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Life Sciences

From R&D to talent management and customer experiences, your life sciences company can run more intelligently and sustainably.

Global supply chains require full, real-time visibility into demand

The scaled deployment of our personalised patient solutions helps create more flexible, agile, and transparent supply and logistic networks that can address challenging consumer demands.

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of pharmaceuticals and life sciences CEOs believe over-regulation could sidetrack growth prospects.




improved efficiency through real-time, automated collaboration with suppliers.

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of pharmaceuticals and life sciences CEOs identified that technological advances are transforming their business.


Solve your specific life sciences needs

Take clinical supply trials to the next level

Harmonise your clinical supply chain management processes while adapting to evolving trials requirements and patient needs.

Achieve business value with Intelligent ERP

Learn how life sciences companies are transforming into event-driven businesses with SAP S/4HANA and intelligent technologies.

Create a winning strategy for Industry 4.0

Explore SAP’s strategy for Industry 4.0 and how you can leverage Industry 4.0 to turn challenges into opportunities, connect with customers, and integrate partners.

SAP Road Map for Life Sciences

Explore our life sciences road map to learn more about current industry solutions, planned innovations, and future direction.

Current release highlights

  • Use of a secure data-sharing platform controlled and owned by patients
  • Identification of medicinal products through a data model based on ISO standards
  • Automated device onboarding and machine learning with SAP Predictive Maintenance and Service
  • Adoption of extended warehouse management and global batch traceability solutions from SAP

Upcoming innovations

  • Application of conversational voice interfaces and machine learning
  • Auditing of procurement collaboration with blockchain
  • Integration of extended warehouse management and global track-and-trace solutions from SAP
  • Intelligent compliance management with machine learning capabilities

Future plans

  • Automate invoice processing with exception management driven by artificial intelligence
  • Benefit from country versions of SAP Advanced Track and Trace for Pharmaceuticals
  • Support simulation-based digital twins with the inclusion of machine learning
  • Offer intelligent services with bots enabled by artificial intelligence and machine learning 

Find life sciences software tailored to your needs

Link cloud solutions to networks and smart sensors – while maintaining patient privacy – to leverage Big Data analysis and connected health models.

SAP Integrated Business Planning

Meet future demand profitably by combining capabilities for sales and operations, demand, response and supply planning, and inventory optimisation. Take advantage of powerful supply chain analytics, what-if simulations, alerts, and more – in the cloud.

SAP Advanced Track and Trace for Pharmaceuticals

Comply with drug serialisation and reporting requirements – and fight counterfeiting and illicit trade – with SAP Advanced Track and Trace for Pharmaceuticals. This track and trace software integrates serialisation with your processes and provides country-ready reporting packages.

SAP Batch Release Hub for Life Sciences

Streamline, automate, and simplify batch releases with a solution that automatically consolidates batch release check status from different source systems and visualises it in a single worklist to enable the one-button batch release (OBBR) process.

SAP Services and Support

We're working together to continually drive the successful business outcomes and value that matter most to you.

Our services and support portfolio is designed as an end-to-end, holistic experience that can help you transform your organisation, transition to the cloud, and continuously improve your business. Working together to get you there, and drawing on decades of customer experience and guidance, is the fastest way to see the full value of your SAP investment. 

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Incorporate sustainability into operations

Life sciences organisations are prioritizing sustainability during their digital transformations. Discover the benefits with insight from SAP and Oxford Economics.

Leveraging digital solutions to increase resiliency

The life sciences industry has seen immense shifts that have transformed the way it operates. Learn how it has handled disruptions with digital technologies.

Simplify and improve your business with the latest innovations

Gain control and improve supply chain planning

Distribute your products with greater efficiency and speed by reducing the burden of manual processes and executing supply chain processes on a finer level.

Harmonise clinical supply management processes

Run transparent, efficient, flexible, and patient-centric clinical trials by reimagining your supply operations and defining an industry-standard solution.

Get the latest news and trends from experts

Aparna Seksaria
Life Sciences Industry Solution Manager, SAP
The future of clinical supply management

Get a glimpse into the future of clinical supply management and explore why using the right technology and collaboration can be critical to your success.

Daniel R. Matlis
President Axendia, Inc.
Reimagining supply chain collaboration

See how SAP supports collaboration by offering a network with an open, scalable framework on a business technology platform that connects with third parties.

Christoph Roller
Commercial Customer Advisor SAP
Creating strategic advantages with Industry 4.0

Learn how Industry 4.0 can help bring your manufacturing processes and product experience to a new level through automation and other process efficiencies.

Communities and Events

SAP Life Sciences Innovation Journey

Join us in person this June to learn about our new cutting-edge solutions for life sciences, hear how industry experts are working with SAP to develop these solutions, and engage in the conversation on industry best practices.

Join the SAP Community

Learn how SAP Community, the social network for SAP professionals, changes the way thousands of SAP users work every day.

Creating a resilient supply chain for life science companies​

Join our 45 minute web event to hear more about what's next in Life Sciences and the evolution of SAP's industry strategy.

Manage your life sciences business enterprise-wide

Explore our comprehensive solutions for all business processes across all industries to find the solutions you need to build a connected business.

Human Resources

Simplify HR processes and engage your workforce to drive better business results, empower your workforce, and develop your talent.


Bring together financial processes with automated, real-time analytics, and translate them into forward-looking business insight across the entire organisation.


Take advantage of in-depth data analysis, predictions, and processing of complex events, and combine data from a variety of sources into one, integrated platform.

Database and Data Management

Leverage business applications that use the latest technology advancements – including the SAP HANA platform, cloud, mobile, and more.

Application Development and Integration

Deploy high-velocity, intelligent edge applications using business and technology services.

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