Business ExpandingFreyr Solutions, a major U.S. CRO company, establishes a Japanese subsidiary, rapidly promoting business development and employment in Japan with a view to globalization

Feb 27, 2023

Freyr SolutionsExternal site: a new window will open. , founded in New Jersey in 2011, is a global solutions company that handles pharmaceuticals, medical devices, generic drugs, food and food supplements, and cosmetics. The company operates as a contract development organization for regulatory filings, product registration, labeling, artwork, post marketing management, regulatory software, etc. It has bases in 17 countries, mainly in the Americas and Europe, with over 1,800 employees globally, and provides services to more than 1,200 customers worldwide.

In April 2022, the company established Freyr Life Sciences KK in Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, aiming at developing services in Japan.

Yokohama city , Kanagawa

  • Biotechnology & Lifescience
  • USA

In Japan, the company focuses on the regulatory aspects of the life science business, and as with the U.S. headquarters, it also undertakes contracted development work for food and food supplements, and cosmetics. The company currently has two offices and employs 24 persons in Japan, where it plans to add more bases and expand its workforce in the future.

Freyr Solutions’ technologies enable clients to streamline regulatory functions, save significantly operational and compliance costs, and develop initiative strategies for new product launches and new market expansion. The company is ISO9001 certified for quality management, and ISO27001 for information security management.

With advice from Freyr's global pool of regulatory experts, who are familiar with regulatory requirements in more than 120 countries, life science companies in each country are able to accelerate their start-ups in respective regions. To meet global regulatory needs, the company’s global functions provide diversified and comprehensive business support in areas of medical devices, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, biologics, and food and food supplements, addressing regulatory issues of regional nature, health authority interactions, regional regulatory intelligence, medical documents (local language documents), labeling, IDMP (identification of medical products), and CMC, QA/auditing services.

Freyr Japan Team

To assist with establishing Freyr Solutions' Japanese subsidiary (Freyr Life Sciences KKExternal site: a new window will open.), JETRO Invest Japan Business Support Center (IBSC) provided market information, regulatory and institutional information, and PR support. IBSC also plans to provide real estate information and other support for the expansion of the company’s bases in Japan in the future.

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