Box, Inc. (NYSE:BOX) a leading enterprise content management platform, today announced significant momentum in the life sciences industry, making research and collaboration with partners and vendors easier than ever before. Box announced several new deals with top Japanese life sciences customers including Daichi Sankyo and Shionogi, as well as new Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) and systems integrators (SIs) such as CHITA, Prolifiq, USDM, and CTCLS. "Our investment in the life sciences industry started over three years ago when we launched our industries initiative. We believe Box can make research and collaboration with partners and vendors easier than ever before for today's life sciences leaders," said Riju Khetarpal, Managing Director, Box for Life Sciences. "Today we are driving digital transformation at over 650 life sciences organizations, including 12 of the top 15 global pharmaceutical companies." New Customers Since announcing Box for Life Sciences in August of 2014, Box has seen continued momentum in the life sciences industry, including recent global expansion in the Japanese market with new customers including: Daichi Sankyo, and Shionogi. These new customers join hundreds of other global pharmaceutical brands -- such as GlaxoSmithKline, AstraZeneca, Eli Lily, Boston Scientific, Edwards Life Sciences and Jazz Pharmaceuticals -- in using Box to manage and secure critical information in the cloud. These respected brands chose Box to collaborate on content within their organizations as well as with highly regulated external third parties. Internally, these companies use Box to coordinate marketing, training and product launch materials that are shared with distributed sales teams in real time and on any device. Additionally, they use Box to share information with external trusted parties such as CROs, key opinion leaders (KOL) and healthcare professionals (HCPs). Expanded Life Sciences Partner Ecosystem Box is proud to announce the expansion of its partner ecosystem with new solution providers and SIs that will leverage Box Platform to develop customized cloud-centric applications exclusively for the life sciences industry. These new solutions will support more efficient business functions such as access to sensitive and regulated clinical information via highly secure portals and sales enablement tools.