The value case for SAP S/4HANA in Life Sciences

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SAP S/4HANA can advance digital transformation

We are entering a new era in Life Sciences. New digital technologies, New Science and evolving consumer expectations are challenging companies to deliver better outcomes—faster, more efficiently and in a highly personalized manner. This digital transformation has immense potential, and now is the time to seize it.

By leveraging the strength of the SAP S/4HANA platform, we can help you succeed on your digital journey—developing a clear business case, a defined path to achieve it and the experience to deliver it with you. You need an approach that works for your company and a vision that encompasses infrastructure, platform strategy and your desired degree of transformation.

With our deep life sciences expertise, extensive experience with SAP S/4HANA—including Accenture’s myConcerto platform customized for life sciences and the first to achieve SAP® Model Company certification—we can help you make the right investments, manage complexity and quickly realize value.

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"We selected Accenture as a partner based on its industry expertise and extensive experience with SAP S/4HANA implementation."

— NORIAKI YAMAMOTO, Corporate Officer – CIO, Head of Information Systems Division at Santen Pharmaceutical Co.

Why invest now in SAP S/4HANA in Life Sciences?

Moving to SAP S/4HANA can help you leap ahead of this transition while digitally transforming and growing your business. Specifically, it can help you:

Embrace new science

Investing in digital transformation and integrated data will help you benefit from New Science, which will drive 54% of industry growth through 2022.

Quickly embed essential new technologies

SAP S/4HANA has built AI, machine learning and neural network capabilities into its core, enabling more connected, user-friendly, modern organization.

Enable deep personalization

Tomorrow’s patients expect tailored solutions and interactions. SAP S/4HANA connects disparate datasets, providing a holistic view of your customers.

Reinvent the supply chain

As production shifts to personalized medicines and small batches, SAP S/4HANA will bring the flexibility needed to make supply chains more responsive.

Better serve customers

Digital innovations and smart devices allow life sciences companies to layer new services on existing products and deepen their added value.

Accelerate and improve decision-making

SAP S/4HANA will substantially accelerate your back-office operations, providing your business with the data necessary for real-time decision-making.

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The unique value we bring

Transformational stories are exciting, but success is never self-explanatory. We help our clients create compelling, quantified business cases for SAP S/4HANA. Then, we help them achieve them.


customized assets to help life sciences companies quickly embrace SAP S/4HANA.


SAP S/4HANA practitioners.


SAP S/4HANA projects ongoing or completed, including Accenture’s own transition to S/4.


to achieve SAP® Model Company certification, which can accelerate deployment of SAP S/4HANA by as much as 30 percent.1


years of experience working with thousands of clients and SAP.

Awards & recognition

Our SAP S/4HANA work with our clients is helping Life Sciences businesses improve efficiency, revolutionize supply chain management and embrace new opportunities in digitalization & personalization. The recognition we receive strengthens our resolve.

Case studies

Bristol Myers Squibb upgrades global SAP to S/4HANA in the AWS cloud flawlessly.


A new SAP S/4 HANA ERP solution ushers Merck KGaA Healthcare into a digital future.


Accenture runs its core financial processing on a single global system instance of SAP S/4HANA®—a demonstration of truly leading in the New.

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Discover the latest developments in SAP S/4HANA for Life Sciences.

Accenture and SAP® to help organizations transform their business through RISE with SAP

Accenture brings technology and industry services that simplify the move to cloud and boost innovation.

Accenture first partner to achieve SAP-certified integration with SAP® model company delivered through Accenture myConcerto®

This distinguishes Accenture’s intelligent enterprise solutions for oil and gas and life sciences companies, delivered through its myConcerto® platform.

Accenture to help Santen Pharmaceutical build a global intelligent enterprise platform on SAP® S/4HANA®

Accenture has been selected to help Santen, a Japan-based ophthalmic pharma company, build a platform that will drive the company’s digital transformation.

What we think

Our leaders

Join the SAP team

Our clients are the industry leaders who are shaping the future of Life Sciences. We are constantly expanding and enriching our SAP S/4HANA services and capabilities to provide them with the support they need to innovate and grow.

Your talent and ambition will help us make the difference. Are you excited to tap into the power of SAP S/4HANA and help Life Sciences businesses achieve better patient outcomes? Join us and discover how far you can go.


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