The Spanish pharmaceutical sector is mainly concentrated in Catalonia (46%), where the headquarters of the important companies are located and possesses 60% of pharmaceutical production and 50% of the export of chemicals of the state. Cataloniais also the first Spanish community in R&D investment, with 381 million Euros invested in 2010.
Tradition and dynamism of our country has attracted significant foreign investment: eight of the ten major international pharmaceutical companies have offices in Catalonia. It is a changing sector that is stepping up the introduction of new technologies.
The introduction of ICT in the pharmaceutical sector will allow the development of new models of prevention, diagnosis and treatment, and will optimize the planning and information management of these pharmaceutical and health environments.