What we provide

Mundipharma IT Services delivers IT expertise and solutions to a network of independent associated companies working in the global pharmaceutical industry. Based in Switzerland, with subsidiaries in the UK, Germany and Singapore, we support customers in Europe, Canada, Asia, Australia, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America.

When it all began in 1952

The Independent associated companies are part of a global network – a private international business that has been owned by the Sackler family since 1952. These companies (of which Mundipharma IT Services is one) are passionately committed to improving the health and quality of life of patients everywhere.

Our history

  • 1952 - 1973 First independent associated company founded by the Sackler family in the US.

    Creation of the first European Independent associated company in Switzerland. Acquisition of business in Austria, Germany and UK.
  • 1973 - 1992 The Mundipharma associated network developed a prolonged release technology for the treatment of chronic pain.

    Formation of joint ventures in China, Cyprus, India and Israel.
  • 1993 - 2006 The Mundipharma network of independent associated companies grew with the addition of independent pharmaceutical companies in Denmark, Finland, France, Italy, The Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Switzerland and Eastern Europe.

    During this period, the focus for the Mundipharma network of independent associated companies was patent controlled formulations in pain management.

    The Mundipharma Oncology division and Research and Development companies were established in 2006.
  • 2007 - Now The Mundipharma network of independent associated companies is continuing to grow and they are now working on the commercialisation of innovative products to treat asthma, rheumatoid arthritis and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, just to name a few.

    1st January 2012: creation of Mundipharma IT Services GmbH in Switzerland with its subsidiaries in UK, Germany and Singapore – serving customers in Europe, Canada, Asia/ Australia, Middle East, Africa and Latin America.
  • 1952 - 1973 First independent associated company founded by the Sackler family in the US.

    Creation of the first European Independent associated company in Switzerland. Acquisition of business in Austria, Germany and UK.
  • 1973 - 1992 The Mundipharma associated network developed a prolonged release technology for the treatment of chronic pain.

    Formation of joint ventures in China, Cyprus, India and Israel.
  • 1993 - 2006 The Mundipharma network of independent associated companies grew with the addition of independent pharmaceutical companies in Denmark, Finland, France, Italy, The Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Switzerland and Eastern Europe.

    During this period, the focus for the Mundipharma network of independent associated companies was patent controlled formulations in pain management.

    The Mundipharma Oncology division and Research and Development companies were established in 2006.
  • 2007 - Now The Mundipharma network of independent associated companies is continuing to grow and they are now working on the commercialisation of innovative products to treat asthma, rheumatoid arthritis and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, just to name a few.

    1st January 2012: creation of Mundipharma IT Services GmbH in Switzerland with its subsidiaries in UK, Germany and Singapore – serving customers in Europe, Canada, Asia/ Australia, Middle East, Africa and Latin America.

Key facts about the Global Network