AstraZeneca employ almost 1,000 people, are one of the country’s largest manufacturers of medicines and are a key exporter to 35 international markets.
AstraZeneca manufactures 100 separate product lines, namely sterile respiratory and local anaesthetic products.
Of the top twenty medicines used in Australia, four are made by AstraZeneca.
AstraZeneca produces medicines in six separate therapeutic areas including cancer, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, infection, neuroscience and respiratory inflammation.
AstraZeneca contributes significantly to clinical trials in Australia with approximately 30 concurrent trials in 190 sites across the country.