A Strong Business Voice for North East Pharmaceuticals

Our mission is to support North East pharmaceutical sector businesses and manufacturers to grow their employment, skills, investment, exports and supply chains through business-led collaboration.
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North East Pharma has been established as a business-led organisation to provide a strong collective voice and point of co-ordination for North East pharmaceuticals and medicines manufacturers.

We aim to strengthen already productive relationships and partnerships within the sector and strengthen collaboration with partners across the region and beyond.

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There are 15 pharmaceutical manufacturers in the North East of England sector including a diverse range of scale, business models, ownership arrangements and relationship structures with the regional and UK economy.

Internationally Owned Sites

Five pharmaceutical manufacturing sites in the North East are internationally owned. Owners include US, Japanese and Indian companies and individuals.

GVA Contribution

In 2018, overall direct, indirect and induced GVA contribution to the UK by the regional sector surveyed is estimated to be between £0.73 billion and £1.28 billion.

Product Export

Pharmaceutical manufacturing sites in the sector export an average of 86% of their products with 64% of exports going to the United States.

North East Pharma will enable new projects and programmes to be taken forward in support of this aim and serve as a vehicle to receive funding to facilitate the delivery of the vision.

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Prospectus for Partners

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Information about North East Pharma and its board of directors and leadership group
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Learn more about the North East pharmaceutical manufacturing cluster
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Keep up to date with current pharmaceutical manufacturing and training projects
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