Australia: Where Value Beats Cost
In some ways the Australian medicines industry is going through the same restructuring and challenges as the…
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AstraZeneca Australia is engaged in the research, development, manufacture and supply of medicines that aim to make a real difference to the lives of Australians.
AstraZeneca is one of Australia’s largest private sector investors in medical research and development (R&D) and has, invested more than $250 million in Australia in the last decade.
It is the largest national manufacturer of pharmaceuticals in Australia, providing $1.2 billion of medicines to the local market and $200 million in exports.
AstraZeneca currently involved in more than 50 clinical trials at over 200 sites across Australia, investigating potential new treatments in the areas of oncology, cardiovascular, diabetes, infection, gastrointestinal, neuroscience, respiratory, and inflammation.
The company employs more than 900 people in Australia and is committed to being recognised as an ‘Employer of Choice’.
AstraZeneca couples a global reach with local knowledge that stems from its long heritage in Australia that dates back to 1957.
AstraZeneca focuses on the following health care areas: cardiovascular, diabetes, gastrointestinal, neuroscience, oncology, respiratory, anaesthesia and pain management.