Novartis is?a multinational pharmaceutical company and one of the?largest healthcare companies in the world. Based in Switzerland, it ranks first in revenue and third in the sales. Novartis manufactures drugs such as clozapine (Clozaril), diclofenac (Voltaren), and others. With more than 100,000?employees, Novartis operates in almost 140 countries. In addition to?internal research and development activities, it is also involved in doing projects with other research partners.