United Arab Emirates is a country in the Arabian Peninsula. It is a federation of seven emirates – Abu Dubai, Dhabi, Ras Al Khaimah, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al Quwain, and Fujairah. There are a growing number of pharmaceutical companies in the UAE because of favorable government policies towards foreign investment and political stability. UAE is becoming one of the biggest players in the pharma sector in the Middle East alongside Egypt and Saudi Arabia.
There are 23 pharmaceutical companies in the UAE that manufactures drugs. This is a tremendous growth from the four manufacturing units in 2010. 14 of those pharma produce human medicines, four specialises in medical devices, while two manufactures disinfectants. A big number of the pharmaceutical companies in the UAE are not manufacturers, but major pharmaceutical distributors of medicines, medical equipments.
The pharmaceutical sector in the UAE is valued at 3.7 billion dollars, with 11 pharmaceutical multinationals, such as Pfizer, Roche, AstraZeneca, GlaxoSmithKline, Johnson and Johnson, Astrazeneca, Sanofi currently operating in the country. UAE exports some of its locally produced drugs to 48 countries.
The country relies on imported drugs but plans to boost local manufacturing of drugs to $297 million in 2025. There is also a plan to establish a biopharmaceutical manufacturing campus in the UAE. Pharma companies in Dubai make the largest number of pharmaceutical companies in the UAE.
Pharmaceutical Companies in the UAE
As already mentioned, Dubai has the biggest pharmaceutical company presence in the UAE.
Abu Dhabi International Medical Services (ADI)
ttihad Complex Building
Al Musaffah, Sector M-15
P.O Box: 35880
Abu Dhabi, UAE
Phone: +971 2 5555 067
Fax: +971 2 5527 447
Abcon International L.L.C,
Suite FL-03, New Al Safiya Building,
Abu Hail Rd, P.O.Box 80513,
9714 268 0603
Fax: +9714 262 4755
Abu Dhabi Industrial City – ICAD II – Abu Dhabi
P.O. Box. 9824
+971 2 555 1719
AK International LLC (AKI)
Unit no.2205, 22nd Floor, Iris Bay Tower,
Business Bay, Dubai, UAE
Al Hayat Pharmaceuticals
312 Al Wahda Street, Office # 101
P. O. Box 4483,
TEL: +971 6 559 2481
FAX: +971 6 559 3573
834 Al Falah Street, Office # M01
P. O. Box 35460,
Abu Dhabi, UAE
TEL: +971 2 642 4515
FAX: +971 2 642 5550
Al Qusais Industrial Area #3
P. O. Box 112083,
TEL: +971 4 268 3410
FAX: +971 4 262 3126
Al Waha Pharmaceutical
Sharjah – United Arab Emirates
P.O.BOX 39710, U.A.E,
Fax: 00971 6 5720209 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Alexion Pharma Middle East FZ-LLC
PO Box 500594
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
T: +971 (0) 4 567 18 00
Block E, Warehouse Complex
Dubai Science Park
Al Barsha South, Dubai UAE
+971 4 4224900
Dubai Silicon Oasis Phase 6, A Block
Tel: +971 4 208 84 00
AstraZeneca Gulf FZ LLC
2nd Floor, Building 27 – Block D
Dubai Healthcare City
Tel: +971 4 3624888
Fax: +971 4 3624898
Basle Pharmaceuticals LLC
2005 latifa tower 334357 Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 388 1023
Bayer Middle East FZE
Dubai Science Park Tower (North)
13th Floor / 14th Floor (Units 1406 & 1409)
P.O. Box 500829
Emirate of Dubai
United Arab Emirates
Phone: +971 4 4452700
Fax: +971 4 4299049
Biopharma S. A Group
Nad Al Hamar, AL Aweer
Al Gazal BIdg, Block B.
+971 4 2840426
BIOTECH Pharma Services
P.O. Box 192018 Dubai
Tel.: +971 4 2366023
Fax.: +971 4 2366024
P.O. Box 87398, Al Ain – Abu Dhabi
Tel.: +971 3 7626027
Fax.: +971 3 7626028
Bioventure Healthcare FZE
Address: Abu Dhabi, UAE – PO Box 5254
Khalifa Commercial Centre
Emirates Post Building
Khalifa City A
16th Street Corner 29th & 54th Street
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Boehringer Ingelheim Middle East & North Africa LLC
Index Tower, Level 13 & 15 Floor,
Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC),
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Phone +971 44230400
Fax +971 44233637
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