Research and Development

Lilly Research Laboratories (LRL) is responsible for the discovery, development, and clinical evaluation of pharmaceutical products and for providing ongoing scientific support for marketed products.

Discovering and developing innovative therapies for many of the world's unmet medical needs is at the core of LRL's mission.

Approximately 7,000 people work in LRL in the U.S. and other countries around the world. Research and development locations in the United States include several sites in Indiana and California.

The most recent listing of sites has been revised to United States, Canada, China, England, Japan, Singapore, Spain, and a joint venture facility in Australia. In addition, LRL conducts clinical research in more than 50 countries around the world.