Takeda doubles down on R&D — 5 key notes

Chemistry World reported on Takeda's vision for the future; it involves a move away from generics and over-the-counter businesses into pharmaceutical research and development.

Here's what you should know:

1. Takeda's R&D efforts center on oncology, the central nervous system and gastroenterology.

2. In its Vision 2025 strategy, Takeda said the company's resources would go towards R&D and its Japanese and U.S.-based developmental activities.

3. Datamonitor Healthcare Analyst Edward Thomason said to Chemistry World, in 2016 Takeda added seven programs to its pipeline and discontinued 12 others.

4. Mr. Thomason believes Takeda will continue rebuilding its pipeline through a series of external collaborations and acquisitions.

5. Over the last 18 months, Takeda formed more than 50 collaborations aimed at increasing its R&D presence.

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