About Us

We are pioneering the future of drug discovery.

Who We Are

Axcelead is your trusted drug discovery and development partner.

We were formed in 2017 as a Takeda spin-out with a singular vision in mind – to support healthcare innovation as the world’s most trusted drug discovery solutions provider. We bring our vision to life by harnessing our expertise and proven track record of success in small molecule, cell therapy and immune-oncology drug discovery to our partners to advance and improve their drug pipelines.

Mission & Vision


To be the most trusted companion to all who endeavor to bring highly innovative medicine to the world.


  • Become the most sought-after solution provider of drug discovery to all corporate, start-up, academia, and public institutions
  • Become the hub for drug discovery ecosystem that bridges foundational sciences to clinical developments

Our Team

Axcelead US Team

Our Clients

We are ready to partner with you.