Our vision

The Mind at GSK is a place where you can accelerate your ideas

The Mind is an online collaboration hub where we partner with you, the innovators, the thinkers, the idea makers to find solutions for some of the toughest challenges in Consumer Healthcare.

Through collaboration, we can exchange insights and bring ideas to life - and to market.

By partnering with GSK, you can access world-class facilities, science and marketing expertise and the global reach to support your success. We already make some of the world’s best-loved brands, many of them selling millions in over 100 countries. Let’s work together to launch the next wave of Consumer Healthcare breakthrough brands.

We want to find health solutions to help people do more, feel better and live longer.

The factors driving the future of Consumer Healthcare

77%

Increasing health awareness

77% of consumers want to take more control over decisions about their health

2.4bn

An emerging middle class

Emerging middle class consumers by 2030 compared to 2015

1.4bn

Aging population

aged 60+ by 2030, an increase of 0.5 billion vs 2015

Successful partnerships in Consumer Healthcare

50%

Over 50% of innovation sales expected from work with external partners during the next 5 years.

2x

Over 2x growth achieved from externally sourced launches in the last year.

100+

Over 100 proposals reviewed in the last year.

Meet the team

ROBERT SARRAZIN, HBA, MBA
Vice President Global Head of External Innovation and Direct Investments

Location: USA

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DAN SAVYCKYJ, MBA
Search & Evaluation – Emerging Science

Location: USA

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CLOTILDE AUBERTIN, PHD
Search & Evaluation
Pain and Respiratory

Location: Switzerland

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PROF. PAUL CASTLE, PHD
Search & Evaluation
Pain

Location: UK

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KATE GRANSDEN, PHD
Search & Evaluation
Oral & Skin Health

Location: UK

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HELEN WISE, MBA
Search & Evaluation
Nutrition & Digestive Health

Location: Singapore

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DANIEL CHUI, MBA
Search & Evaluation
Digital Health

Location: USA

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ERIC ZHANG, PHD
Search & Evaluation

Location: China

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CHRIS ZHENG
Search & Evaluation

Location: China

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LINDA KANG, MSC
Operations
Search & Evaluation

Location: USA

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MICHAEL KEANE, MLIS
Search & Evaluation
Respiratory & Digital Health

Location: USA

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PAUL SKLAR
Commercial Lead
Search & Evaluation

Location: USA

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Let’s put our minds together

Let’s get started. Join our community and discover how we can accelerate your ideas together

Latest news

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How Design Thinking Solves for the Consumer Dilemma

There’s often a discrepancy between what an individual thinks they want, and what would actually make their lives better.