A global pharmaceutical company with a major UK presence. AstraZeneca's purpose is to push the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines. The best way AstraZeneca can help patients is to be science-led and share this passion with the scientific, healthcare and business communities of the UK.

AstraZeneca contribution to the UK:

- Employment: AstraZeneca employs 7,897 employees across five sites in the UK and support around 41,000 other jobs.
- Investment in the business: AstraZeneca is continually investing in our UK business and have made a number of significant investments including: a purpose-built R&D centre, corporate HQ in Cambridge, and an investment of £120 million in a new facility at our manufacturing centre in Macclesfield, Cheshire.
- Innovation: AstraZeneca continues to be an integral part of the scientific community in the UK, employing more than 2,600 employees focused on high value R&D activities. This is backed up by significant R&D investment, including the opening of our new Global R&D Centre in Cambridge in 2021.