Our vision is something we express both internally and externally and of course, internationally as well.
For our business, value through innovation means:
• 3.2 billion euros in R&D, corresponding to 18.1 per cent of net sales.
• We believe in the potential of our established products alongside the development of competitive innovations – so our product development process is ever-evolving.
• We develop breakthrough therapies and healthcare solutions in areas of unmet medical need, taking on the world’s toughest healthcare challenges.
• We believe in partnering for success and in the sustainable, economic health of the company, driving our competitiveness within the industry.
For our management culture, value through innovation means:
• We’re committed to an agile management culture – we don’t just talk about it, we practice it every day.
• We offer a range of leadership programs, aimed at developing today’s leaders so that they can develop the leaders of the future.
• We promote the ‘ENGAGE Women’s Leadership’ program to diversify and strengthen our management teams.
For our employees, value through innovation means:
• We offer long-term, professional development opportunities and life phase-friendly human resources policies. After all, your future is our future.
• We encourage a progressive company culture based on respect, equal opportunities and reliability.
• We offer fulfilling work to ambitious and dedicated people.
• We advocate – and take real steps to ensure – a healthy balance between your professional and personal lives.
• We promote the diversity of our employees. Their different perspectives improve our understanding of our customers and markets, helping us to drive innovation for patients.