CDM Services

Lundbeck offers Contract Development & Manufacturing (CDM) services for Solid dosage forms and injectable products

With two production sites in Denmark and France (Elaiapharm site), we offer various services to develop your drug product, to produce clinical batches or commercial products, along with all analytical and packaging services.

High quality CDM services driven by Operational Excellence to meet customer requirements


We provide pharmaceutical custom development and manufacturing services (CDM), combining high level of competencies, equipment and quality for:


  • Pharmaceutical Development
  • Manufacture of clinical and commercial batches (tablet and micro-tablets, injectables and freeze-dried products)
  • Commercial packaging
  • Production of pharmaceutical active ingredients (API)
  • Analytical services and development, ICH stability testing

Our experienced and skilled people provide dedicated services to develop end-to-end drug products 


Our customers work with defined project team, used to work on international projects, offering reactivity and flexibly within the established budget.

Regular project reviews and milestones are defined with our customer to ensure that the product will have fastest time to market. 


Our range of CDM services goes from ad-hoc individual services to comprehensive turnkey provision:

  • API formulation development and screening
  • Feasibility batches
  • Scale-up batches
  • Validation batches
  • Development and validation of analytical methods
  • Manufacturing of clinical batches
  • Commercial production

We invest regularly in our production sites, to remain at the leading edge of manufacturing performance in terms of equipment and facilities, and to provide the necessary capacities to ensure our customer’s product supplies.


Learn more about Lundbeck CDM and our complete range of development and production services.

Research Tax Credit agreement (CIR)


Your development projects are eligible for the Research Tax Credit (CIR) up to 30% of the amount. 

We have obtained the Research Tax Credit agreement from the French Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation (MESRI) to execute R&D activities for third parties. 

Our sites are regularly and successfully inspected by various regulatory authorities, and our GMP certifications are granted by the French (ANSM) and Danish (DKMA) health authorities

Our sites are certified ISO 14001 and ISO 45001, confirming our compliance with safety and environmental requirements.

Analytical services

Our laboratories are fully equipped to meet your requirements

supply chain

Our aim is to ensure our customers to always have their products by securing the supplies.

quality & hse

Our Quality and HSE Management Systems guarantee our customers high standards of quality, safety and performance.

Acting with Respect and Integrity in Everything We Do

code of conduct

Our Code of Conduct is the backbone of our ethics and compliance culture. 

More from Lundbeck CDM services

Pharmaceutical Development

With flexible and highly effective manufacturing facilities, our teams of specialists offer support and guidance in the development and industrialization of your medicines.

Solid Dosage

Our production systems meet current safety, environmental and quality standards, with recognized procedural knowledge in the development and manufacturing of tablets and micro-tablets.

Sterile Forms

We manage the development and manufacturing of injectables freeze-dried and liquid products in vials