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Research & Development

Science is at the core of everything we do in LEO Pharma. We are advancing the standard of care for the increasing number of people living with skin diseases. We deliver differentiated, innovative solutions addressing high unmet needs to make a fundamental difference for those who need us most in medical dermatology.

Every day, every hour, every minute, people around the world are suffering from skin conditions, often severe and chronic and impairing their quality of life. Some of them are currently without hope of improvement. At LEO Pharma, we are striving relentlessly to develop new innovative treatment solutions within medical dermatology to enable health for these people! 


Diversity fosters ideas and progress 

At LEO Pharma, we embrace the unique qualities and differences offered by diversity, experiences and backgrounds represented by health & medical sciences, computer sciences, business schools and technical universities. Our projects are based on the efforts of our multi-disciplinary project teams integrating advanced knowledge in R&D disciplines with expertise in clinical practice and therapeutic needs. Each one of us makes a real impact in our everyday work. 



Innovating to address patient needs 

Working with us means working to make a fundamental difference for those who needs us most in medical dermatology. We enjoy a positive and inclusive workplace, where we are trusted and empowered to explore new ways and to bring new ideas to the table. By working together, we push the limits of medical dermatology to understand patients, skin, and dermatological diseases better than anyone else. And best of all, we have fun while doing so! 


Collaboration with universities and external partners 

We are driven by our desire to offer new, innovative medicines better and faster than anyone else. Our R&D organization is situated at our headquarters outside Copenhagen in Denmark, and we collaborate closely with a range of external partners across the globe.