Industry Group: Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology & Life Sciences
Companies within the GICS Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology & Life Sciences Industry Group focus on advancing medical treatments, therapies, and diagnostics. They develop and manufacture a wide range of pharmaceutical products, including prescription drugs, over-the-counter medications, vaccines, and generic drugs. Biotechnology companies specialize in using biological processes and organisms to develop therapeutic products, agricultural solutions, and other innovative technologies.
Additionally, the industry group includes companies providing research and development services, clinical trials, laboratory equipment, diagnostic tools, and other life sciences services.