Address: Viale Shakespeare, 47 – 00144 Rome,Italy
Sigma-tau is a leading Italian pharmaceutical group, established in 1957 that counts today 2432 employees worldwide amongst whom about 400 researchers. It reached a turnover of 605 million euros in 2008.
The headquarters of the group are in Pomezia, and Sermoneta – in the province of Latina- has active installations Biosint for the production of pharmaceutical raw materials, of L-carnitine and its derivatives.
In 2001 was established BiofuturaPharma, based in Milan, that aims to develop pharmaceuticals for the treatment of diseases of the central nervous system and respiratory system. Recently the business has extended to the development and commercialization of products derived from the biological system of carnitine.
Sigma-Tau works through the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) to provide patient assistance programs to help ensure that patients who are underinsured or otherwise financially limited receive their products at little or no cost.
Products and services
Always investing in research, 16% of turnover in 2008, Sigma-tau aims to continue its development by:
* Increasing commitment to research in biopharma
* Continuous technological upgrading of production systems
* High-quality products