Key Facts

Lilly at a glance

  • A heritage of more than 140 years: founded on May 10, 1876
  • Headquarters in Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.A.
  • Approximately 33,000 employees worldwide
  • More than 7,500 employees engaged in research and development
  • Approximately 800 staff in the UK, across two sites
  • Over £81m invested into our Erl Wood R&D facility in the past decade.
  • Over £1.9bn spent on UK R&D operations in the past decade
  • Clinical research conducted in more than 55 countries
  • Research and development facilities located in 8 countries
  • Manufacturing plants located in 8 countries
  • Products marketed in 120 countries