Innovation is at the core of Baxter’s mission to save and sustain lives. We deliver essential products to expand access to care, provide cost-effective healthcare solutions, deliver quality products, and advance healthcare innovations around the world. Baxter’s scientific achievements continue to make a difference for millions of patients and healthcare providers each day.
Developing innovative therapies that address needs
Increasing access to care
- New manufacturing technologies
- New delivery mechanisms
- Liquid/powder container platforms
- Admixing process improvements and patient infusion safety
Enhancing clinical outcomes
- New dialysis platforms
- Advanced parenteral nutrition formulations
- “Smart” intravenous pumps with enhanced patient safety features
- Healthcare IT connectivity applications and decision support
- New flexible container platform for improved performance
- Continuous mixing technology for solutions preparation
Baxter's scientific organization and collaborative partners strengthen our ability to create a healthier future for people worldwide. Baxter is committed to offering cost-effective healthcare solutions that reduce complexity and increase access to care in hospitals, clinics and homes.
Baxter also is dedicated to supporting the pioneering efforts of clinicians who are focused on innovative research and science education that elevates student interest in math and science. Learn more about Baxter's programs aimed at broadening scientific and medical advancements.
Baxter employs collaborative innovation — a way to work with partners to deliver new advancements to the market faster and more efficiently. Our resources include our own scientific team as well as a network of external partners with specific expertise that complements our own.
The company’s extensive global reach enables Baxter to play a significant role in expanding access to cost-effective care for patients and healthcare providers around the world.
Building on our legacy
For more than 80 years, Baxter has been an essential partner for our customers in meeting the healthcare needs of patients around the world. From the first commercially manufactured intravenous (IV) solutions to the first portable kidney dialysis machine, Baxter’s history is filled with medical innovations that set it apart from other companies in the healthcare industry.
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Through the years, Baxter has developed world-class capabilities in key technical and operational areas critical to our products and therapies. We continually utilize these capabilities to drive operational excellence and advance patient care.
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Core technical competencies
Baxter's unique combination of core technical competencies enables the development and manufacturing of its lifesaving, industry-leading healthcare products.