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We are Galapagos

A pioneering biotech company. We pursue transformational medicines.

We pioneer for patients

In our mission to add years of life and improve quality of life for patients across the globe, we go where no one has ever gone before.

We discover, we dare, we care

We are empowered to make bold decisions, take risks, challenge ourselves and embrace change.

  • Act as pioneers

    We don’t shy away from fundamental challenges.

  • Raise the bar

    We like to challenge each other to push the limits in every decision we make.

  • Embrace change

    We’re not afraid to fail, because a dead end can be changed into an opportunity.

  • Make it happen

    We’re proud of our responsibility to pioneer for patients.

We make transformational medicines available to patients

We want to become a global integrated biotech, adding years of life to millions of patients. Headquartered in Mechelen, Galapagos employs over 1300 people across 14 European countries and the U.S.

Our people make it happen

We all have a crucial part to play in something far greater. As individuals, as teams and as a company, we’re driven to never give up, pushing back the boundaries of what we know and think is possible. Because we know we can create a bigger impact by working together.

Get to know Galapagos in numbers

  • 1300

    employees globally.

  • 15

    sites across Europe and the US.

  • 23 years

    years of groundbreaking research and development with a first medicine on the market.

We’re just getting started

How are you going to help us pioneering for patients?

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