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Alliances & Partnerships

At Takeda, we’re looking for partners who believe our global reach, scientific expertise and clinical excellence can help them bring their vision to market. If better health and a brighter future for people everywhere is our why, partnering is our how.

Where Partnership Intersects with Possibilities

We’ve been putting patients first for more than 235 years. Our centuries-old values of integrity, fairness, honesty and perseverance guide how we operate and how we work with partners.

Takeda Partnerships
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The pluses of partnering with Takeda

  • Faster path through the product lifecycle
  • Creative, customized collaboration
  • Dedicated alliance management team and resources
  • Respect for your independence and decision-making
  • Clear two-way accountability

Patient-centric, partner focused

Our outside-in mindset is focused on identifying innovations both outside and within our walls. We think differently – and creatively – about how we work with our partners and build on our combined strengths across all stages of discovery, development and commercialization. The Power of Plus means creatively combining our expertise with yours to improve patient health.

Leveraging what we do best – together

At Takeda, we deeply value your company’s expertise, skills and unique culture, and will help you leverage the benefits of teaming with Takeda: a flexible, people-oriented company; an ecosystem of academic institutions, nonprofit organizations, venture capital firms and biopharmaceutical peers; and a highly motivated alliance team with commercial expertise and a track record of success across the entire product lifecycle.

Unique approach - differentiated results

Takeda is open for business – open to exploring new and different ways of partnering with you. We’ve structured our partnering organization to support creative collaborations tailored to your unique needs, ranging from innovative deal structures to novel implementation models and beyond. Count on our alliance team to operate nimbly and follow through on our commitments.

Sharing success in the true spirit of partnership

How we operate and work with partners is guided by Takeda’s core values, forged over 235-plus years. They are the inspiration for our spirit of collaboration and the foundation of how we pursue our mission “to strive towards Better Health and a Brighter Future for people worldwide through leading innovation in medicine.

Takeda Partnership Team

Featured Partnership

Crescendo Biologics + Takeda

Therapies for cancer indications with high unmet medical needs, including tumor targeting drug conjugates and immuno-oncology therapeutics

Outside-in Innovation
Next generation of unique, small and customizable Humabody®-based therapeutics.

Crescendo Biologics
Proprietary Humabody®-based therapeutics

Oncology expertise, including antibody drug conjugates

Deal Highlight
Developing the next generation of unique, small and customizable Humabody®-based therapeutics using highly modular and targeted therapies

Seeking the best science, technologies and assets to collaborate on improving patient health


  • Multiple myeloma
  • Other hematological malignancies
  • Solid tumors - GI, GU, lung and breast cancers
  • Novel targeted payload approaches - ADCs,PDCs, CD3 engagers, etc.
  • Novel immuno-oncology approaches
  • Novel approaches targeting protein homeostasis



  • Crohn’s disease
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • GI Motility disorders
  • NASH
  • Celiac disease
  • Microbiome approaches
Central Nervous System

  • Treatment Resistant Depression (TRD)
  • Cognitive impairment associated with schizophrenia (CIAS) and/or negative symptoms
  • Neurodegenerative disorders and associated dementias
Research & Technologies

  • Immunoprofiling
  • Gut-targeted drug-delivery
  • ‘Humanized’ preclinical models for immuno-modulation