A medicinal product goes through a long cycle of development. From research and development (R&D) to launching a product on the market, it can take up to ten years. Each stage of this cycle involves the teamwork of business areas and specialists whose expertise is vital to creating products that make a difference in patient lives.
Our R&D is focused on three main therapeutic areas: oncology, neurology and immuno-inflammation, cardiometabolism (life-cycle management).
We have 16 clinical and pharmaceutical manufacturing centers worldwide—2 in France and 4 for generics—which produce more than 600 million boxes of medicines, each year.
Our cross-disciplinary functions are key in a world that is increasingly regulated and progressively interconnected.