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90 Years History of Chugai Pharmaceutical

Understanding Chugai’s 90 years history that fostered the business philosophy “Innovation all for the patients”

Innovation all for the patients

Chugai and Nippon Roche were established in 1925 and 1932 respectively, in Japan. Since then, both companies have modernized their business management by building research laboratories and plants. and have contributed to healthcare in Japan and abroad through a variety of products. Chugai’s founding spirit of “Creating drugs that benefit the world” remains deeply firmly rooted as our integral business philosophy “Innovation all for the patients” in our culture today. We look back over 90 years history that Chugai overcame a number of challenging times to always pursue its core businesses and technologies.

Foundation〜1940 Foundation
1941〜1959 Growth after WWII
1960〜1979 Shift to Prescription Drugs
1980〜1999 Challenge to BIO
2000〜 Alliance with Roche
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