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At Pfizer, we apply science and our global resources to bring therapies to people that extend and significantly improve their lives. We strive to set the standard for quality, safety and value in the discovery, development and manufacture of health care products, including innovative medicines and vaccines. Every day, Pfizer colleagues work across developed and emerging markets to advance wellness, prevention, treatments and cures that challenge the most feared diseases of our time. Consistent with our responsibility as one of the world’s premier innovative biopharmaceutical companies, we collaborate with health care providers, governments and local communities to support and expand access to reliable, affordable health care around the world. For more than 150 years, we have worked to make a difference for all who rely on us. To learn more, please visit us on www.pfizer.com and follow us on Twitter at @Pfizer and @Pfizer_News, LinkedIn, YouTube and like us on Facebook at Facebook.com/Pfizer.
MSD has a strong history of success in translating cutting-edge research into life-saving medical breakthroughs. Our scientific advances have made a difference in the lives of millions of patients worldwide… and many of these advances were the result of partnerships. In 2016, more than 60% of our human health sales were attributable to alliance partnerships and patents and we continue to work with our partners in some of the most challenging areas of biomedical research. With more than 100 business development transactions since 2015, our team has experience working on collaborations from discovery to clinical-stage programs regardless of therapeutic area or modality. We believe that by working together we can play a major role in transforming global health care. Together we can invent for life.
MSD Animal Health
MSD Animal Health, is the global animal health business unit of MSD. Through its commitment to the Science of Healthier Animals®, MSD Animal Health offers veterinarians, farmers, pet owners and governments one of the widest range of veterinary pharmaceuticals, vaccines and health management solutions and services. MSD Animal Health is dedicated to preserving and improving the health, well-being and performance of animals. It invests extensively in dynamic and comprehensive R&D resources and a modern, global supply chain. MSD Animal Health is present in more than 50 countries, while its products are available in some 150 markets.
Bayer Pharmaceuticals located in Loos is one of the three divisions of Bayer Group in France. The pharmaceutical activities include: General Medicine (cardiology, women’s health), Specialized Medicine (hemophilia, oncology), Ophthalmology and Radiology. Bayer’s products help to address the increasing challenges of a growing and aging population and the resulting demand for innovative medicines. In fiscal 2019, the Group employed around 104,000 people and had sales of 43.5 billion €. R&D expenses to 5.3 billion €. For more information: www.bayer.fr | @Bayer_FR
Since its founding in 1885, Boehringer Ingelheim is independent and family-owned. Making new and better medicines for humans and animals is at the heart of what we do. Our mission is to create breakthrough therapies that change lives. We have the freedom to pursue our long-term vision, looking ahead to identify the health challenges of the future and targeting those areas of need where we can do the most good.
As a world-leading, research-driven pharmaceutical company, more than 51,000 employees create value through innovation daily for our three business areas: Human Pharma, Animal Health, and Biopharmaceutical Contract Manufacturing. Our significant investment in R&D drives innovation, enabling the next generation of medicines that save lives and improve quality of life.
We realize more scientific opportunities by embracing the power of partnership and diversity of experts across the life-science community. By working together, we accelerate the delivery of the next medical breakthrough that will transform the lives of patients now, and in generations to come.
More information about Boehringer Ingelheim can be found at www.boehringer-ingelheim.com or in our annual report: http://annualreport.boehringer-ingelheim.com.
Evotec is a drug discovery alliance and development partnership company focused on rapidly progressing innovative product approaches with leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, academics, patient advocacy groups and venture capitalists. We operate worldwide and our more than 3000 employees provide the highest quality stand-alone and integrated drug discovery and development solutions from target to clinic. For additional information, please go to www.evotec.com and follow us on Twitter @Evotec.
Novo Nordisk is a global healthcare company with 95 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes care. We are committed to the discovery and development of innovative treatments for diabetes, obesity, haemophilia, NASH, atherosclerosis, heart failure, chronic kidney disease and we are seeking partnerships in all these indications. From molecule to market, our focus is on the patient. We are also committed to environmental and social responsibility.
Roche is the world’s largest biotech company, with truly differentiated medicines in oncology, immunology, infectious diseases, ophthalmology and diseases of the central nervous system. Roche is also the world leader in in vitro diagnostics and tissue-based cancer diagnostics, and a frontrunner in diabetes management. The combined strengths of pharmaceuticals and diagnostics under one roof have made Roche the leader in personalised healthcare.
Founded in 1896, Roche continues to search for better ways to prevent, diagnose and treat diseases and make a sustainable contribution to society. The Roche Group, headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, is active in over 100 countries and in 2019 employed about 98,000 people worldwide. To revolutionise healthcare, Roche is investing heavily in research and development with CHF 11.7 billion in 2019 and posted sales of CHF 61.5 billion. Genentech, in the United States, is a wholly owned member of the Roche Group. Roche is the majority shareholder in Chugai Pharmaceutical, Japan.
Alongside the broad internal pipeline, external innovation has always been a critical component of the Roche research and development strategy. Only in 2019, Roche entered into 78 new partnerships and is managing over 220 ongoing alliances worldwide.