JETRO AnnouncementsSuccess Stories:VectorBuilder Japan

Jun 02, 2021

VectorBuilder is a U.S.-based company that provides contract services related to molecular biology through its online platform. Since its launch in 2015, VectorBuilder has rapidly expanded its market-share as a pioneer in custom vector (*1) cloning and recombinant virus production. In addition to the U.S., the company is expanding its business in Europe and Asia, and in April 2019, it established a Japanese subsidiary, VectorBuilder Japan, in Yokohama City, with the aim of further expanding the market. We interviewed Dr. Miho Matakatsu, Managing Director of VectorBuilder Japan, about the reasons for entering the Japanese market, schemes in doing business in Japan, and future prospects.


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