Takashi Fukuyama joins Dotmatics to spearhead expansion in Japan

Dotmatics’ new offices in Tokyo and direct presence in Japan signals company’s key growth strategy in Asia Pacific

Bishops Stortford, UK. Dotmatics, a leading provider of scientific informatics solutions and services, announced today the extension of operations to Tokyo, Japan. The new direct presence will be led by Takashi Fukuyama, who joins the company after more than fifteen years at MDL and then Accelrys (now BIOVIA, Dassault Systèmes). Dotmatics will also maintain a relationship with Infocom, the current distributor of Dotmatics’ informatics solutions in Japan. The new Japanese office opened on April 1st, 2015, located in Shibashi Tokyu Bld 3F. Japanese operations will be launched with two free Open Seminars for the scientific informatics community on the 13th May at the Tokyo Conference Center Shinagawa and on the 15th May at the Hyatt Regency Osaka.

Dotmatics develops and commercialises data and knowledge management solutions as well as big data visualisation and analysis tools for scientific R&D for the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Chemical, Agrochemical, Oil & Gas, Food & Drink and Personal Care industries. Dotmatics’ solutions enable Chemists and Biologists to register, input and track their data in real-time whilst collaborating securely with internal and external partners.

“Dotmatics is a very exciting organisation with the best technology in the market. The company is growing at an impressive rate so I am delighted to be leading operations in Japan,” said Takashi Fukuyama, Japan Country Manager at Dotmatics. “Dotmatics invests heavily in the continuous development of informatics solutions for scientific research and development, and the platform provides a rare combination of modern, mature and scalable scientific information management systems to which users can easily migrate from obsolete technologies, or deploy from scratch.”

“The Japanese market is very important for Dotmatics and we are making a strategic effort to invest in Japan. It is one of our geographical target areas for growth over the coming years,” said Dr Stephen Gallagher, CEO at Dotmatics. “It is a great pleasure to have Takashi on board and we’re positive that his knowledge of the Japanese market will facilitate the successful expansion of our presence across the region.”

About Dotmatics:

Dotmatics is a leading global scientific informatics software and services provider, delivering solutions tailored to the modern, highly collaborative and mobile scientific environments. The company provides solutions to several vertical markets, including the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, academia, food and beverage, oil and gas and agrochemical industries. Dotmatics’ enterprise solutions are flexible, scalable and configurable, providing effective scientific information management across entire organisations, from discovery research to development and early manufacturing. Dotmatics has significant expertise in scientific informatics, including database management for chemistry and biologics, electronic laboratory notebooks, chemical and biological registration, screening data management, SAR analysis, reporting, and visualisation. Dotmatics solutions are available for local or cloud deployment and they are supported on Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.  A privately owned company, Dotmatics was founded in 2005 and their headquarters is based south of Cambridge in the UK.

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