At CPR, we value our people according to the pillars of ART: Acknowledgement, Recognition and Trust.


Noriyuki Takahashi

Research Manager

Lead Identification and Cell Biology and Technology Units

Noriyuki encourages his team to evolve and progress every day.
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When did you realize that you wanted to be a researcher and work in pharmaceutical?

When I was a graduate. I realized that I want to contribute to society from the pharmaceutical industry.

What do you enjoy most about your current role?

I like the culture of CPR and also our colleagues. Our company has built a culture which is not afraid of trying novel and notably difficult things. I believe that these pioneering spirits allow us to go to the next stages of drug discovery. I think that people who have been part of building such a great culture are crucial to CPR.

What is the biggest challenge for you to lead a team with diverse culture?

My challenge is to encourage everyone and the team to transform and progress every time. To do this, I have to understand the values of my colleagues and also continuously delivering what we should do in this company.

How do you enjoy your off-time?

Playing golf! Travel around the world, Cooking and watching NBA games.

What do you like most about CPR?

Drug discovery is always a challenge. Even against the toughest antibody profile project, we have never given up. Discussion with scientists from different backgrounds is inspirational in terms of new ideas and new approaches. I always appreciate that.

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