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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. 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 clients.


Benefit from our approach to transformation.

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


A life sciences company


A life sciences company

improved efficiency and quality with robotic process automation.

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Sensyne COVID-19 app in 16 days


Sensyne COVID-19 app in 16 days

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

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A leading pharmaceuticals company


A leading pharmaceuticals company

used AI to accelerate pharma market share analytics.

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A medical device manufacturer


A medical device manufacturer

reengineered and accelerated its revenue cycle.

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Commercialization and brand launches in a post-COVID world

In this roundtable-style video, three industry experts discuss how commercial teams adapted during the pandemic to continue to meet the needs of patients and healthcare providers. Among other topics, they contemplate the potential path that Life Sciences companies will take towards commercialization and brand launches as we begin the transition to a “new normal.” And finally, wrap up with a discussion about how Life Sciences organizations can evolve by embracing workplace diversity, an important societal issue.

Deliver a bespoke HCP journey: Move beyond multi-channel engagement

Learn how leaders in pharma deliver digital engagement and outpace the competition through customer experiences fueled by data and customer insights.

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Targeted solutions

Smart packaged solutions to transform for the digital age.

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 & Platforms

Cognizant Shared Investigator Platform

Accelerate clinical trials with a platform that connects sponsors, sites and technology providers working from any location.

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Cognizant Clinical Data Insights

Get new therapies to market faster with a solution that uses data and analytics to accelerate decision-making.

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Recently published insights


Managing people in a pandemic: Lessons from the front lines

Cytiva delivered on surging demand despite COVID-19 lockdowns. The new ways of working will have a lasting, positive effect on the company's ability to serve customers and operate as a team that’s in it, together.


Four tips to create patient-centric decentralized clinical trials

When designing remote trials, start early and small, and focus not on technology but the specific needs of each patient and each trial.


The work ahead in life sciences: Cures at the speed of digital

The pandemic intensified the life sciences industry’s urgency to change, with digital technologies shooting from a strategic priority to an operational imperative.


Latest thinking

It takes a village to humanize the clinical trial experience

Enabling patient-centric clinical trials requires easing the experience for not only participants, but also for investigators, researchers and sponsors to ensure that trials attract and keep patients engaged.

How life sciences can move to manufacturing 4.0 while meeting market demands

Here are four ways life sciences organizations can quickly and cost-effectively achieve manufacturing 4.0 benefits while still getting treatments to market.

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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.



Avi Kulkarni

SVP Life Sciences Strategic Business Unit Head

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

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

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