We are Galapagos

We are scientists, entrepreneurs, and pioneers united around a single purpose: to transform patient outcomes through life-changing science and innovation for more years of life and quality of life for people around the world.

Paul Stoffels, CEO of Galapagos, is sitting on a bench in an office building, smiling

Paul Stoffels

Chief Executive Officer

Our goal is to accelerate innovation of transformational medicines to deliver more years of life and quality of life for people around the world. It is about giving patients what matters: More time with family and friends. More joy. Longer, healthier, better-quality lives.

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Philippe Alen

Head of Business Development

We believe in the power of partnerships to accelerate innovation and growth, and to bring transformational medicines to all patients around the world who need them to live longer and healthier lives.

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Annelies Missotten

Chief Human Resources Officer

As individuals, as teams and as a company, we’re driven to never give up, pushing the boundaries of what we know and think is possible. Because we know we can create a bigger impact by working together. Do you want to pioneer for patients with us?


Pioneering for patients

Diversifying and accelerating our pipeline

We aim to address patient needs through transformational innovation. We bring together the best science, technology and next-generation biological capabilities from inside and outside our company.



Redefining the Future of Cancer Treatment

Our goal is to help people facing cancer live longer, better lives. Our hope is fueled by the dream of a future free from cancer.

We believe that real differentiation and access to therapy can come from a disruptive decentralized CAR-T manufacturing platform close to patients, combined with innovative science and expert teams.


Forward, Sustainably!

As a company, we firmly believe that we have to embrace new ways to move “Forward, Sustainably”. We know that acting as a responsible and sustainable business is key to our success as we continue to focus on the needs of patients who trust and depend on us.

#PioneeringForPatients, with Patients!

Patients and Carers

At Galapagos, we put patients’ care and well-being first and foremost.

Our goal is to improve patients’ quality of life through life-changing science and innovation.

Discover our commitment to pioneering for patients, with patients!