Welcome! As the Novartis team in Brussels, we represent our company on European level and operate as the connecting piece between corporate, EU and trade associations. 

Learn more about our priorities, how we reimagine medicine, get to know our team and stay in touch with us on Twitter: @NovartisEU!

Our priorities

To reimagine medicine is our overarching goal, therefore we’re focusing on the pharma review, corporate sustainability due diligence and various therapeutic areas.

General Pharmaceutical Legislation

The General Pharmaceutical Legislation is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to refine and evolve Europe’s regulatory framework – for a better future for patients and industry.

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Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence

Due diligence on human rights and environmental sustainability is strongly embedded into Novartis’ business.

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Therapeutic areas

At Novartis, we invest in the most promising frontiers of science, the most exciting innovations in the business of medicine, and the most significant healthcare needs.

Novartis has a strong footprint in Europe

€39 bn

Total GDP contribution by Novartis

31 500

Employees in Europe, 8 000 in R&D


Sites in Europe, from R&D to manufacturing to commercial

30 000

Patients in clinical trials

Trade associations



Stands for European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations representing biopharmaceutical industry operating in Europe. EFPIA has a direct membership of 36 national associations and 39 leading pharmaceutical companies.

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Is Europe's trade body for innovative companies working in the field of pharmaceuticals and medical technologies who are active in research, development of pharmaceuticals, biotechnologies and medical devices.

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The European Association for Bioindustries, promotes an innovative and dynamic European biotechnology industry. They represent 78 corporate, associate members and bioregions & 15 national biotechnology associations representing over 1800 biotech SMEs.

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The Alliance for Regenerative Medicine (ARM) is the leading international advocacy organization championing the benefits of engineered cell therapies and genetic medicines for patients, healthcare systems, and society.

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