Press releases

JSR Completes its Amsphere™ A3 Capacity Expansion

May 17, 2018 - 14:00
Bioprocess

Leuven, Belgium – May 17, 2018 – JSR Life Sciences (JLS) is pleased to announce that it has completed its capacity expansion for production of its Amsphere™ A3 protein-A chromatography resin in Leuven, Belgium. The new facility has been built to the highest quality standards using state of the art engineering and is adjacent to JSR’s existing European operations, JSR Micro NV.  

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Oxford Performance Materials and JSR Corporation Announce Partnership to Advance OPM Technology Platform Throughout Asia

May 14, 2018 - 08:00
Corporate

SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn. and TOKYO - May 14, 2018 - Oxford Performance Materials, Inc. (OPM), a leader in advanced materials science and high performance additive manufacturing (HPAM®), and Tokyo-based JSR Corporation (JSR), a leading materials supplier in a variety of technology driven markets, today announced a partnership to advance OPM’s poly-ether-ketone-ketone (PEKK)-based 3D-printed orthopedic devices and biomedical & dental materials businesses throughout Asia. 

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JSR has exclusively licensed intellectual property for the treatment and diagnosis of inflammatory bowel disease

January 30, 2018 - 06:59
RR & IVD

Tokyo, Japan – January 30, 2018 – JSR Corporation has been granted an exclusive license for intellectual property from Keio University for the treatment and diagnosis of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). JSR then granted exclusive licenses of the key intellectual property to BiomX Ltd., a microbiome drug discovery company developing customized phage therapies, to develop and commercialize phage therapies based on the intellectual property. 

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JSR's Life Sciences Division Appoints New CEO for MBL International

January 23, 2018 - 17:36
RR & IVD

Jan. 23, 2018 - Sunnyvale, CA - JSR Life Sciences, the life sciences-focused business unit of JSR Corporation, announced today that it has appointed Dr. Nalini Murdter as the President and Chief Executive Officer of MBL International (MBLI) effective immediately.

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JSR Announces Acquisition of Crown Biosciences International

December 20, 2017 - 07:03
Corporate

TOKYO – Dec. 20, 2017 – JSR Life Sciences (JLS) announced today that JSR Corporation has agreed to purchase Crown Bioscience International (TPEx: ticker 6554) at 12 Billion New Taiwan Dollar, a global drug discovery and development services company providing translational platforms to advanced oncology, inflammation, cardiovascular and metabolic disease research.  This acquisition marks JSR’s largest life sciences-focused investment to date, extending the company’s portfolio to include industry-leading contract research and development capa

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JSR Announces the Opening of the JSR-Keio University Medical and Chemical Innovation Center

November 21, 2017 - 17:07
Corporate

Tokyo – Nov. 21, 2017 – JSR Corporation announced today that it held the opening ceremony of the JSR-Keio University Medical and Chemical Innovation Center (JKiC) on October 28 at the Keio University Shinanomachi Campus.

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JSR Life Sciences Expands Manufacturing Capabilities at KBI Biopharma

May 23, 2017 - 16:32
Bioprocess

Durham, NC - May 23, 2017 - JSR Life Sciences (JLS) today announced that KBI Biopharma (KBI), a subsidiary of JSR Corporation (JSR), is expanding its biopharmaceutical manufacturing capacity and capabilities at both its Durham, North Carolina and Boulder, Colorado facilities.  KBI is investing approximately $30M on the two site expansion projects, which will greatly enhance the offerings at each site and are scheduled for completion later this year.

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JSR Life Sciences Expands Amsphere™ A3 Production Capacity

May 9, 2017 - 13:48
Bioprocess

Tokyo, Japan - May 9, 2017 – JSR Life Sciences (JLS), the global life sciences focused division of JSR Corporation, today announced plans for expansion of its production capabilities of Amsphere™ A3 protein-A chromatography resin at JSR’s Belgium subsidiary, JSR Micro NV. This expansion will effectively increase its production capacity by 6 times and provide all-important redundancy in its manufacturing capability. 

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JSR Life Sciences Acquires Exclusive Rights to SPF Technologies’ Chromassette® Platform

September 29, 2016 - 19:00
Bioprocess

Sunnyvale, CA, ‐ September 29, 2016 ‐ JSR Life Sciences has signed a technology licensing and joint development agreement for the Chromassette® technology with SPF Technologies, LLC, a private Somerville, MA‐based company providing innovative solutions for biopharmaceutical manufacturing.

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