2023 - GEOGRAPHICAL EXPANSION TO URUGUAY
FarmaMondo reinforces its presence in the LATAM region by establishing a subsidiary in MONTE VIDEO, aiming to serve patients’ needs in this market and across all South America.
2022 - GEOGRAPHICAL EXPANSION TO TÜRKYIE
FarmaMondo reinforces its presence in the MEA region by establishing a subsidiary in ISTANBUL, aiming to serve more effectively the needs of the patients in this country.
2021 - GEOGRAPHICAL EXPANSION TO IBERIA
FarmaMondo SA establishes its presence in Iberia by setting up a local subsidiary that is better placed to serve all Iberian HCPs and their patients’ needs and expectations.
2020 - GEOGRAPHICAL EXPANSION TO MIDDLE EAST, AFRICA AND INDIA. FARMAMONDO OPEN A HUB IN DUBAI
FarmaMondo reinforces its presence in the MEA region by establishing a subsidiary in DUBAI, aiming to serve patients’ needs in the region more effectively.
2019 - GEOGRAPHICAL EXPANSION TO ASIA/PACIFIC REGION
FarmaMondo started to reinforce its presence in the APAC region by establishing a subsidiaries in Hong Kong and Singapore, aiming to serve patients’ needs in the region more effectively. Since then we have become market authorisation holders in some APAC countries.
2018 - Geographical Expansion to the Baltic countries
FarmaMondo establishes a subsidiary in Lithuania to enhance its infrastructure in the Baltic region and Ukraine.
2017 - Geographical Expansion to the Nordic countries
FarmaMondo expands into the Nordic region by establishing its subsidiary in Denmark to cover the region’s five countries.
2015 - GEOGRAPHICAL EXPANSION TO ARGENTINA AS EXPANSION TO LATAM, WITH PRESENCE IN KEY MARKETS
FarmaMondo reinforces its presence in Latin America by establishing a subsidiary in Argentina aiming to enhance its infrastructure in Argentina, Chile, Uruguay and Paraguay.
2014 - Pioneering Russia and the CIS region
FarmaMondo expands into Russia and the CIS region, becoming the pioneer of unlicensed medicines and specialty commercialization services in Russia.
2013 - Going Global
FarmaMondo expands into Latin America, setting up its access and distribution infrastructures. The first international subsidiary of FarmaMondo is established in Brazil.
2012 - Leadership transition
FarmaMondo SA and Farmacia Centrale are no longer a family-owned business. New leadership joins the company, led by a group of investors and experienced pharma entrepreneurs. A new era begins for FarmaMondo.
2008 - First Managed Access Programme awarded for the Swiss market
FarmaMondo partners for the first time with an innovator seeking to establish a managed access programme to serve unmet named patient needs.
The '90s capabilities and regulations
70 years after its establishment, FarmaMondo has endured the test of time by always operating in a sustainable and responsible manner as any good Swiss business should. As medical needs and relevant regulations have evolved, so has FarmaMondo, becoming a solid pharmaceutical service business with a focus on supplying unlicensed medicines internationally.
The '80s the international evolution of FarmaMondo
With the introduction of the internet, FarmaMondo gains wide recognition as a major brand providing access to Swiss medicines. Through a simple web page offering access to medicines, FarmaMondo becomes the supply partner of many healthcare providers in Europe and Asia.
1982 - Birth of FarmaMondo
Mr Bernasconi decides to expand the company’s export activities and establishes a Swiss holding company – FarmaMondo SA is born. Mr Bernasconi choses a brand name that reflects his vision of delivering access to pharmaceuticals at an international level. Farmacia Centrale lives on as a subsidiary of FarmaMondo SA, focusing exclusively on the local community.
Mr Bernasconi, a third-generation member of the Bernasconi family and a young pharmacist educated in Zurich, takes over the management of Farmacia Centrale.
1915–1970 - Serving cross-border patient needs
The Swiss pharmaceutical market evolves during the 20th century to become one of most advanced globally. This leads to cross-border demand for Swiss therapies from patients and doctors in neighbouring Italy. Farmacia Centrale develops a cross-border supply chain to serve unmet needs from Italy and other nearby countries.
1915 - The founding year
Farmacia Centrale, the roots of the current FarmaMondo Group, is established as a private community pharmacy in the heart of the small Swiss border town of Chiasso. It is run by the Bernasconi family and serves the needs of the local population, numbering a few thousand.