Drugs in R&D pipeline worldwide 2018 vs. 2019, by phase of development

Number of drugs in the R&D pipeline worldwide 2018 vs. 2019, by development phase

Drugs in R&D pipeline worldwide 2018 vs. 2019, by phase of development This statistic shows the number of drugs in the R&D pipeline worldwide in 2018 and a projection for 2019, by phase of development. In 2018, there were 8,040 drugs in the pre-clinical phase of the R&D pipeline.
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Number of drugs in the R&D pipeline worldwide 2018 vs. 2019, by development phase

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Development phase20182019*
Pre-clinical8,0408,520
Phase I2,1272,281
Phase II2,3602,576
Phase III1,0061,009
Pre-registration214199
Registered150152
Launched1,1991,273
Suspended5260
Development phase20182019*
Pre-clinical8,0408,520
Phase I2,1272,281
Phase II2,3602,576
Phase III1,0061,009
Pre-registration214199
Registered150152
Launched1,1991,273
Suspended5260
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This statistic shows the number of drugs in the R&D pipeline worldwide in 2018 and a projection for 2019, by phase of development. In 2018, there were 8,040 drugs in the pre-clinical phase of the R&D pipeline.
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