By using our website, you are agreeing to cookies being stored and Google Analytics being used on your device in order to offer the best possible service. You can find more information on thishere.
Austria.
Where Your Profits Grow Sky High.

Boehringer Ingelheim opens new biopharmaceutical facility in Vienna

Christian Eckermann, Site Manager of Biopharmacy Vienna Boehringer Ingelheim © Boehringer Ingelheim RCV GmbH & Co KG/APA-Fotoservice/Hörmandinger

Up until now biopharmaceutical drugs have been produced with the help of microorganisms. The new production building, the so-called Large Scale Cell Culture (LSCC), will make use of cell cultures for manufacturing purposes. This will enable significantly higher production volumes as well as the manufacturing of more complex active ingredients. The LSCC contains fermenters with a total volume of 185,000 litres. The facility can be converted from one product to another within an extremely short period of time and can also manufacture various products simultaneously.

Boehringer Ingelheim will produce the company's own products in the LSCC as well as serve as a contract manufacturer of drugs on behalf of other pharmaceutical companies. Drugs against heart attacks, strokes and cancer will be produced for Austria and the global market. Moreover, a logistics centre, a building for quality assurance and control, an energy control centre as well as a building for workshops and the company fire brigade were also constructed. The new complex encompasses 390,000 m³. 500 additional jobs for highly qualified employees were created on the basis of the expansion drive.

Continue reading and learn more about the life sciences location of Austria.

Read more:

Share on Facebook Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Twitter Share on Linkedin Share on Linkedin

Testimonials

Events

Meet us at events, seminars and trade shows - worldwide.

  • Meet us @ Aviation Forum

    06.12.2021 - 08.12.2021, Hamburg, Germany

Austria Map

Find the perfect location for your company

Located in the heart of Europe, Austria offers an optimal base for our internationally orientated business. The great funding options as well as the support of institutions such as ABA – Invest in Austria and the Vienna Business Agency have turned out to be real USPs for the business location Austria. More and more skilled workers are drawn to Austria, because of it’s high living standard. This has helped us tremendously finding highly qualified employees for our company. We feel right at home within the steadily growing international ecosystem and easily built a network with local parties. One can feel the spirit and the will to grow into a bigger startup hub like Germany or Sweden. We hope, that by sharing our positive experiences, we can help attract more global talent to come to Austria.

Xencio

Logo: Xencio
More testimonials

news from the business location Austria

Corona support measures for the economy!

All current measures for the lockdown starting November 22, 2021.

Fidia Farmaceutici S.p.A.

Fidia Farmaceutici, an Italian company from Abano Terme (Padua) specialises in pharmacological solutions for joint care thanks to its hyaluronic acid-based product portfolio for intra-articular injections. It recently established a subsidiary and opened a branch office in Austria, namely Fidia Pharma Austria GmbH headquartered in Vienna.

More news All blog posts