Research Laboratory 1-1-25, Arakawa, Toyama 930-0982 Japan
General Research Laboratory 2-8-16, Toiya-machi, Toyama 930-0834 Japan

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January 1982 Established NIPPON GENE CO., LTD.
April 1982 Founded Enzyme Research Laboratory & Factory.
<Started Genomics Business>
April 1988 Founded Immunological Research Laboratory & Factory.
<Started Diagnostics Business>
Founded Fermentation Factory .
June 1995 Founded Toyama Factory.
June 2000 Established NIPPON GENETECH CO., LTD.
<Transcriptional Sequencing>
July 2001 Acquired ISO 9001 certification.
August 2001 Established NIPPON EGT CO., LTD.
<Oligo manufacturing (JV with Eurogentec) >
October 2010 Acquired ISO13485 certification.
March 2012 Established Nippon Gene Material Co.,Ltd.
April 2018 Completed a new production building in Toyama.

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