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    TOWARDS OF TERRITORY
 
1957  
  • sigma-tau S.p.A. founded by Emilio and Claudio Cavazza, and has rapidly grown into a leader in the Italian pharmaceutical industry.
 
1979  
  • Incorporation of Biosint S.p.A. (Sermoneta) Production site for own active ingredients
    (Carnitine, its salt and derivatives).
  • Incorporation of Avantgarde S.p.A. (Pomezia) - Distribution of OTC products
    Personal care/Cosmetics products/Oral Hygiene.


1985  
  • Building up of Prassis Institute S.p.A. (Milan) R&D centrespecializing in hypertension
    and cardio vascular diseases.
 
1986  
  • sigma-tau Fondazione (Rome) - Promotion of Culture and Science.
 
1987  
  • Acquisition of Tecnogen S.p.A., a Biotech R&D Company (created as consortium stock
    company) manufacturing clinical grade monoclonal antibodies and recombinant proteins.
 
1998  
  • sigma-tau Health Science S.r.l. - focused on the development of nutritional supplements
    (recently incorporated in sigma-tau S.p.A. which is carrying on the activities for nutraceuticuals).
 
1999  
  • Consolidation of US and European commercial affiliates presence - France, Spain,
    BeneLux, Germany and Switzerland.
 
2001  
  • Enlargement of Italian presence through incorporation of Biofutura Pharma S.p.A. (Milan).
 
2005  
  • sigma-tau Generics S.p.A. created for the commercialization of generic compounds
    in the italian market.
  • Incorporation of a new EU affiliate: sigma-tau Ltd. UK.
 
2007  
  • Incorporation of sigma-tau Research Switzerland s.a. located in Mendrisio (CH).
  • Consolidation in sigma-tau group (29,9%) of Lee's pharmaceutical based in Hong-Kong
    and covering China, being sigma-tau the major shareholder.

 

2008  
  • Incorporation of sigma-tau India Private Ltd..
 
2009  
  • (July) Submission/filing to the EMA of a novel fixed-dose Artemisinin-based combination
    Therapy (ACTs).
  • Incorporation of sigma-tau Pharma Belgium SPRL located in Etterbeek - Brussels.
 
2010  
  • (January) Acquisition of Enzon’s “specialty care” business.
  • Integration of Enzon’s manufacturing facility as sigma-tau PharmaSource Inc..
 
2011  


  • (September) sigma-tau renews Corporate board of directors as a sign of the continuous control
    of the Group by the Cavazza family.
  • (November) Eurartesim registered by EMA.

 

 
 
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