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Research and Development

Based on the fermentation technology and biotechnology that have been expanding over many years, the Kirin Group is engaged in research and development activities with the aim of delivering products and services that are contribution to both consumer needs and social issues.

Kirin Company, Limited

The R&D Division of Kirin Company, Limited comprises six research laboratories; Central Laboratories for Key Technologies, Research Laboratories for Alcoholic Beverage Technologies, Research Laboratories for Wine Technologies, Research Laboratories for Health Science & Food Technologies, Research Laboratories for Beverage Technologies, and Research Laboratories for Packaging Technologies. Each of these six laboratories undertakes research activities with other laboratories while capitalizing on its own expertise in order to create new value for consumers in the field of “Food and Well-being”.

Kyowa Hakko Kirin Group

The Kyowa Hakko Kirin Group has advanced unique research with its sophisticated technology in the business
fields of "pharmaceuticals" and "bio-chemicals" while developing and providing various high-quality products.
The field of biotechnology offers immense possibilities. As a representative life science company of Japan, we strive to realize new possibilities and continue to contribute to the health and lives of people around the world.

The other companies in the Kirin Group are also engaged in their own unique R&D activities to create value for consumers.


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