Olon joins EuropaBio - Quality and Sustainability: A Modern Industrial Vision that Starts from Respect and Protection of the Environment
Brussels, 03 November 2021 – EuropaBio is pleased to announce that Olon has joined as an associate member.
Olon is an Italian world leader in the Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) production, using synthetic and biological processes for Generic market as well as in Contract Development and Manufacturing (CDMO). Headquartered in Rodano (Milan, Italy), the company has 11 manufacturing facilities globally. Always considering human safety and environmental security, OLON handles different and not-common manufacturing process technologies to produce APIs for the majority, proteins, high-value small molecules & microorganisms (application in pharma), food, feed, and other bio-industrial markets.
Relying on an experience gained over more than 50 years, Olon Biotechnology Centre represent one of the most extensive know-how of microbial fermentation in Europe. Moreover, the Group is working on the cutting edge of R&D both in terms of chemistry and biotechnology, expanding the biotech platform for the synthesis of peptides with recombinant DNA technology. Microbial fermentation is an eco-friendly and highly sustainable manufacturing process that mostly utilizes just water, natural nutrition, microorganism. It reduces the use of chemical solvents that are needed, just for few cases, in the step of purification.
EuropaBio Director-General Dr. Claire Skentelbery commented “Expert manufacturing services are essential to an effective life science industry, and they are a significant part of the economic and skills development in Europe. As we look to next generation manufacture and medicines, companies such as Olon are a home-grown example of how Europe grows”.
Paolo Tubertini, CEO at Olon, added: “We are actively and significatively investing in our biotechnology platform. Offering our expertise in CDMO services and biotechnologies as well, we are able to support innovative food biotech companies to accelerate the development of new products, combining it with more sustainable manufacturing approach”.