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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 2019
Pharmaceutical industry in Austria - key data 2017
Staffapprox. 18,000
Companies (manufacturers and importers)220
Production in million Euro2,712
Imports in million Euro8,974
Exports in million Euro 9,940

Pharmaceutical quota 2017 (= share of expenses for pharmaceuticals on the total health sector expenditures): 13.1 %.

Source: Trend Top 500
The ten largest companies of the life science and pharma sector in Austria by net revenue in Mio. Euro (2018)
1. Sandoz GmbH 1,687.00
2. Boehringer Ingelheim RCV GmbH & Co KG 1,296.70
3. Herba Chemosan Apotheker-AG 1,296.30
4. Baxter AG 580.00
5. Phoenix Arzneiwarengroßhandlung GmbH 442.10
6. Jacoby Holding GmbH 418.00
7. Alphamed Arzneimittel GmbH & Co KG 310.72
8. Baxalta Innovations GmbH (vormals: Baxter Innovations GmbH) 270.00
9. Novartis Pharma GmbH 236.97
10. Octapharma Pharmazeutika ProduktionsGmbH 232.40
Source: Life Science Report Austria 2018
Biotechnology industry in Austria – key data 2017
Staffapprox. 1,830
Companiesapprox. 127
Production in million Euroapprox. 312.6