Galapagos (Euronext: GLPG; OTC: GLPYY) is a mid-size biotechnology company specialized in the discovery and development of small molecule and antibody therapies with novel modes-of-action. The Company is progressing one of the largest pipelines in biotech, with six clinical and over 50 small molecule discovery/pre-clinical programs. Through risk/reward-sharing alliances with GlaxoSmithKline, Lilly, Janssen Pharmaceutica, Merck & Co., Roche and Servier, Galapagos is eligible to receive up to €3.3 billion in downstream milestones, plus royalties. The Galapagos Group has over 800 employees and operates facilities in seven countries, with global headquarters in Mechelen, Belgium.
Mechelen, BE
Size (employees)
578 (est)+6%
Galapagos was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Mechelen, BE
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Key People/Management at Galapagos

Onno van de Stolpe

Onno van de Stolpe

Werner Cautreels

Werner Cautreels


Galapagos Office Locations

Galapagos has an office in Mechelen
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Galapagos Financials and Metrics

Galapagos Financials

Market capitalization (2-Oct-2017)

4.2 b

Closing share price (2-Oct-2017)

Galapagos's current market capitalization is €4.2 b.
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Galapagos News and Updates

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Overtourism may be worsening in many destinations, but there are real, practical solutions to employ. Among them is using funds for something besides driving visitation. -Sarah Enelow

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This week in tourism, cruise lines were busy. Celebrity Cruises is building a new luxury ship to sail the already expensive Galapagos, and Royal Caribbean is prioritizing new tech. We're more excited about facial recognition streamlining the boarding process than we are about virtual reality dining.…

Celebrity Cruises Is Building a Lux New Ship to Sail the Galapagos

People already pay a pretty penny to sail the Galapagos Islands. Will they spend more to do it on a to new, high-end ship? Celebrity Cruises is banking on it. -Hannah Sampson
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