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Facts and Figures

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

Source: Pharmig. Assocication of the Austrian Pharmaceutical Industry. Facts & Figures 2018
Pharmaceutical industry in Austria - key data 2016
Staffapprox. 18,000
Companies (manufacturers and importers)220
Production in million Euro2,737
Imports in million Euro8,344
Exports in million Euro 8,401

Pharmaceutical quota 2017 (= share of expenses for pharmaceuticals on the total health sector expenditures): 12.8 %.

Source: Trend Top 500
The ten largest companies of the life science and pharma sector in Austria by net revenue in Mio. Euro (2017)
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
Source: Life Science Report Austria 2018
Biotechnology industry in Austria – key data 2017
Staffapprox. 1,830
Companiesapprox. 127
Production in million Euroapprox. 312.6