R&D Solutions

Helping our pharmaceutical and biotech clients solve for patients

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Go from billions to millions

Billions to millions: Improving R&D productivity

Driving digital in biopharma

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Helping biopharma companies focus on the patient

We help the world’s leading biopharma companies bring their vision to life – enabling them to improve outcomes by converging around the patient, connecting scientific expertise with unique insights into the patient experience.

Our services span across the entire life sciences enterprise, from research laboratories, clinical trials, and regulatory services, to pharmacovigilance and patient services solutions. Delivered by biopharma and biotech experts, our services are powered by an integrated, intelligent technology solution – the Accenture INTIENT platform.


See how our R&D services can drive innovation.


INTIENT Summit, Boston 2019.


Explore our intelligent operations services.

A Life Sciences industry leader

Leader in strategic consulting

Leader for Third Consecutive Time in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Life Sciences Research & Development Vendor Assessment for Strategic Consulting

Leader in digital services

Leader in Everest Group 2019 PEAK Matrix® for Life Sciences Digital Services, examining the changing dynamics of the digital landscape

Leader in Life Sciences Operations Services

Leader in the Everest Group Life Sciences Operations -- Services PEAK Matrix® Assessment 2020 due to Accenture’s "deep domain knowledge…"

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New Science is driving biopharma growth

Biopharma companies are finding ways to delivery exceptional growth amidst tremendous disruption by embracing New Science – an evolving, unique combination of the best in science and health technology that is filling an unmet need and raising the standard of care.


of sales between 2017 and 2022 are expected to be driven by New Science, up from 47% between 2012 and 2017.


more investment is being made in digital, data and genomics by leaders in New Science compared to their peers.


higher Probability of Technical and Regulatory Success (PTRS) with New Science compared to other treatments.

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Our leaders


Leader in Life Sciences Operations Services

Leader in the Everest Group Life Sciences Operations -- Services PEAK Matrix® Assessment 2020 due to Accenture’s "deep domain knowledge…"

Accenture and Google Cloud collaborate to help Life Sciences companies advance innovative therapies

January 28, 2020 / Accenture and Google Cloud announced that Google Cloud will be the cloud technology provider for Accenture’s INTIENT platform.

UCB and Accenture collaborate to accelerate data processing and help improve patient safety

December 16, 2019 / Accenture and UCB, a global biopharmaceutical company collaborated to build a safety solution based on INTIENT Pharmacovigilance.

Life Sciences blog

Our Life Sciences experts weigh in on how pharma, biotech and medtech companies can improve patient outcomes.

Empowering women to lean in and listen

Our Global Head of Research Sara Cortese talks about being a female leader in the Life Sciences industry.

Imagine – better connected cancer patients

After surveying more than 1000 cancer patients Accenture identified opportunities for biopharma companies to help with patient challenges.

The E suite of Ecosystems: Ease of access

A partner ecosystem can make decentralized clinical trials more mainstream. Accenture talks about how.

The E suite of Ecosystems: E for efficacious

Read how INTIENT ecosystem provides life sciences companies access synthetic control arm data, enabling adoption of a new, innovative R&D model.

The E suite of Ecosystems: E for efficiencies

Accenture discusses how the Accenture Life Sciences ecosystem partner provides life sciences companies access to synthetic control arm data.