Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. engages in the research, development, manufacturing, sale, importation, and exportation of the pharmaceuticals. Its operations are carried out through the following business divisions: Research, Development, Production, Marketing, Medical Affairs and Drug Safety. The Research division focuses its efforts on creating innovative drugs by using its competitive strengths that include proprietary antibody technologies and cutting-edge research resources. The Development division provides cross-functional lifecycle management system to deliver innovative medicines to patients as quickly as possible. The Production division provides a world-class safety and quality management systems. The Marketing division conducts patient-oriented marketing activities to help solve issues related to healthcare. The Medical Affairs division works to properly deliver the value of medicines based on global compliance standards. The Drug Safety provides safety management system includes expert safety evaluation as well as timely gathering and reporting of safety information. The company was founded by Juzo Ueno on March 10, 1925 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.