Life sciences today

Life sciences has entered an era of unprecedented disruption, demand and digitalization

The COVID-19 pandemic has ushered in a new, disruptive era where agile, innovative life sciences organizations have collaborated to rapidly accelerate the pace of R&D and commercialization, coupled with a laser focus on evidence-based outcomes, delivering value and improving patient experience.

Life sciences CEOs are ready for change


of life sciences CEOs say —

Building an innovative culture is key; more than for any other industry.

Collaborative innovation is a core capability for life sciences R&D, illustrated during the COVID-19 pandemic through its vaccine programs.


of life sciences CEOs say —

Partnerships have become more important since the COVID-19 pandemic.

They expect more partnering opportunities over the next 2–3 years, 38% more than global outperformers.


of life sciences CEOs say —

Cloud will help them deliver results they desire over the next 2-3 years.

AI (57%) and IoT (75%) are also expected to help deliver results for life sciences CEOs.

Industry recognition

IBM has been consistently recognized as a leader by some of the most influential industry analysts.

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We work with strategic partners to create industry-leading solutions that enable our clients to thrive in the era of hybrid multicloud and AI.

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