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Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. At the same time, the Group aims to create value through innovation, growth and high earning power. Bayer is committed to the principles of sustainable development and to its social and ethical responsibilities as a corporate citizen. In fiscal 2014, the Group employed around 119,000 people and had sales of EUR 42.2 billion. Capital expenditures amounted to EUR 2.5 billion, R D expenses to EUR 3.6 billion. These figures include those for the high-tech polymers business, which is to be floated on the stock market as Covestro by mid-2016 at the latest.
With our distinctive knowledge of people, animals and plants, we focus on the areas of health care and nutrition.
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Commitment and Sustainability
Bayer has a strong history of involvement in social, community and environmental programmes across the UK and Ireland region. Our commitment is evident through support of numerous social responsibility programmes, often in partnership with other organisations.
Bayer is improving people’s quality of life by preventing, alleviating and curing diseases. In 2014 we invested a total of €3,574 million in research and development, a sound platform to introduce further innovative products in expanding healthcare markets.
Bayer holds a worldwide leading position in its main therapeutic areas and our Pharmaceuticals portfolio focuses on:
General Medicine Specialty Medicine – General Medicines consists of prescription products, especially for cardiology and women s health, whilst Specialty Medicines covers the areas of haematology, neurology, oncology and ophthalmology.
Radiology – combines contrast-enhanced diagnostic imaging equipment and the necessary contrast agents into a single source for radiology and equipment support services.
Diabetes Care – a global leader in the field of blood glucose monitoring systems, providing devices and test strips for more than 40 years. These products are used by those with diabetes to safely and conveniently monitor their blood glucose levels both at home and on the move.
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