Pharmacy – Chemistry
Normandy is France's 2nd ranking region for pharmaceutical chemistry. Sixty R&D centres and laboratories, two universities, a teaching hospital (CHU) and INSA (National Institute of Applied Sciences), proposing engineering courses in fine chemistry in association with industrial partners (including Sanofi, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Janssen-Cilag, Aspen, etc.).
Collective dynamics: Cosmetic Valley (inter-regional competitiveness cluster focusing on beauty and well-being science) and Polepharma (French cluster in the field of pharmaceutical production reuniting all the required skills for the development and the production of medicinal products).