There is presence of many pharmaceutical companies in Latvia, a Baltic country that lies between Lithuania and Estonia. Latvia is the pharmaceutical sector leader in the Baltics, and has a strong R&D, and manufacturing facilities.
The Latvian Association of Life Sciences Industry consist of the pharmaceutical and chemical industry. The industry has the 3rd highest turnover, and second-best export value in Latvia. Pharmaceutical products accounts for 37% of exports from the industry, and 1.2% of total national exports, at a value of 255 million euros in 2021. Latvia export 75.7% of chemicals and pharmaceuticals to neighbors such as Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, and Lithuania.
Successful pharmaceutical companies in Latvia are Latvian Biomedical Research and Study Centre (BMC), Silvanols, PharmIdea, Olainfarm and Grindeks.
Grindeks developed oxytocin, while Olainfarm develops medication for tuberculosis, and Neuromidin, for treating memory disorders. Silvanols develops food supplements, medicines, medical equipments. Latvian Biomedical Research and Study Centre (BMC) is currently developing medication for Lyme diseases, early cancer diagnosis, and vaccines. (https://www.lifescience.lv/en/industry/)
The Pharmaceutical Industry in Latvia
The Association of International Research-based Pharmaceuticals Manufacturers (SIFFA) promotes pharmaceutical companies in Latvia. It started with 5 member companies, but now have 20 pharmaceutical companies in Latvia. Another association is the Latvian Generic Medicines Association, LGMA, with 14 member companies.
Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia, have signed the Joint Baltic Drug Procurement Agreement, and medications used to treat diabetes, HIV, and TB, are subsidized by the government.
Full List of Pharmaceutical Companies in Latvia (List)
This is the list of pharmaceutical companies in Latvia, with their full contact information.
Abbott Laboratories Baltics
Dzirnavu iela 57A, Centra rajons,
Rīga, LV-1010, Latvia
Tel: +371 67 605 650
Vienibas gatve 109
office 1.13 Riga LV-1058
t: +371 67222673
t: +371 67450497 (medical information)
Amgen (Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia)
A. Tumeno str. 4-30
PO Box 821
10014 Vilnius 55
Tel: +370 5 219 74 74
Fax: +370 5 219 74 76
APP “Latvian Biomedical Research and Study Centre”
Rātsupītes iela 1 k-1, Rīga, LV-1067
Phone: +371 67808200
Fax: +371 67442407
Rīgas iela 111,
Tel.: +371 67949723
Mob.: +371 20246112
Krustpils iela 53, Riga, LV 1057, Latvia
Tel: +371 67 083 500
Riga, Grebenščikova 1, room 331.
BIOGEN LATVIA SIA
Audēju iela 15 – 4, Rīga,
Tel: tel +371 68 688 158
Kerschensteinerstr. 11-15, Neumarkt
Phone +371 67374153
Matrožu iela 15A, Rīga, LV-1048
Tel: +371 67240011
Fax: +371 67240012
Brenntag Latvia SIA
Ciedri, Ķekavas pag.
LV-2123, Ķekavas novads
Tel: +371 67803280
Ķengaraga Street 1A, Riga, LV-1063, Latvia
Tel: +371 6692 3303
№833, Latvia, 1010, Vidzeme suburb, Rīga
Phone: +371 673 892 00
mobile: +371 272 533 77