Company name: Novartis (Singapore) Pte Ltd.

Novartis provides innovative healthcare solutions that address the evolving needs of patients and societies. Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, Novartis offers a diversified portfolio to best meet these needs: innovative medicines, eye care and cost-saving generic pharmaceuticals.

Its global manufacturing organization, Novartis Technical Operations (NTO), is organized into 6 technology platforms – Solids, Anti-Infectives, Biologics Technical Development and Manufacturing, Aseptics, Chemical Operations, and External Supply – with Alcon Surgical & Vision Care in the extended network. In Singapore, Novartis operates four manufacturing sites – Solids, Biologics, Aseptics, and Alcon Vision Care, in a diverse and inclusive work environment where passionate people enjoy many opportunities to grow their careers.

Novartis has a focused strategy, strong culture and a clear mission to discover new ways to improve and extend people’s lives. The company uses science-based innovation to address some of society’s most challenging healthcare issues and find new ways to deliver breakthrough treatments to as many people as possible.


The 4 sites in Singapore

NTO – Solids

Novartis Technical Operations (NTO) – Solids Singapore is a state-of-the-art solid dosage facility which opened in 2007 and has since grown to be a key supplier of solid drugs to Japan, Europe, USA and Rest of the World markets. Located in Singapore’s Tuas Biomedical Park, it is a highly automated facility designed to meet the excellent quality, safety and environmental standards for which Novartis is known. Solids Singapore currently produces bulk solid dosage products for indications such as cardiovascular diseases and diabetes, and its product portfolio continues to grow through several ongoing transfers. Solids Singapore employs associates from a diverse 20 nationalities and is committed to being an employer of choice by providing associates with an environment of development opportunities to bring out their best.

NTO – Aseptics

Novartis Technical Operations (NTO) Aseptics Singapore / Alcon Singapore Manufacturing (ASM) is one of the NTO business platforms focused on manufacturing innovative ophthalmology products that enhance the quality of life by helping people see better. Since its inception in 2009, ASM has been focused on its mission to be the manufacturing site of choice for aseptic ophthalmology products through safely delivering high quality, cost effective products on time, every time. As a growing site, ASM is committed to creating a diversified and inclusive work environment where passionate talents can grow their careers within.


Novartis BioProduction Operations Singapore is a new entrant to Singapore’s biologics sector. The start-up facility is Novartis’ first biologics production site in Asia, and represents its single largest investment in biologics in Singapore to date. The facility will focus on drug substance manufacturing based on mammalian cell culture technology, and it is designed to handle small and large scale volumes to support both clinical and commercial production of potential new products. The site has a diverse work force and takes pride in fostering an inclusive environment for everyone. The aim is to build a strong talent pipeline by developing talents that will help to establish the biologics sector in Singapore, as well as to discover new ways to improve and extend people's lives!

Alcon Vision Care

Through the integration of CIBA VISION, Alcon is now one of the largest manufacturers of contact lenses and lens care products. Our mission is to provide innovative products that enhance quality of life by helping people see better. Alcon was founded in 1945 as a small ophthalmic shop in Fort Worth, Texas and has grown to become the global leader in eye care and the second-largest division of Novartis. Our Vision Care portfolio offers daily disposable, monthly replacement and color-enhancing contact lenses for comfortable and convenient vision correction options. We serve eye care professionals and their patients in more than 180 countries, reaching 90% of the globe, to help millions of people see the world better with clarity, color and beauty. At Alcon, we enhance sight to enhance life.