Pushing the
boundaries of
science and
technology with AI


Elix, Inc. is a research-oriented technology company specialized in deep learning and machine learning. We focus on AI drug discovery, materials informatics, computer vision and edge AI.

In addition to talented AI researchers and AI engineers, more than half of the team members have Ph.D. degrees and come from different specialities such as chemistry, biology and physics. This diverse lineup gives us the capability to always be on the cutting-edge of AI research and development.

We promptly apply cutting-edge technology to industries and contribute to business development.



Our main focus is AI drug discovery, materials informatics, computer vision and edge AI.

AI Drug Discovery & Materials Informatics

We apply cutting-edge technology in deep learning and machine learning that makes molecular design processes of AI drug discovery and materials informatic far more efficient. Currently we provide proprietary technology with a focus on property prediction, molecular design and retrosynthesis analysis.

Major Functions

  • Predictive models
  • Generative models
  • Retrosynthesis models

Here are some of our major AI drug discovery and material informatics partners

  • astellas
  • bridgestone
  • kyoto univ
  • mitsubishi chemical HD
  • nippon shokubai
  • riken
  • showa denko

Computer Vision/Edge AI

We are actively engaged in the R&D of AI models and the development of edge AI products for image, video or sensory data. These models and products are designed to automate manual tasks, improve upon existing systems and create new business opportunities in a wide range of industries.

Use Case

  • Developing algorithms for Autonomous driving and ADAS
  • Develping Visual inspection and Anomaly detection system
  • Develping Behavior analysis and Monitoring system

Here are some of
our major computer vision/edge AI partners

  • bridgestone
  • cac
  • chiba univercity
  • hirosaki univ.
  • honda
  • huawei
  • konica
  • nissinbo
  • toppan

Our Partners

We are working together with companies and research institutes in a wide range of industries towards problem solving and value creation.

  • Corporate Partners

    • Astellas Pharma Inc.
    • Bridgestone Corporation
    • CAC Corporation
    • Honda R&D Co.,Ltd
    • Huawei Technologies Japan K.K.
    • mitsubishi chemical holdings corporation
    • Nisshinbo Holdings Inc.
    • Toppan
    • Showa Denko K.K.
  • Research Institutes and Universities

    • chiba univ.
    • hirosaki univ.
    • kyoto univ.
    • riken
  • Selected Programs

    • block buster tokyo
    • nvidea


We are actively hiring AI engineers and project managers for our business expansion!
You are most welcomed if you have experiences in machine learning or if you have a Ph.D in computer science, chemistry, biology or equivalent practical skills and strong interests in AI!

In addition, due to the increasing importance of specilized knowledge and experience in drug discovery and materials informatics, we would love to have people from the pharmaceutical and chemical industries!