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We run to, not from, the world’s biggest health challenges.

The journey to invention and discovery is guided by science – and inspired by patients

Our purpose is to save and improve lives for generations. Our strategy is simple: We follow the science. The path to discovery is often unclear, but we are tireless in seeking solutions for some of the world’s most difficult health challenges.

Our work in numbers worldwide


people employed in research and development


people reached through our major programs and partnerships


invested in R&D in 2021

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TAPS NA 13280 TAPS DA 2208KN NZ-NON-00209 Last Updated February 2023