Top Ten Pharmaceutical Companies in Australia
SummaryAustralia is home to a multi-billion-dollar pharmaceutical market that has been growing continuously over the past decade especially. Here are ten of the top pharmaceutical companies in the country as of 2021.
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Australia is home to a multi-billion-dollar pharmaceutical market that has been growing continuously over the past decade especially. Here are ten of the top pharmaceutical companies in the country as of 2021…
Pfizer has manufacturing sites in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Adelaide, and its products are used in hospitals and pharmacies across the country. Pfizer Australia offers a portfolio containing some of the world’s best-known prescription medicines, vaccines, and OTC products.
Roche is dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of people in Australia and has had a presence in Australia for over 65 years. Roche Pharmaceuticals employs more than 300 people in Australia and invests more than $46 million AUD in local research and development each year.
Established in Australia in 1980, Sanofi is a leading supplier of diabetes medicines and vaccines. 95% of young Australians will have had a Sanofi vaccine by age five, and one in four Australians have had one of the company’s flu vaccines. Sanofi has a local corporate headquarters in Sydney, offices, laboratories and a manufacturing facility in Brisbane, and offices in Auckland, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth.
With sites in New South Wales, Novartis Australia uses science-based innovation to address some of society’s most challenging healthcare issues. The company is aspiring to become a best place to work in Australia.
Merck Group has been active in Australia since 1967. The company has offices in New South Wales and Victoria.
With an office based in Sydney, Novo Nordisk has a strong reputation with trial sites in Australia and is supported by a global philosophy and tradition centred on research and clinical trials across its therapy areas.
Otsuka Australia was established in 2014 with the aim of bringing innovative medicines to Australia’s patients in need. The company already has a number of approved products in Australia and is developing new treatments in areas including haematology and oncology.
Baxter’s Australian operations commenced in 1963, and the company has been investing heavily in the Australian and New Zealand region ever since. Baxter has a manufacturing site in Sydney, distribution and warehousing depots in 6 sites across the country and aseptic compounding facilities across 5 sites.
In Australia, Sun markets pharmaceutical products from areas including dermatology and oral and specialty generics. The company also manufactures poppy-derived opiate raw materials that are primarily used in the manufacture of analgesics.
Dr. Reddy’s began its operations in Australia in 2009 and has a head office in Melbourne. The company’s portfolio includes Generics Medicine lines as well as OTC Consumer Health products. The Generics Medicine portfolio includes anti-dementia, anti-depressants, gastro-intestinal and cardiovascular products.
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