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Novo Nordisk to spend more on acquisitions and external innovation

The success of its GLP-1 molecule in recent years has led Novo Nordisk to increase its focus on acquisitions and external drug candidates and companies.

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Novo Nordisk's successful GLP-1 drug is creating new opportunities for the Danish pharmaceutical giant, which has stated it can no longer rely exclusively on drugs developed in-house, Danish financial daily Børsen reports.

In an interview with Endpoints News, CEO Lars Fruergaard Jørgensen says that Novo Nordisk will continue to make investments over the next year.

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