Pharmaceutical industry - number of new substances 1992-2018

This statistic shows the number of new chemical or biological entities bought to the pharmaceutical industry in periods between 1998 and 2018, by region. In the period between 1998 and 2002, 29 new substances were introduced through Japanese companies.

Number of new chemical or biological entities developed between 1992 and 2018, by region of origin

Nationality of mother company1998-20022003-20072008-20122013-20172014-2018
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1997 to 2018

Supplementary notes

EFPIA stands for the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations.
This statistic was assembled from several editions of this report.

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