Rakuten to Establish Rakuten Institute of Technology Gene Laboratory

INFORMATION

Rakuten Institute of Technology is very happy to announce that, we are opening our new laboratory to carry out joint research with Genesis Healthcare on marketing based on genetic data analysis. Rakuten, Inc. established the Rakuten Institute of Technology Gene Laboratory on May 1st, 2018, as part of the Rakuten Institute of Technology, its dedicated research and development organization.

The laboratory will collaborate with Genesis Healthcare, a company offering genetic analysis and testing, on research into marketing based on genetic data analysis, with the aim of contributing to resolution of social issues such as reducing medical costs and further raising health awareness in Japan.

By utilizing our latest technologies and Genesis Healthcare’s genetic database, we are striving to make people’s lives more convenient by offering new and exciting innovative solutions.

For more information, see the official press release below:

Press release in English

Press release in Japanese