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Who are we
Galen Limited is a privately owned UK Specialty Pharma company, which markets branded prescription medicines within the UK & Ireland. Established in Craigavon (Northern Ireland) in 1968, Galen works in partnership with healthcare professionals & patients, by combining product innovation with competitive pricing. In addition to its sales & marketing expertise, Galen has development, manufacturing & regulatory capabilities through affiliation to the Almac Group, which is a global provider of pharmaceutical services to major Pharma, biotech & virtual companies.

Activities
Galen utilizes its knowledge of the changing healthcare environments in the UK & Ireland to optimize sales through endorsement by Healthcare Technology Assessment bodies & hospital/ primary care formularies. Once support of the key decision makers for medicines’ management has been obtained, prescribing uptake is driven through integrated sales & marketing activities to target healthcare professionals. In order to expand the product portfolio, Galen is actively seeking late stage opportunities for in-licensing to the UK & Ireland, & also to the US, where a commercial operation has recently been established. In addition, Galen is working with out-licensing partners, around the world, for products developed in conjunction with the Almac Group.  

Therapeutic Areas
Galen has experience of marketing products across a broad range of therapy areas. Currently, Galen is promoting a range of branded prescription products to Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) in the UK within its TrustSaver portfolio. In addition, there is an increasing focus on specialty hospital products with a number of launches planned into this market sector.

Target groups
Through its team of Healthcare Business Managers, Galen contacts key decision makers within the Clinical Commissioning Groups (in the UK) & Hospitals, as well as other health care professionals, including key opinion leaders, hospital specialists, general practitioners, pharmacists & nurses.