Cambridge-based AstraZeneca and London-based GlaxoSmithKline are the two flagships of the British drug manufacturing industry. For several years, GlaxoSmithKline was the leading pharmaceutical company in the UK based on market capitalization. However, AstraZeneca received a significant boost on the market, not least because of developing the most used COVID-19 vaccine worldwide, together with a team at Oxford University. As of September 2021, AstraZeneca was reported to have a market capitalization of around 127 billion British pounds.
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