> Takeda California, Inc.

Premiere Biotech-like Research Center

San Diego is home to Takeda’s premiere biotech-like research center where we advance “Best for Patient” transformative medicines by leveraging our capabilities in collaboration with external innovators

Discovering Medicines That Change People’s Lives

Takeda is committed to delivering transformative medicines for patients. Recognizing that it is not possible to work effectively in all disease areas, Takeda’s innovation strategy focuses on four core therapeutic areas of Neuroscience, Gastrointestinal, Oncology, and Rare Disease—areas where there is high unmet patient need and where Takeda has a track record of recent successes and deep scientific expertise.

Diverse Melting Pot Of Talent

We pride ourselves in being a biotech melting pot, with diverse roots and a culture that welcomes world class scientists and engineers from around the globe. This contributes to an external facing culture that is agile, adaptive, and welcoming of new people, technologies and approaches. Although most of our employees are not from California, there is something unmistakably San Diego and California about our culture.

Doing Research Through Collaboration

External collaboration is very important to how drug discovery research is conducted at Takeda. This stems from our belief that Takeda will successfully deliver significant improvements for patients by thinking creatively about how to combine what Takeda and its partners can do separately and together.

By wedding our internal research with external capabilities including win-win collaborations that tap into external innovation, we advance “Best for Patient” transformative medicines aligned to Takeda’s therapeutic areas and portfolio goals with quality of thought and execution.

Our History

We have been in San Diego for over 20 years, growing both organically as well as through acquisitions and integrations. Over time, we have diversified our roots and our areas of scientific excellence but have never lost our focus on scientific excellence or our passionate pursuit of delivering transformative medicines to patients. Our recently completed, best-in-class research facility reflects the company’s commitment to being an important part of the San Diego life science ecosystem.

Takeda California, Inc.

+ 1 619 930 8101
9625 Towne Centre Drive,
San Diego, CA 92121

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