Consul General’s Visit to Shionogi Pharmaceutical Research Center Marks Milestone in Science Diplomacy

Today our Consul General participated within the 饾棭饾椂饾榾饾椂饾榿 饾榿饾椉 饾棪饾椀饾椂饾椉饾椈饾椉饾棿饾椂 饾棧饾椀饾棶饾椏饾椇饾棶 饾棩饾棽饾榾饾棽饾棶饾椏饾棸饾椀 饾棖饾棽饾椈饾榿饾棽饾椏 (饾棪饾棧饾棩饾棖) organized by the Kansai Science and Technology Diplomatic Circle (S&TDC) with the lead effort of the US Consulate General in Osaka.

Aproximately 16 members of the S&T Diplomatic Circle Kansai had the privilege of visiting the Shionogi Pharmaceutical Research Center (SPRC), which is one of the most advanced research center in Pharma.

Shionogi & Co., Ltd, founded 145 years ago in 1878 in Osaka, has been developing COVID-19 vaccines and drugs and became the first Japanese business to get approval COVID-19 drug in Japan. The Consul Generals were warmly greeted by CEO Dr. Isao Teshirogi, Vice President Dr. John Keller and Senior Vice President Yasuyoshi Iso. 馃嚨馃嚘馃嚡馃嚨

Hoy nuestro Consul General participo en la visita que hizo en Circulo Diplom谩tico Cientifico y Tecnol贸gico de Kansai (S&TDC en ingl茅s) con el esfuerzo liderizado por el Consulado General de los Estados Unidos en Osaka.

Aproximadamente 16 miembros de este c铆rculo diplom谩tico tuvieron el privilegio de visitar el centro farmac茅utico de investigaci贸n y desarrollo de Shionogi, el cual es uno de los mas avanzados en el mundo.

La compania Shionogi & Co., Ltd., fue fundada en Osaka hace 145 a帽os (1878) y ha estado desarrollando vacunas contra el Covid-19 asi comi medicamentos, siendo la primera compa帽ia japonesa de obtener la aprobacion para un medicamento contra el covid-19 en Jap贸n. Los Consules Generales fueron recibidos por el CEO Dr. Isao Teshirogi, asi como por el Dr. John Keller Vicepresidente de la compa帽ia y el Senior Vice Presidente, Sr. Yasuyoshi Iso.馃嚨馃嚘馃嚡馃嚨

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