Research, medical and innovation

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​Companies that produce medicines oversee the development of a medicine from when a molecule is first identified as a potentially suitable medicinal product, through to testing in humans, including clinical trials in patients, and finally to licensing of the new medicine ready for doctors to write prescriptions in normal clinical practice.

We have created two infographics to help illustrate the full medicines development pathway:

Some of the key areas we work on with our member companies, together with a brief description of the work we do, are detailed in the following sections:

If you'd like to find out more, please contact us, and you will be put in contact with the relevant person in our team.

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