We are biologics and, now, biosimilars experts
At Amgen, we are proven innovators in a field that’s constantly accelerating. We are inspired every day to engineer robust and differentiated therapeutics.
We are tireless in these efforts, asevidenced by1-8:
Innovator therapeutic treatments through FDA approval since 1980, and now 2 biosimilar medicines
Innovator therapeutic treatments through EMA approval since 2001, and 2 biosimilar medicines
Innovator products in various stages of development
Products in our portfolio of biosimilar medicines
Manufacturing biologics and biosimilars requires highly specialized knowledge of:
We have been building this knowledge for four decades. We are proud of our proven record of delivering high-quality, reliably supplied biologic medicines. This wouldn’t be possible without a global infrastructure supporting state-of-the-art manufacturing standards.9
Each biologic and biosimilar medicine requires its own high-standard operating procedure, something we’re continually investing in and refining. Once that’s in place, we check and recheck to ensure we continue to deliver the highest-quality biologic and biosimilar medicines.10
Not only that, but we’ve also invested $1 billion to ensure supply stability, earning us a reputation for trustworthiness, reliability, and determination to get medication to every patient, every time.11
Innovative systems that are proven
Our people, processes, and products have been validated time and again, and our innovative processes have become a leading industry standard. We use the same network of scientists and state-of-the-art facilities to manufacture our biosimilar medicines as we do for our innovator biologics. That means that when you use our biosimilars, you can be confident in their high quality and rigorous standards.
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