Other businesses in the Otsuka group which revolve around Otsuka Chemical Co., Ltd. and Otsuka Electronics Co., Ltd. span a range of research and development activities in areas such as chemical products, agrichemical products and electronic equipment.
Otsuka Chemical builds trust in technology by creating core technologies and carries out research and development that contributes to society through continued development. Central R&D Laboratory handles the different aspects of research and development, ranging from basic research and prototyping at interim experiment facilities to the development of applications. The company's Central R&D Laboratory takes a think-outside-the-box approach in research and development from many different points of view in the fields of Advanced organic materials, and inorganic materials. Advanced Polymer Laboratory carries out research and development of functional polymers by using TERP method that is our original controlled radical polymerization method. Its Performance Compound R&D Laboratory researches and develops composite materials that have features such as tribological characteristics, rigidity in precision, conductivity, and dielectricity.
Otsuka Electronics is engaged in research and development of new state-of-the-art technologies in the areas of flat panel displays (FPD), equipment for optical evaluation/inspection of FPDs and constituent materials, medical equipment and clinical diagnosis equipment.