Key research areas

What are our members working on?

The Association of Research-based Pharmaceutical Companies (VFA) is the trade organization of research-based pharmaceutical companies in Germany.

46 leading research-based pharmaceutical companies are organized in the VFA. Together with their more than über 100 subsidiaries and affiliated companies, they employ nearly 90,000 people in Germany.

You can get information about the companies’ general research focus and what they are actually working on in their research, preclinical (prior to administering a drug to people) and clinical development (testing the drug on human test subjects) by selecting key research areas or companies, You are interested in:

The Pharmaceutical Industry in Germany

Germany: The Perfect Location for Research, Production and Sales - a publication by GERMANY TRADE & INVEST and vfa
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