Open Innovation Lab
Established in Astellas Tsukuba Research Center
SakuLabTM-Tsukuba is an open-innovation laboratory, located at Astellas’ Tsukuba Research Center in Tsukuba, Japan. Resident researchers have access to ready-to-use lab equipment and non-confidential consultation on a wide range of drug discovery research activities and networking opportunities with Astellas’ scientists.
Tsukuba City has a distinguished life science ecosystem and is located near Kashiwa-no-ha, one of the renowned life science hubs in Japan. At SakuLabTM-Tsukuba, Astellas aspires to create a place where science innovators can turn their ideas into groundbreaking healthcare solutions that could make a difference in patients’ lives worldwide. Various stakeholders with different capabilities, including startups and academia, will use this lab to discuss and grow innovative ideas to address unmet medical needs.
Alpha Fusion Inc.
Bldg. for Translational Science 3&4F
Tsukuba Research Center
Astellas Pharma Inc.,
27, Miyukigaoka, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
- 50 min. by car from Narita International Airport
- 14 min by bus from Station Kenkyugakuen of Tsukuba Express
- Parking lots for vehicles and bicycles