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Venture Partner

ATSUSHI SHIMADA

PROFILE

Atsushi Shimada joined UTEC as a Venture Partner in 2018. He focuses on life science start-ups. Prior to UTEC, he worked for Bayer Pharmaceuticals Japan where his main responsibilities were in-licensing, out-licensing, product screening and alliance management in the business development and licensing department. Before Bayer, he worked for Takeda Pharmaceuticals in Japan and USA. He was engaged in due diligence in the Intellectual Property Department for M&A projects such as Amgen Japan KK and Nycomed, as well as for a lot of in-licensing projects. He also managed the collaboration and licensing with biotech start-ups at Takeda Pharmaceuticals International in Illinois USA. He also worked for the major IP law Firm dealing with biotech/pharmaceutical clients' patent cases.

He graduated from Osaka University with a major of Applied Natural Science and also from IE business school in Spain. He is also registered Patent Attorney in Japan.

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