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Driven by a vision to improve patient outcomes along with pressure to speed time to market, manage costs and navigate regulatory demands, life sciences companies have an urgent need to innovate life science technology. Integrating digital transformation into your business strategy drives results and creates a more intelligent, agile and high-performing enterprise.


The life sciences segments we serve

Explore how modern business process services can help accelerate growth for life sciences technology clients.

Cognizant and Boehringer Ingelheim press release

Cognizant and Boehringer Ingelheim are working together to advance the speed and quality of medicinal therapy development.

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IDC MarketScape 2023 Vendor Assessment

Cognizant is positioned in the Leaders category in the 2023 IDC MarketScape for worldwide life science sales and marketing strategic consulting services.

Cognizant recognized as a Leader in Everest Group Life Sciences Operations PEAK Matrix® Assessment 2023

Cognizant’s double-digit client and revenue growth, broad set of technology solutions and deep domain/process expertise gave our team the edge over the competition.

Everest Group Peak Matrix Leader: Life Sciences Operations 2023
Cognizant Life Sciences Generative AI Summit playback

Experts from Merck, AbbVie, CMPI, Bayer, Medtronic and Gilead discuss leveraging gen AI to accelerate product development and enhance health outcomes.

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4 ways clinical development will improve with gen AI

Find out how gen AI can accelerate four key areas of clinical development and discover strategies for building your AI maturity.

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Targeted solutions

Smart packaged solutions to transform for the digital age.

Accelerate digital health solutions that are human-centered, driven by evidence and built on agile methods.

Our informatics services help accelerate drug discovery efforts and improve patient outcomes. Count on us to address the full discovery lifecycle with offerings that include re-engineering and consulting services, lab automation services, biomarker research and knowledge process outsourcing.

Leveraging the latest digital technologies, our services help you automate labor-intensive clinical trial processes and drive efficiencies across the development lifecycle.

Our industry and technology experts help:

  • Optimize workflow between upstream and downstream activities.
  • Integrate platforms and processes for greater agility in the clinical trial process.
  • Use transaction and outcome-based pricing and funding models to maximize budgets. 
  • Promote more informed and strategic decision-making between partners and stakeholders.

In life sciences, staying compliant with global regulations is costly and complicated. Our regulatory compliance solutions help you comply with industry standards. We help with independent validation services and regulatory application development, and our best practices focus on information security management, system validation, and electronic records and signatures.

Ensuring the safety and efficacy of pharmaceuticals and biotechnology products is always a top challenge in life sciences. We prepare your company for any issue, with solutions that help collect and integrate safety data from numerous sources, in real time.

Managing relationships with payers is all about ensuring that their needs are met. Our managed markets solutions help you meet a long list of requirements including negotiated price discounts, formulary maintenance and compliance tracking. We help you manage every detail with strategies and digital technologies that drive efficiencies and lower costs.

In supply chain management, end-to-end visibility is key. Our framework helps you evaluate the effectiveness of your supply chain, honing in on key performance metrics. Using this data, we help design and implement strategies tailored to your needs.

Our life sciences manufacturing services—powered by Zenith Technologies and TQS Integration—focus on achieving speed to value, while building long-term strategies that deliver on the promise of manufacturing 4.0. Through automation, MES, cloud, data and digital technology solutions, we support our clients from project conception through to completion, across the entire manufacturing lifecycle. Our end-to-end smart factory solutions enable better connected IT and OT systems and more informed, data-driven decision making—all while adhering to good manufacturing practices (GMP).

Life sciences marketers need to reach numerous audiences and deliver compelling, personalized messages to each of them. Cognizant’s business and technology experts help you target those audiences with the most advanced, innovative strategies and digital technologies.

We assist throughout the full sales and marketing cycle. That includes helping you evaluate your promotional channel options and selecting the best customer relationship management and cloud-based services for your organization.

Products and platforms

Cognizant Shared Investigator Platform

Accelerate clinical trials with a platform that connects sponsors, sites and technology providers leveraging cutting-edge life science technologies, working from any location.

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Cognizant Clinical Systems Connector

Seamlessly connect site and sponsor systems for enhanced collaboration.

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Cognizant Shared Investigator Platform

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the clinical trial landscape. Cognizant Shared Investigator Platform (SIP) provides a way forward, enabling sponsors to meet the challenges of the current environment while providing a better trial experience to clinical researchers.


Recently published insights


Latest thinking


Benefit from our approach to transformation.

With digital solutions, we help you deliver better patient outcomes.


Roche cuts feasibility process 36%

with a standardized process powered by SIP.

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Sensyne COVID-19 app in 16 days

for users to log symptoms and health risks, making every second count.

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A life sciences company

improved efficiency and quality with robotic process automation.

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A medical device manufacturer

reengineered and accelerated its revenue cycle.

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PEAK Matrix® for Veeva Service Providers 2021

Everest Group recently ranked Cognizant as a top leader in its recent PEAK Matrix® for Veeva Service Providers report. The report highlights many of Cognizant’s strengths in this area including our data enrichment and migration capabilities.



Gaurav Marya

Strategic Business Unit Head & Business Unit Integration Lead, Life Sciences

Bryan Hill

VP, Digital Health & Innovation, Life Sciences

Pritam Raut

Strategic Business Unit Head & Client Partner

Kavitha Lokesh

VP, Life Sciences

Vyom Bhuta

Strategic Business Unit Head, Life Sciences

Take the first step towards leveraging cutting-edge life science technology

Serving customers by looking forward as well as back is a big promise, but the power of today’s new digital capabilities, including life sciences solutions, is vast and growing.

Let’s talk about how digital can work for your business.