Millions rely on us

At Novo Nordisk Research & Development, we focus on what we do best: developing life-saving treatments. It is our responsibility to take an innovative research idea and turn it into a product that makes a real difference to people requiring chronic care.

Our success is built on more than 90 years of innovation and commitment to patients


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More than 90 years of experience of working with innovative biological medicines and understanding patients’ lives has given us the core competences and scientific expertise to concentrate on selected therapy areas where we know we can make a real difference; diabetes, obesity, haemophilia, growth disorders.

Working here, you’ll join a team of highly-qualified, ambitious colleagues with a passion to bring better treatments to the people who need them.


Talent in Novo Nordisk

Mads Krogsgaard Thomsen, Chief Science Officer at Novo Nordisk, talks about the need to attract the best scientific talent from around the world.

R&D website

Read more about our R&D strategy and research pipeline, our passion for proteins and our latest research publications at our dedicated R&D website.

R&D website