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About Lif

The Danish Association of the Pharmaceutical Industry (Lif) is a trade association for the researching pharmaceutical industry.

Lif has 36 members among these are Danish as well as foreign companies. Lif work includes all links in the companies’ value chain: Ensuring better conditions for research and innovation, formulation of rules and legislation on regulatory conditions, productivity conditions and improved market access. 

Lif works to ensure that the pharmaceutical industry has the best possible conditions to develop, market, distribute and provide information on medicinal products.

Articles of association

Read the articles of association for The Danish Association of the Pharmaceutical Industry (Lif) here.

Board of directors and management

Lif’s board of directors manages the association and consists of 8 board members.

Get in touch

Find contact persons in Lif

Our vision

The value of pharmaceuticals for the Danish society should be visible and recognised in patient-centric health service.

The pharmaceutical industry should be regarded as a responsble partner that makes a valuable contribution to the community.

Our mission

Lif’s mission is to work to ensure that the pharmaceutical industry has the best possible conditions to research, develop, market, distribute and provide information on medicinal products so as to ensure that patients have extensive, fast access and rapid access to the best medical treatment.

Our values

  • A Sound Business
    The foundation for the industry’s existence is a sound financial and commercial basis. Results generate earnings, growth, higher employment, more exports – and hence the prerequisites for the development of new medicines.
  • Research and Development
    Research is core to the pharmaceutical industry – the ability to constantly improve existing medicines and develop new therapies that benefit the treatment of patients.
  • Responsibility
    Through responsible collaboration with third parties Lif creates sound frameworks for the continuing education of doctors, research into new and improved therapies, information about medicines and medicine prices in Denmark.
  • Partnership for Health
    Lif is committed to entering into partnerships for health that will ensure patients of the best possible treatm

Our members

Abbvie
Alk
Amgen
Astellas
AstraZeneca
Bayer
Biocryst Ireland Limited
Biogen
Boehringer Ingelheim
Bristol Myers Squibb
Chiesi
Daiichi-Sankyo
Eisai
Ferring
Fertin
Fuji Diosynth Biotechnologies
Galderma
Grünethal
GSK
IBSA
Janssen
Kyowa Kirin
Leo
Lilly
Lundbeck
Merck
MSD
Mundi Pharma
Novartis
Novo Nordisk
Otsuka
Pfizer
Roche
Sanofi
SmartPractice
Takeda
UCB

Get in touch

Henrik VestergaardDeputy Managing Director+45 39 27 60 60hv@lif.dk
Kirsten Ask Head of Secretariat+ 45 39 15 09 01ka@lif.dk