Portugal has one of the advanced health sector in the European Union (EU) and the world. There are also many pharmaceutical companies in Portugal, with APIFARMA having 115 pharmaceutical companies listed as members. APIFARMA, the Portuguese Pharmaceutical Industry Association, was established in 1975 after succeeding National Guild of the Manufacturers of Medicinal Products (1939)
The organisation is diverse in operation and represents both over-the-counter, vaccines, prescription drugs, biotechnology and in vitro diagnostics.
Some indigenous pharmaceutical companies in Portugal are ATRAL, Tecnifar, Bial, IBERFAR, Bluepharma, Grupo AZEVEDOS, Basi Laboratories, Edol laboratories, Luso Medicamenta, MEDINFAR, and Tecnimede Group.
The Health Cluster Portugal, which was established in 2008, includes R&D pharmaceutical companies and hospitals. It has a purpose of making Portugal a force in innovation, research, manufacturing, product marketing and high-quality services in the health sector. Portugal pharmaceutical export from April 2020 and April 2021 moved from €92.2M to €106M, while imports moved from €92.2M to €106M.
Portugal has many multinational pharma companies, such as Johnson & Johnson, GSK, Philips, Sanofi, Servier, Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Takeda, and over 200 companies distributing pharmaceutical products in Portugal.
Pharmaceutical Companies in Portugal
A. MENARINI PORTUGAL – FARMACÊUTICA SA
Quinta da Fonte, D. Manuel I Building – Floor 2-A, Rua dos Malhões nº 1
2770-071-PAÇO DE ARCOS
Abbott Laboratórios, Lda.
Abbott Diabetes Care
Estrada Alfragide, 67
Alfrapark Edifício D
Phone Number: +800-200-891
Estrada de Alfragide, 67
Alfrapark, Edifício D
Telefone: + 351 211 908 400
Fax: + 351 211 908 403
ALCON Portugal – Products and Oftamological Equipment, LDA.
Quinta da Fonte, Edf Q56 – D. Pedro I rnRua dos Malhões, nº 5, 1st floor, fractions C and D
2770–071 Paço de Arcos
ALFASIGMA PORTUGAL, LTD.
Av. José Malhoa, 2nd Building Malhoa Plaza, 2nd Floor-Esc.2.2
Alimera Sciences Europe Ltd – Portugal
Edif. 7 Mares, Av. Dom João II 20 1º, 1
990-095 Lisboa, Portugal
+351 211 318 912
+351 211 318 912
ALMIRALL – PRODUTOS FARMACÊUTICOS, LTD.
Central Park Street, Building 3, 6, 4th B
Amgen Biofarmaceutica, Lda.
Dª.Maria I Building (Q60), Floor 2 – A,
Quinta da Fonte
2770-229 Paço d’Arcos
Tel: +351 214 220 550
Fax: +351 214 220 555
ANGELINI PHARMA PORTUGAL, UNIPESSOAL LTD.
R. João Chagas, 53 – 3rd
1499-040 Cruz Quebrada-Dafundo
ASCENSIA DIABETES CARE PORTUGAL, LDA.
Av. Dom João II, 44 C Ed. Atlantis, Floor 3
Astellas Farma, Ltd.
Lagoas Park, Building 5, Tower C, Floor 6
2740-245 SAVED PORTO
Phone: + 351 21 440 13 00
AstraZeneca Pharmaceutical Products, Lda.
Rua Humberto Madeira, 7
Queluz-de-Baixo, 2730-097 Barcarena
Phone: +351 214346100