Increased regulations aimed at improving patient outcomes have made compliance a hot-button issue, while scientific advances coupled with new digital technologies drive the shift towards a more patient-centric model.


    $1.6 Tn

    global spending on medicines by 2020 


    36 %

    of total 2020 spending in developed markets on specialty treatments 


    75 %

    of patients using digital services by 2020 


Strong cost and pricing pressures, increased demand for innovation and demonstrated value, need to focus on patient engagement, and an ever‑changing regulatory and risk environment are part of the shifting landscape facing life sciences companies. Quality and regulation issues have become paramount, while biotech and smart health solutions offer rich new potential for growth.

Life Sciences & medtech companies have to develop real-world evidence capabilities to demonstrate value, adapt to patient-centered models through advancements in technology and enhanced collaboration within the Healthcare ecosystem.


  • Innovative patient-centric product development

    Altran is an end-to-end partner for the development of patient-centric, safe and compliant medical devices and technologies. We provide our clients with a unique skill set – from product design, complex system engineering, human factors and mechanical engineering through software, electronics and wireless communications to market access and product life cycle management:

    • Product innovation & design: “From concept to prototype”
    • Product development & testing (ISO 13485 & 14971 global delivery centers)
    • Combination products (Cambridge Consultants, a subsidiary of the Altran group)
    • Connected Health solutions (including cybersecurity)
  • Life sciences digitization

    To address increasing digitization trends and data explosion, Altran provides big data analytics and IoT solutions and services, helping Life Science companies transform their business and organization and generate value from data:

    • Digital strategy & roadmap
    • Data science & analytics services
    • IoT solutions with VueForge®
    • Health IT and applications
  • Industrial performance and regulatory compliance

    Altran is a global leader in Business Process & Manufacturing Excellence, ensuring best-in-class compliance and performance:

    • Business Process Excellence
    • Quality & Compliance: Quality Management Systems, Quality Assurance (including remediation) & Quality Control
    • Regulatory Affairs
    • Process Engineering (including Commissioning & Qualification)
    • Manufacturing 4.0


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World Class Center Life Sciences Process Excellence

We supply innovative consulting services to define and optimize your core business processes and support organizational transformations.

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Mitigating cybersecurity risk

Critical steps for medical device makers


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Finding value in connected health solutions


Cost of quality: when data gets smart

The ever more challenging environment of industry requires absolute control of all costs, and Cost of Quality is a key indicator for company performance.


Optimizing quality systems through a paradigm shift

The increasingly challenging context of Life Sciences requires absolute control over product quality and compliance.


ISO Certification


Our key assets in Life Sciences


    Over 30 years' experience


    Cross-sector expertise

    Combined with strong multi-disciplinary skills


    Innovative footprint

    Supported by dedicated World Class Centers


    A unique medical device development process

    ISO 13485 & 14971


    VueForge® Connect

    A full-featured and certified IoT platform


    Cross-sector benchmarking

    On processes and companies



    With international industry norms, regulations and guidelines