Introduction

Introduction Pharma & Life Sciences

The environment in which Pharmaceutical, Medical Devices and Life Sciences companies operate is increasingly challenging, being driven by a more and more demanding healthcare agenda. The global need for innovative, cost effective medicines continues to rise whilst regulators , payers, health care providers and patients are demanding greater value for money, proven effectiveness of products, more transparency and access to information. To meet these demands companies are seeking ways to improve R&D productivity, increase the efficiency of its operations, rationalise spending on sales and marketing and enhance financial performance.

Working closely with our clients, ranging from small entrepreneurial life science companies to large global corporations, we aim to achieve increased performance by improving the efficiency and effectiveness of a company’s key business operations.

Across the whole Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences value chain, PwC's trusted professional advisors use their wealth of industry based experience, knowledge and expertise to help our clients evaluate their strategic business options, improve management and control, and identify cost saving initiatives.

In the Netherlands we have a broad sectorteam of dedicated professionals, focussing on our various regions. This includes both the industry but also knowledge institutions (such as universities in Amsterdam, Leiden, Utrecht, Eindhoven and Maastricht) and innovative businessparks (such as Amsterdam Biomed, Leiden Bioscience, Utrecht Sciencepark, Pivotpark Oss and Healthcampus Maastricht). Through this local dedication and focus, we have a proven track record of connecting the industry in a proactice way.