Astellas formed in 2005 through the merger of Yamanouchi and Fujisawa. The company employs over 400 people in Ireland across three locations. It has successfully launched innovative products and established itself as a category leader in the therapeutic areas of Transplantation and Urology. Astellas Pharma is one of the world’s top 20 pharmaceutical companies, employing 15,000 people globally. Its headquartered at the Citywest Business Campus in Dublin 24.