As a mid-sized global biopharmaceutical company, Ipsen improves patients’ lives through research, innovation and the development of transformative medicines in Oncology, Rare Disease and Neuroscience.


Improving people’s lives and health outcomes by focusing on areas of high unmet medical need, we are accelerating our momentum and rapidly boosting our pipeline to bring the full potential of our innovative medicines to patients.

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Our strategy has been instrumental in making us a leader in our field. Our global presence, resources, expertise and strong track record commercializing our medicines are resulting in a real impact for people living with high unmet medical needs. We’re leveraging the full force of Ipsen’s infrastructure, innovation and passion to develop new therapies and valuable collaborations.

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Putting patients at the heart of our work

Our commitment to improving the lives and medical outcomes of patients is the driving force behind every decision made at Ipsen. We believe in working with patients, for patients, listening to their needs and involving their insights in the entire.


Shaping a more sustainable future

Ipsen is dedicated to safeguarding and preserving our planet. The Generation Ipsen ESG responsibility strategy lays out ambitious goals for the company in each of four pillars: Environment, Patients, People and Governance.

Careers at Ipsen

Ipsen offers a multitude of exciting opportunities for talented and motivated people in careers ranging from medial and clinical research to sales, marketing, finance, IT, HR and legal services. We are committed to providing our employees with a workplace that is welcoming, challenging and inclusive.

Top Ipsen stories

01 September 2023 4 mins read
PBC Awareness Month: The power of patient voices  

As anyone living with Primary Biliary Cholangitis (PBC) – a rare and progressive autoimmune liver disease1 – knows, the disease can have a significant impact on a person’s day to day life and relationships.2 

29 August 2023 1 mins read
Mapping valuable insights from the FOP patient community in the UK and Spain

FOP is an ultra-rare genetic disorder where extra bone formation takes place in soft tissues, including muscles, tendons and ligaments, causing irreversible and progressive loss of mobility and leading to severe disability. To better understand the struggles that people living…

29 August 2023 2 mins read
Putting yourself in the shoes of someone with an ultra-rare condition: the first FOP immersive experience

You can never truly understand what it’s like to live with an ultra-rare condition unless you’ve experienced it for yourself. With this in mind, we recently embarked on a project to help healthcare professionals experience what it’s like to live…

29 August 2023 2 mins read
Understanding the Person Behind the Chart – Living with Primary Biliary Cholangitis

Primary biliary cholangitis (PBC) is a chronic autoimmune disease that affects liver function and can have debilitating symptoms for people living with the condition, including unrelenting itch, fatigue, pain and dry eyes and mouth. In addition, people who live with…

29 August 2023 2 mins read
Learning the impacts of FOP from patients and their families – The Burden of Illness study

Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP) is an ultra-rare genetic disorder where extra bone formation takes place in soft tissues, including muscles, tendons and ligaments, causing irreversible and progressive loss of mobility, leading to severe disability. While the impact of the disease…

29 August 2023 2 mins read
Making clinical trials relevant to stroke survivors

At Ipsen, we endeavor for all our clinical trials to be reflective of the real world, and this requires the participation of a cross-section of people living with a particular condition. However, for some stroke survivors with post-stroke spasticity –…

29 August 2023 1 mins read
Gathering insights to improve clinical trials – DIRECTION study patient advisory board 

At Ipsen, we strive to improve the experiences of those participating in our clinical trials and do this by capturing insights from people living with the conditions we are investigating to help us to improve how we run our studies.  

29 August 2023 2 mins read
Unchartered territory: Mapping the cervical dystonia patient experience  

We collaborated with Dystonia Europe to help uncover the unmet needs of people living with cervical dystonia – a rare, underdiagnosed neurological movement disorder that primarily affects the muscles in the neck. This can cause the head to turn to…

29 August 2023 2 mins read
Co-creating recipe guides with the kidney cancer patient community to tackle undernutrition during treatment

In France, we partnered with patient organization Association pour La Recherche sur les Tumeurs du Rein (A.R.T.u.R) and experts to help people living with kidney cancer overcome undernutrition.

29 August 2023 1 mins read
Uniting the neuroendocrine tumor (NET) community in Spain: Podcast series

We worked together with the Spanish patient organization NET España and local scientific society Grupo Español en Tumores Neuroendocrinos y Endocrinos (GETNE) on a podcast series to raise awareness of neuroendocrine tumors (NETs), a group of uncommon tumors that develop…