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Performance Improvement Through Human Resources and Flexibility

CMIC Inizio's only asset is its people. As a service provider with human resources at its core, we focus on developing human resources so that each individual can perform as expected and is committed to improving service quality.
We have also inherited the entrepreneurial spirit of our parent companies and we are flexible and bold enough to take on unprecedented challenges and maximize results in partnership with our clients.



Extensive experience

2nd Largest CSO in Japan

Japan's second largest industry organization

Japan`s No.1 Growing CSO Company

Japan's fastest growing CSO company

Over850 Specialized Staff

More than 850 professional staff


More than 60 clients


Two parent companies (focus on networking)

Over 10 Years of Joint Venture Collaboration

More than 10 years of joint venture structure

Company History

2000 Established as CMIC CIM Co, Ltd, an education and training company for MRs in the CMIC Group.
2002 Change of name from CMIC CIM to CMIC MPSS and expansion of services to include sales consultancy.
2005 Launch of contract MR service within the CMIC group.
2008 To strengthen the sales and marketing business, the MR contract business was acquired within the Group.
2012 Began business relationship with Ashfield.
2014 Change of name to CMIC Ashfield as a joint venture between CMIC Group and the Ashfield Company.
2016 Launched Medical Affairs business.
2020 Launch of services for the Patient Support Program.
2023 Due to the rebranding of Inizio Engage, renamed as CMIC Inizio.

Contract services began in Japan in 1998 and, despite being a relative latecomer, we have grown rapidly (17.8%), far outpacing the growth rate of the CSO industry (2019-2023 CAGR: 5.7%).



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Expanding the Service Portfolio

As the company has grown, our service portfolio has expanded from traditional contract MR dispatching to organizational development consulting, and from commercial (sales and marketing) to medical affairs/patient services.
As we have grown, so has our expertise in proposing and implementing flexible solutions for different needs and missions.


Expanding the Service Portfolio


Through careful interviewing and solution design, diverse project management was created. We can grow in response to our clients' needs and provide solutions to improve engagement across all disease and product areas.


  • Cancer treatment
  • Central nervous system
  • Metabolism and Endocrinology
  • Hematology
  • Rare disease
  • Infectious disease
  • Vaccine
  • Pediatric disease
  • Cardiovascular organ
  • Respiratory organ
  • Digestive organ
  • Orthopedics
  • Urinary organ
  • Gynecology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Dermatology
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Veterinary medicines
  • Home healthcare
  • Others

Looking for More Than Our Services?

One of the specialties of CMIC Inizio is the availability of both the breadth of the CMIC Group's range of services (pre-clinical research to post-promotion) and the depth of the Inizio Engage and Inizio Group's launch support services. From a single point of contact, we connect clients to a range of services.


Looking for More Than Our Services?


Would you like to know more about our services?

As our solutions are client driven rather than prescriptive, there is insufficient space to describe all our services in detail. We also place great emphasis on explaining the interests of each and every one of our clients.
If you are interested in using our services and your needs are not yet specified, please do not hesitate to contact us.
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