Our history

Polpharma Biologics as an entity is a relatively new and innovative company, however it has nearly a century of history through having formerly been part of Polpharma.

We now operate in three international sites including one of the most advanced biologics manufacturing sites in Europe located near Warsaw in Poland.

  • 1935

    Polpharma established.

  • 2000

    Acquisition of Polpharma by Jerzy Starak, a committed and visionary entrepreneur who still controls Polpharma and Polpharma Biologics today.

  • 2010

    Polpharma, a leading pharmaceutical company in Poland and the central European region, launches biotech operations – 12 employees.

  • 2013

    Biotechnology R&D centre established in Gdańsk - 29 employees.

  • 2014

    Bioeq established - joint venture with Atos on the co-development of Ranibizumab - 47 employees.

  • 2016

    Acquisition of Bioceros BV, an early stage biotech development company in Utrecht, Netherlands – 96 employees.

  • 2018

    Rapid development of the biotechnology R&D centre in Gdańsk – 330 employees.

  • 2019

    Creation of an independent Polpharma Biologics (spin-off from Polpharma) – 500 employees. Out-licensing deal for Natalizumab with Sandoz. Out-licensing deal for Ranizbizumab with Coherus.

  • 2020

    Duchnice manufacturing and development site joins Polpharma Biologics – 700+ employees.

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