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Facts and Figures

Here you can find selected data on the importance of the Austrian Life Sciences and Pharmaceutical industry.

Pharmaceutical industry in Austria - key data 2015

Pharmaceutical quota 2015 (= share of expenses for pharmaceuticals on the total health sector expenditures): 12.4 %.

Source: Pharmig. Assocication of the Austrian Pharmaceutical Industry. Facts & Figures 2017
Staffapprox. 18,000
Companies (manufacturers and importers)220
Production in million Euro2,864
Imports in million Euro7,997
Exports in million Euro 8,467

The ten largest companies of the life science and pharma sector in Austria by net revenue in Mio. Euro (2017)

Source: Trend Top 500
1.Sandoz GmbH1,651.36
2.Herba Chemosan Apotheker-AG 1,269.60
3.Boehringer Ingelheim RCV GmbH & Co KG 1,234.80
4.Shire Austria GmbH900.00
5.Phoenix Arzneiwarengroßhandlung GmbH439.85
6.Jacoby Holding GmbH 404.00
7.Alphamed Arzneimittel GmbH & Co KG300.34
8.Novartis Pharma GmbH244.10
9.Pfizer Corporation Austria GmbH211.88
10.Merck Sharp & Dohme GmbH (MSD)200.00

Biotechnology industry in Austria – key data 2014

Source: Life Science Report Austria 2015
Staffapprox. 1,660
Companiesapprox. 116
Production in million Euroapprox. 198

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