AstraZeneca in Gothenburg

  • GOTHENBURG
  • SWEDEN

Great minds in a vibrant environment inspires scientific innovation

Our Gothenburg site is one of AstraZeneca's three strategic science centres. We thrive in a multinational environment working cross-functionally across the globe with AstraZeneca colleagues as well as academic and industry partners.

Explore Gothenburg


From idea to new medicine

Our teams in Gothenburg have broad scientific expertise and capabilities and work across the entire life-cycle of our medicines.

Open for collaboration


100 million USD

Investment in Karolinska Institutet partnership

>100

Academic collaborations signed 2014/2015 by Gothenburg site

70%

of cardiovascular and metabolic disease pipeline involves collaboration



BioVentureHub: a new way to collaborate

The AstraZeneca BioVentureHub is an exciting concept. We offer some of our office and laboratory space in Gothenburg to biotech companies and academic groups. This is a cost-effective opportunity for biotech start-ups to benefit from our scientific expertise and facilities, plus opportunities for future collaborations. We benefit through increasing external interaction and vibrancy while also nurturing the Scandinavian life science ecosystem.




Gothenburg key facts

2,500

Employees on site

2000

Scientists from 50 countries

600

Scientists with PhDs

30

Professors among our scientists


Our community commitment

AstraZeneca works actively to foster interest in life sciences among children and young adults in Sweden. We also support programmes under the umbrella of our global Young Health Program, which focuses on mental and physical health among children and adolescents.