Two Swiss jewels in the crown of pharmaceutical subcontracting rank 1st and 6th in the world ranking published by Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News. Proof of a booming sector in our canton.
Lonza and Siegfried occupy excellent positions on the world podium, alongside the best of international subcontracting organizations from the USA, China and South Korea. As the only country to include two companies in the ranking (1st place: Lonza, 6th place: Siegfried), Switzerland demonstrates its strong dynamism and solid skills in the sector.
The ranking also highlights the visionary and optimistic spirit of its CDMOs. Indeed, all are investing heavily in new technologies and new, enlarged facilities. They also engage in ambitious joint ventures. A winning bet, given their leaders position today!
CDMOs: the little golden hands of the pharmaceutical industry
Contract Development and Manufacturing Organizations (CDMOs) are pharmaceutical subcontractors. They offer valuable outsourcing options to biotech and pharmaceutical companies, helping them take their drugs from the lab to the clinic.