The Pharmaceuticals Division focuses on prescription drugs for the therapeutic areas of cardiology, oncology, gynecology, hematology and ophthalmology. With its innovative pharmaceutical products, Bayer seeks to achieve a significant therapeutic benefit for patients while at the same time satisfying the growing requirements of physicians and health insurers. The Pharmaceuticals division in China is headquartered in Beijing with facilities in Beijing and Guangzhou. In anticipation of increasing product demand in China, Bayer invested EUR 100 million to significantly increase the production capacity of its Beijing plant. The capacity extension is designed to ensure a reliable supply of high-quality products to meet the Chinese market’s demand for pharmaceutical products, including the company’s cardiovascular and anti-diabetes products. The Pharmaceuticals Division’s Radiology business is a world-well-known diagnostic imaging solutions provider. In the field of Radiology, Bayer provides solution with imaging contrast media, injection devices and informatics in China.
Consumer Health Division
For 150 years, Bayer Consumer Health has been a trusted ally in helping people transform their everyday health by delivering innovative, high-quality, safe solutions that are scientifically proven to work. We see endless opportunities to improve lifetimes through new science and technologies that can help people live better and healthier lives. We are dedicated to innovating and applying these advancements to create the best solutions for people everywhere.
Consumer Health’s headquarters is in Basel, Switzerland, with over 11,000 people in more than 100 countries. Our division comprises 12 manufacturing sites and 4 research and development centers and is one of the world’s leading suppliers of non-prescription (OTC) medicines, dietary supplements and other self-care solutions. Consumer Health also provides leading and trusted brands to the China market, including Elevit, KangWang, Talcid, Redoxon, Claritin, Canesten, Eloson, White&Black, Mycospor, TalEcid etc., which are relevant to categories of Allergy + Cough & Cold, Dermatology, Digestive Health, Nutritionals and Pain. Consumer Health China holds online flagship stores on Tmall, JD and other e-commerce platforms, providing domestic listed and cross boarder brands for Chinese consumers.
Crop Science Division
The Crop Science Division, a world-well-known crop protection solution provider, is committed to contributing to a sustainable development of agriculture by introducing innovation into the market. With a highly efficient and innovative portfolio, complete technical services and strong collaborations with local partners, the Crop Science Division China is aligned with the Chinese government’s efforts to modernize Chinese agriculture and dedicated to help farmers improve plant health, get better yields and gain more benefits.
Bayer has been active for over 60 years in Chinese agriculture, marked with constant efforts to introduce new technologies to Chinese farmers, ranging from Decis, an insecticide in early 1980s, to Luna Sensation launched in 2014, a fungicide for a wide range of vegetables and fruit. In March 2015, Crop Science launched 6 new innovative products in China covering crops of rice, corn, wheat, vegetables and fruits. In a total, over 20 new products are planned to be launched by 2020.
As a global player, Bayer’s production site in Hangzhou is not only supplying products for domestic use, but also manufacturing for farmers in Asia and North and Latin America.
The Crop Science Division has also been carrying out projects in cooperation with authorities like the Ministry of Agriculture, the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences as well as joint efforts with public partners on capacity building in agriculture. To support the latest government efforts in rural development, Bayer started collaboration with CITIC Trust in February 2014 on Innovation & Development of Modern Agricultural Technology on the background of Land Transfer. The collaboration aims to introduce financial services via the CITIC Trust, together with technology and innovation through Crop Science to Chinese agriculture, leveraging the rich experience and expertise of the two parties.
In the field of animal health, it offers a number of products for farm and companion animals. Bayer is a successful supplier of veterinary products in China with its head office and a GMP certified plant in Chengdu, Sichuan province.