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Our promise: We’ll continue to help our customers fast and reliably

In the current situation, the health of everybody has the highest priority. The pharmaceutical industry is facing tremendous challenges while searching for new medication and vaccine against Covid-19. Winning the race against time is now more important than ever. Our highly motivated experts are here for you to support you in order to accelerate tasks like R&D, processes and documentation, production, and packaging. We are operational and ready to help. Stay safe and healthy!

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Digital solutions for the pharmaceutical value chain

Shorten time-to-market for medications and pharmaceuticals and win the race against time with the Digital Enterprise portfolio

New diseases require new medications, and growing competition calls for faster, leaner processes in all areas of business in pharmaceutical companies. Digitalizing pharmaceutical plants helps shorten market launch times and improve quality even more. Digital Enterprise is the comprehensive portfolio from Siemens for the digital transformation with solutions for the specific requirements of the pharmaceutical industry. We’re there to help you along the way. We’ll work with you to develop the ideal solutions for your specific requirements, combine your skills with our hardware and software portfolio, and help you digitalize your entire value chain. Together we can win the race against time.

On the move toward Pharma 4.0 – our experts are happy to advise you

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Pharma 4.0

Digitalization in the pharmaceutical industry

Digitalization at every point along the value chain helps the pharma industry get pharmaceuticals from the lab to the patient more swiftly.


Consistent, top-level quality and compliance with Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and all requirements of the law are essential factors. Other trends in the digitalization of pharmaceutical manufacturing include process optimization and continuous paperless production.


Digitalization in Pharma – Winning the race against tim‪e

This Talking Digital Industries” podcast takes moderator Chris Brow into the pharma industry. Together with his guests Rebecca Vangenechten, Head of Pharma at Siemens Digital Industries, and Gunther Bechmann, Senior Manager Operations at Pfizer in Freiburg, he discusses how digitalization can help the pharma industry to shorten the time of vaccine or drug development. 


Apps and Digital Services for Process Industries

Digitalizing pharmaceutical plants reduces time-to-market, enhances quality and improves efficiency. Our apps perfectly map pharmaceutical processes in an R&D lab as well as in manufacturing and maintenance for full-scale control of your entire processes. 

Digital solutions

Total package for Pharma plant 4.0

The maximum effect can be achieved when automation hardware and industrial software work together, which means that both of these elements have been seamlessly integrated and perfectly tailored to the process requirements of the pharmaceutical industry. Discover our entire offering, from research and development to the active pharmaceutical ingredient manufacturing process and secondary processing of pharmaceuticals.

Our solutions for the pharmaceutical industry at a glance

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For real-time quality monitoring in the pharmaceutical industry


Now quality can be an integral part of every stage of your pharmaceutical manufacturing process. SIMATIC SIPAT, our software solution for process analytical technology (PAT), is there to help.

Added value through Services

Services throughout the entire pharmaceutical plant lifecycle

Our end-to-end approach to services ensures maximum plant availability, flexible processes, comprehensive training, and reliable consulting services on all aspects of digitalization in the pharmaceutical industry.

Specific services for your business

Improved operational excellence thanks to minimizing downtime and optimizing consumables, resources, and labor input. We work with you to develop new business models that maintain your performance, quality, and flexibility over the long term. Our experts help you sustain, promote, and improve your operations at every point in the plant and process cycle. We offer a customized range of consulting services to help you choose the best strategy for digitalization and get the most out of your digitalization potential. 

Pharma trends

New developments in all areas of medical technology and pharmaceuticals

Keep up with the latest developments, trends and events in areas of current interest to the pharma industry.

Press release: Siemens and BioNTech expand their collaboration for global vaccine production

German biotechnology company BioNTech SE, based in Mainz, and Siemens intend to expand their strategic cooperation. The companies plan to intensify their collaboration for the rapid expansion and creation of production capacity for the Covid-19 vaccine.

Press release: Siemens supports BioNTech

The BioNTech SE biotechnology company based in Mainz has converted an existing facility in Marburg for the production of the Covid-19 vaccine in a record time with assistance from Siemens.

The trend towards digitalization in pharmaceutical industry

The Magazine: Special issue on the pharmaceutical industry

This special edition provides examples of ways our customers have seized the opportunities offered by digitalization and boosted their competitive position – with integrated engineering, simulations, and cloud-based solutions.    

Siemens and Merck drive forward modular production in industry

Press releases on the cooperation between Siemens and Merck

Siemens and science and technology company Merck will work together in future at Merck's headquarters in Darmstadt to develop a technical backbone for the modular production of the future.

Press release about the partnership between Siemens and Zeta 

Siemens and Zeta have entered into a strategic partnership. The aim of both companies is to drive forward the digital transformation of pharmaceutical processes worldwide.

Press release about the partnership between Siemens and Exyte

Siemens and Exyte, a global leader in the design and delivery of biopharmaceutical manufacturing facilities, join forces to offer end-to-end solutions for the biopharmaceutical industry by combining the digitalization expertise of Siemens with the innovation boost from Exyte.

Press release on the cooperation between Siemens and Atos

Atos, a global leader in digital transformation and Siemens are working together with the pharmaceutical industry to improve production with an innovative solution based on a digital replica of the pharma production process.


Paperless manufacturing, patient-specific medicine, and continuous production in practice

Today automation and digitalization are already transforming the pharmaceutical industry. Here are just a few examples of what our customers have achieved with our digital solutions.
Discover more exciting stories about the pharmaceutical industry

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Customized digitalization strategy from the experts

Manufacturing medications and pharmaceuticals is complex, the requirements and regulations vary greatly, and the quality demands on processes and products are huge. Digitalization lets you keep all these requirements under control – but how and where do you start, and what steps should you take, and when? Our digitalization experts will be happy to help. Contact us and schedule a non-binding personal consultation.

Our experts will be happy to offer advice on an individual digitalization strategy

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