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Japanese Firms In Other Industries Enter Stem Cell Device Work

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

Two Japanese manufacturers not normally associated with drug making are making moves that could affect the industry. Kawasaki Heavy Industries and Sanyo Electric are entering the business of life sciences with devices aimed at enabling research and development of stem cells for regenerative medicine and drugs. Kawasaki is drawing on its robot technology to design cell-culturing systems, while Sanyo is designing gear it developed for refrigeration systems for use in environmental-control situations requiring sealed spaces. (Click here for more - a subscription may be required



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