Founded in 1996 by Dr. Andrew Thompson, formerly of Merck Research Laboratories in The Department of Process Research, J-STAR Research, Inc. is a contract chemistry organization serving as an outsourcing partner for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. J-Star has become a leading provider of services in organic synthesis for a variety of pharmaceutical clients globally. J-STAR was formed to provide high quality chemistry and process research services to the chemical community. For complex synthetic organic chemistry projects, especially those with an uncertain development future, it can be difficult to find a nimble and reliable chemistry provider willing to take on new challenges. The company is privately held, which allows us to continue our focus on providing high quality chemistry services. Learn more.