R & D

 is the backbone of Lilly

Lilly Research Laboratories (LRL) discovers and develops high-quality innovative medicines that help patients live longer, healthier, happier lives. This is done in a reliable and cost-effective manner and in an atmosphere of optimism, teamwork, quality and compliance.

More than 7,000 Lilly employees work in LRL, spanning more than 50 countries worldwide. R&D locations in the United States include several sites in Indiana, California and New York.The most recent listing of sites has been revised to include the United States, Canada, China, England, Japan, Singapore, Spain and a joint venture facility in Australia.


"Research is the Heart of the Business, the Soul of the Enterprise."

Mr. Eli Lilly

Grandson of the Company Founder, Colonel Eli Lilly