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IT Solutions Built For Pharma 4.0™

Are you struggling with time to market? Is regulatory compliance becoming more challenging? Has your supply chain become increasingly difficult to track? These aren’t isolated problems, they’re symptoms of a common disease: unconnected data. 

The solution is an IT platform built for Pharma 4.0™. We combine industry experience with SAP and data expertise and help our customers to tap into the potential of their data to optimize their processes. With our software implementations, organizations can collect all their data in one place, track it in real-time, and use machine learning to uncover insights that were once out of reach. 

With more than 25 years of experience implementing SAP for life sciences and pharma companies, we have the expertise required to revolutionize your business. Whether you work in Blood Plasma, Medtech, Biotech, Cosmetics, API, OTC, or similar, NTT DATA Business Solutions can help your organization thrive in a Pharma 4.0™ world.

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More of Our Life Sciences Expertise

New SAP Implementation - it.lifesciences

Discover it.lifesciences, our industry solution based on SAP S/4HANA. it.lifesciences will accelerate your business processes, with the help of a full library of industry best practices and an industry-specific project methodology.

Convert Your System to SAP S/4HANA

Discover how NTT DATA Business Solutions can convert your existing SAP ERP, whether it’s SAP ECC 6.0 or earlier software, to SAP S/4HANA with a validated system conversion (brownfield implementation).

Enable Innovations with New Technologies

Innovation means for us to improve customer processes with new technologies such as blockchain, AI, digital humans, RPA, and IoT. Our innovations support our customers to execute Pharma 4.0™ scenarios, smart factories, connected supply chains and increase patient centricity.

GxP Validated Managed Services and Managed Cloud

Focus on your daily operations while we make sure your validated IT systems and internal processes run smoothly and in continuous compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) guidelines.

SAP Advanced Track & Trace for Pharmaceuticals

SAP’s serialization and track & trace software SAP ATTP makes it easier for pharma manufacturers to validate products and comply with international laws and regulations.

SAP Information Collaboration Hub (SAP ICH)

Exchange serialization data with partners securely and efficiently, with the SAP Information Collaboration Hub. Let us show you how to gain the most from this collaborative tool.

Life science and pharma is one of our strategic global growth industries. Our SAP life science and pharma solutions create value and support our customers’ transformation into intelligent enterprises. With innovative solutions and validated services, we enable our customers to stay innovative in a highly regulated industry.

Norbert Rotter, CEO NTT DATA Business Solutions

We help life sciences and pharma organizations to grow their business with SAP solutions.

Why Life Science Companies Trust NTT DATA Business Solutions

We’re one of the most experienced SAP partners in the industry. For more than 25 years, we’ve helped life sciences and pharma companies to grow their businesses and keep up with complex rules and regulations. Our software implementations follow GAMP5 guidelines. Together with our in-house computer system validation services, this allows our clients to enjoy a risk-free and 100% validated system implementation.

With experience in many sectors, including API, CMO, and OTC, as well as bio & medical technology, we’ve refined our implementation methodology to work optimally in any life science business. Our international team of more than 200 industry experts can be trusted to understand your needs.

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A Business-Led Transformation Study

Today’s business landscape is fraught with technological hurdles, including distributed and poorly accessible data, disconnected systems, and a lack of analytical capacity. These limitations hinder the effective implementation of new value creation strategies, as employees and managers lose time searching for outdated information that they would not have been equipped to meaningfully evaluate anyway. As a result, strategic decision-making processes are lengthy, fragmented, and in need of improvement. Even after a decision has been made, delays are common – often due to inefficiencies in conveying information to the relevant departments and implementing the necessary changes. This is before we even mention the human frustration experienced along the way.

This is precisely where advanced IT and technology come into play. IT enhances visibility, understanding, and predictive capacity. When coupled with adequate
organization and culture, it also accelerates strategic decision-making and adaptation processes by reducing the above-described latency challenges.

Learn more about how life sciences companies can lead transformation from a business perspective.

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Connect your Business Vision, Current Threats & Opportunities to the Latest Capabilities from SAP

Life sciences companies are adjusting their approach to business transformation by rethinking traditional organizational priorities. Technology and business model innovation have surfaced as critical drivers for growing revenue and efficiency, operating more sustainably, and adapting to new risks.

SAP technology brings together critical solutions and services needed for true business transformation, providing a path to the Intelligent Enterprise for every customer, independent of starting point or complexity.

NTT DATA Business Solutions’ RUN as a Service program complements your SAP solutions and is designed to help your business accelerate and unlock business value based on your specific business vision, challenges and opportunities.

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With our SAP implementations, data works for you, not the other way around.

These Life Sciences Customers Already Trust in Us

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Basilea Pharmaceutica International

Basilea Pharmaceutical successfully navigates SAP ERP to S/4HANA migration, overcoming challenges like tight deadlines & compliance, with NTT DATA Business Solution's efficient Conversion Factory, ensuring future-readiness & innovation access.

Vetter Pharma-Fertigung

With the integration of Machine Learning into the purchasing process, Vetter Pharma-Fertigung GmbH & Co. KG was able to increase data quality as well as process efficiency enormously.

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Fertin Pharma Choosing SAP Standard to Gain Extraordinary Benefits

Fertin Pharma’s former ERP platform did not support the company’s business strategy or growth. Together with NTT DATA Business Solutions, Fertin Pharma made an active and bold decision to go for a standard SAP S/4HANA solution as one of the first companies in Denmark.


How deploying SAP Datasphere (The new name for SAP Data Warehouse Cloud) across Sanctuary unified data across sites in England and Wales, allowing real time insights on the impact of COVID-19 to inform the direct response to protect residents and frontline workers.

Vetter Pharma-Fertigung

After successfully implementing SAP SucessFactors in a core hybrid approach, NTT DATA Business Solutions managed to introduce it.people document manager at Vetter in just a few months.

Royal Herkel

To gain more insight into future demands and in order to become more flexible, Royal Herkel implemented SAP S/4HANA in 2019. As a result, the company saw the turnover of their products grow by more than twenty percent in 2020.

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Jeff Van Pelt

Jeff Van Pelt

Industry Solutions Principal