Apotex Inc. is Canada’s largest pharmaceutical company. Established in 1974 – Apotex is a leader in producing premium quality branded generic products for North America and selected global markets. Apotex employs 2,100 scientific personnel. They spend US$180 million annually to develop quality pharmaceuticals at affordable prices. Apotex has introduced more than 300 drugs in more than 4,000 dosage forms and presentations.
GE Healthcare is a subsidiary of US multinational giant General Electric. It is the global leader in contrast media agents. Their products Omnipaque™, Visipaque™ and Clariscan™ are used to enhance radiological imaging. They provide better renal and cardiac safety when used in high risk patients undergoing CT scans and coronary angiography.
Chiesi Farmaceutici S.p.A. is an Italian pharmaceutical company based in Parma. It specialises in developing products for rare diseases. Ferriprox® (deferiprone) is an important product for patients who has thalassemia.
Fidia Farmaceutici SpA is an Italian multinational company that has conducted more than 60 years of research into natural and functionalized hyaluronic acid joint care preparations. The company has >1,100 patents. Hyalgan® and Hyalubrix® are clinically-proven viscoinduction and viscosupplementation products. They help patients who suffer from degenerative joint disorders.
Ursapharm is a leading German pharmaceutical company that has revolutionized the field of ophthalmology with its patented COMOD™ system. Their multi-dose preservative-free eye preparations cause much less irritation and complications. Ursapharm is a sponsor of the German football team Bayern Munich.
Jeil Pharmaceutical Company is a well-known Korea-based company that manufactures and distributes pharmaceuticals domestically and globally. Its mission is to “pursue happiness and health for people worldwide”. Jeil manufactures the patented Kefentech™ and Kefentech Air™ analgesic patches.
Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma is one of Japan’s leading pharmaceutical companies. It has immense experience in the field of cardiology with leading products such as Herbesser® and Tanatril®. Mitsubishi Tanabe continues to invest heavily into research and development. Its vision is to develop products that contribute to healthier lives for people around the world.
Taiho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. is a Japanese pharmaceutical company and subsidiary of Otsuka Holdings. The company is focused on developing cancer treatments. Its products Longsurf® and TS One® are important treatments for gastric and colo-rectal cancer.
Vinda Group is one of the largest manufacturer of personal hygiene products in Asia. The Vinda Group employs more than 11,000 employees. Their brands include Vinda, Drypers, TENA, Dr. P and Libresse. Vinda is headquartered in Hong Kong. It has manufacturing facilities in China, Taiwan, Malaysia and Australia.
MEDICAL DIAGNOSTICS & DEVICES
Ascensia Diabetes Care is a German-based global company dedicated to improving the health and lives of people with diabetes. Previously known as Bayer Diabetes Care – Ascensia makes the world‐renowned CONTOUR™range of blood glucose monitoring systems. Ascensia is committed to adding more innovative and life-changing products to our portfolio.
Braun Healthcare offers the most accurate and safe home healthcare products for the family. Braun Thermoscan IRT 6520 (ear) and BNT 400 (forehead – no touch) are top-rated clinical thermometers for home use.
Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics is a German medical device company founded in 1847 by Werner von Siemens. It is the parent company of several medical technology companies. It is the largest clinical diagnostics company in the world with 65,000 employees. Siemens DCA Vantage® Analyzer is a multi-parameter point-of-care device that monitors glycemic control and early kidney disease in patients with diabetes.
Welch Allyn is U.S. medical device company founded in 1915. Welch Allyn has developed hundreds of breakthrough products and technologies. It is a leading global manufacturer of physical examination and monitoring instruments. It is known for its professional blood pressure and temperature monitors e.g. Thermoscan® Pro 6000.