Main Profile

Semi CMO
(Own registration and production for customers)

Description in a few words:

We are a science-led biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of prescription medicines, primarily for the treatment of diseases in three therapy areas - Oncology, Cardiovascular, Renal and Metabolism, and Respiratory.

Current Leadership:

Serkan Barış, Country President

Founding Year:

At AstraZeneca, science is at the core of everything we do. But more than that, science is who we are. Driven by innovative science and our entrepreneurial culture, we are focused on the delivery of life-changing medicines that are accelerating growth and contributing value to patients and society.


R&D focus

As AstraZeneca Turkey we’ve doubled our number of clinical trials in the last three years, and our investment has surpassed 50 million Turkish Liras. In 2018 alone, we’ve invested more than 28 million Turkish Liras in 23 different phase trials. This number has reached 26 trials in 2019. We are committed to providing necessary support for the increase in qualified work force and number of researchers in the coming years and extending our contribution to Turkey’s healthcare targets.

In More Depth

Number of employees


GMP certificates

74 GMP certificates issued by TR MoH (TİTCK)

Prominent partnerships

Koç University


Foundation for Educating Children (TOÇEV)

Turkish Diabetes Foundation

Turkish Society of Cardiology

Turkish Society of Medical Oncology (TTOD)

General Directorate of Forestry


Foundation of Hope for Children with Cancer (KAÇUV)

Turkish Education Volunteers Foundation (TEGV)

MetAmazon - Metastatic Breast Cancer Association

Lung Health and Intensive Care Association (ASYOD)

Health Sciences University

Turkish Lung Cancer Society

The Directorate of Health Institutes in Turkey (TÜSEB)

Turkish Society of Diabetes

Turkish Thoracic Society

COPD Patients Society of Turkey

Turkish Society for Radiation Oncology

The Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism of Turkey (TEMD)

Turkish Respiratory Society (TÜSAD)

Turkish Society of Internal Medicine (TİHUD)

Pembe Hanım Cancer Patients Society