UCB Pharmaceuticals SWOT Analysis, Competitors & USP

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SWOT Analysis of UCB Pharmaceuticals with USP, Competition, STP (Segmentation, Targeting, Positioning) - Marketing Analysis

UCB Pharmaceuticals

Parent Company

UCB Pharmaceuticals




Pharma and Healthcare

Tagline/ Slogan

Aspiring to be patient centric biopharma leader


It is global biopharma focused on severe diseases with operations in over 40 countries

UCB Pharmaceuticals STP


Central nervous system diseases & immunology

Target Group

Healthcare professionals offering solutions to patients suffering from severe diseases


A global biopharma focused in severe diseases focused in two areas namely CNS & immunology

UCB Pharmaceuticals SWOT Analysis


Below is the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities & Threats (SWOT) Analysis of UCB Pharmaceuticals :

1. UCB has nearly 9000 well trained employees

2. Strong global presence in over 40 countries

3. It has strong product pipeline with many molecules in last stages of development especially in case of CNS

4. They have four major blockbuster products such as Cimzia, Vimpat, Neutro, Keppra.


1. Company operates in limited segments of medication for severe diseases only

2. It has limited presence in developing world as majority of revenue comes from America & Europe operations


1. There is good scope for development of new treatment options in epilepsy

2.  they can further utilize full potential of their blockbuster drugs

3. Increasing awareness about severe diseases


1. Economic instability of euro zone can hurt revenue of company

2. Strong FDA drug development guidelines

3. Increasing competition of other pharma majors in their business segments

UCB Pharmaceuticals Competition


Below are the 4 main UCB Pharmaceuticals competitors :

1. Abbott laboratories
2. Amgen

3. AstraZeneca

4. Forest laboratories

The brandguide table above concludes the UCB Pharmaceuticals SWOT analysis along with its marketing and brand parameters. Similar analysis has also been done for the competitors of the company belonging to the same category, sector or industry.


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