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About GORYO Chemical Inc.

GORYO Chemical, Inc. provides new fluorescent probe for cellular analysis, assay, and imaging in life science field.

In clinical trials, we also develop new fluorescent probe that can detect cancer for fluorescent image guided surgery at pre-clinical and clinical trial in JAPAN.
In near future, we will provide new method of fluorescent image guided surgery for patient.

Our team



Ken-ichi "Kenny" MARUYAMA, ph.D., MBA
CEO and Founder

Experienced chemist and investor with over 10 years and 3 years, respectively, expertise in chemical synthesis and electrochemistry and product development in academic and biotech companies. Strong R&D and Business Development leadership with entrepreneurial passion for innovation, collaboration and development of people.


Jun-ichi MIURA
External board director

Atsushi USAMI
External board director

External Auditor

External Auditor

Our mission

Creating New Fluorescent Probes for Chemical Biology.

Corporate Profile

Company Name GORYO Chemical, Inc.
Head Office
Hokudai Business-Spring, 2F,
Kita 21 Nishi 12-2, Kita-ku, Sapporo 001-0021 JAPAN
Tokyo Office University of Tokyo Entrepreneur Plaza
Hongo 7-3-1, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 110-0033, Japan
US branch office 4701 Patrick Henry Drive Building 24 Suite C Santa Clara, CA 95054 US
TEL +81-11-214-9422
FAX +81-11-351-1822
E-mail info@polaris-t.com
Established date 16-Jul-2010
Capital JPY 195,000,000  ( Excluding Capital Reserve, JPY 185,000,000)
Employees 11
Our Services Creating new fluorescent probes for bio applications
Custom synthesis of fluorescent probes
Development of diagnostic reagent with fluorescent probes
Management CEOKen-ichi MARUYAMA
DirectorJun-ichi MIURA
DirectorAtsushi USAMI
AuditorAkihiko YAMAMOTO
AuditorNoriaki SAKAMOTO
Scientific Adviser Prof. Akira SUZUKI, a professor emeritus of Hokkaido University, Recipient of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Chemistry


Sapporo Head Office

  • Hokudai Business-Spring, 2F 2, Kita-21, Nishi-11, Kita-ku, Sapporo 001-0021 JAPAN
    TEL: +81-11-214-9422
By car
Turn at Sapporo Technical Highschool from Shin-kawa street
From Sapporo Station
From North Exit of JR Sapporo Sta., walk 10 min. to the Hokkaido Univ. main gate. You’ll see the Administration Bureau on your right where you can take a Loop-Line bus on campus and get off [Sousei-Kagaku-Kenkyu-Kikou-Mae]. And walk 5min. to the Hokudai Business-Spring.
USA branch

  • 4701 Patrick Henry Drive
    Building 24 Suite C
    Santa Clara, CA 95054 USA
Tokyo Office

  • University of Tokyo Entrepreneur Plaza
    Hongo 7-3-1, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 110-0033, Japan
    TEL: 03-6240-0781
By car
Please refrain from arriving by car as much as possible.
Under the unavoidable circumstances, please receive the permission on that day.
Rate is 100 yen every 30minitutes.

Privacy policy

  1. GORYO Chemical, Inc. thinks that protecting your privacy is our responsibility.

  2. We handle your personal information provided by our website, inquiry, application, e-mail or telephone as described below.

  3. The term “personal information” describes the information can be identified an individual person, including name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, etc.

  4. We will use your personal information to introduce the products & services, exhibitions, events and so on. Also, we will utilize to inform to offer the products & services and to contact for your inquiry, relative to our research & development the reagents, marketing business and contract manufacturing service.

  5. We are committed to control the personal information appropriately and prevent leaking, falsification and illegal intrusion.

  6. We do not presentation and disclose the personal information you supply to us to a third party except for the cases below.

    • When required by law, etc.;
    • When obtained your agreement
  7. When you would like to refer and modify your personal information, we will respond your request only when you can be confirmed by our method.

  8. We comply the laws and norm regarding the personal information. Also, we are committed to improve this privacy policy.

  9. We will accept your requests for our privacy policy. Please contact us.

GORYO Chemical, Inc.

Hokudai Business-Spring, 2F2, Kita-21, Nishi-11, Kita-ku, Sapporo 001-0021 JAPAN
TEL: 011-214-9422
FAX: 011-351-1822
E-mail: info@polaris-t.com

1st. Mar. 2013