• Pharmaceutical R&D tax incentives

    Globalisation of the pharmaceutical industry and increased outsourcing have drastically changed the R&D landscape. This report explores the impact on R&D tax incentives.

  • Megatrends – Health reimagined

    Health care is embarking on a once-in-a-lifetime transformation. This report explores what the industry needs to do to achieve future success.

  • The new revenue recognition standard - life sciences

    Due to the revenue recognition standards recently issued, life sciences entities may need to make changes. We highlight the key considerations and next steps.

  • Navigating the payer landscape in pharma

    A revolution is happening in health care, and it’s being led by payers. Progressions, our global pharmaceutical report, explores how companies are responding.

  • Commercial excellence in pharma 3.0

    The pharmaceutical industry is navigating a profound transformation into what we call “Pharma 3.0.” We explore how companies are adapting their commercial models in response.

  • Firepower and Growth Gap Report 2014

    Big pharma needs mergers and acquisitions to grow, but the deal landscape is more competitive than ever. Read more about pharma's growth gap in our report.

  • Firepower and Growth Gap Report 2014

    Big pharma needs mergers and acquisitions to grow, but the deal landscape is more competitive than ever. Read more about pharma's growth gap in our report.

  • Pulse of the industry - medical technology report 2013

    Facing regulatory pressures, resource constraints, and changing health care industry, the medtech industry must redefine innovation to deliver value for payers and patients. Read more.

  • Cash on prescription 2013

    The 14 leading pharma companies have up to US$40 billion tied up unnecessarily in working capital. What strategies can help companies increase efficiency?

Life Sciences

Finding sustainability in biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical technology

Amplified business decisions are the new norm thanks to rapid changes. From new market entrants and regulatory reform to expiring patents and the growing challenge of chronic diseases, leaders in the life sciences community must explore a new course to address the changing climate for health care — one driven by patients and focused on health outcomes.

Our Global Life Sciences Center brings together a worldwide team of professionals to help you achieve your potential.

We cover key issues in these areas:

Contact us

EY-Aidan Meagher

Aidan Meagher
Head of Life Sciences
International Tax Services
 +353 (1) 221 1139
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EY-Adrian Browne

Adrian Browne
Head of Transaction Advisory Services
Email Adrian Browne
 +44 (0)20 7951 0465



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EY - FutureHealth

On February 27th we hosted the HealthXL Global Gathering in Dublin, an exclusive half day meeting for international thought leaders in healthcare with sessions on CHF, Clinical Trials and COPD. HealthXL brings together providers, insurers, pharma, patients, innovative high growth companies and other key stakeholders to review opportunities for digital health innovation. Read our press release

EY - FutureHealth


NDRC works with start-ups with a vision of creating a new future for healthcare. The Health XL programme helps start-ups with a game-changing technology-based idea move from the lab into the commercial world. As part of EY’s investment in Irish Life Sciences, and our support of Irish entrepreneurs, we believe it is critically important to invest in initiatives like FutureHealth to help identify, support and encourage the next wave of entrepreneurs in this highly innovative space. Read our press release.

EY - BioInnovate


The BioInnovate Fellowship programme, in association with EY, teams medical doctors, engineers, technologists and business professionals to work together to identify undermet clinical needs and align these with good business opportunities by finding solutions and implementing a plan to bring the technology to market. Read our press release.