Regionally rooted: from Wedel to the world

Today, we are an internationally active pharmaceutical company and distribute our high-quality products to 91 countries around the world. Rooted in the German SME sector, we are proud of our rich company history, which dates back to 1970. And we are determined to continue on our successful path to improve human health worldwide.

1970 – 1985: Foundation

  • medac is founded in 1970
  • Distribution of first niche products
  • Specialisation in oncology
  • Start of pharmaceutical research
  • Development of diagnostics sector

1985 – 2000: In-house production and portfolio expansion

  • Oncotec is founded in 1997
  • Development of generics with additional benefit
  • Enlargement of oncological product portfolio
  • Continued business growth in the area of autoimmune diseases
  • Foundation of the first medac subsidiaries
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2000 – today: Internationalisation and innovative therapeutics

  • oncomed is founded in 2010 and the logistics centre starts operations
  • Development of products for cell therapy
  • Innovation award granted by German Pharmazeutische Zeitung for cell therapy product in 2021
  • Further market growth and expansion into new countries and continents
  • First product approvals in the US and Japan
  • In-house production of biopharmaceuticals
  • Over 2,000 people work at medac in 2023

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Improving human health, today and tomorrow

At medac group, we believe that health is humanity’s most valuable resource. We never take it for granted. Since 1970, our mission has been to improve patients’ quality of life worldwide by making the best medical treatments available.


High-quality pharmaceutical products and services worldwide

Discover our capabilities from product development, production, and distribution to marketing and global cooperation opportunities.


Guiding medac into the future: our leadership

As a private company emerging from the SME sector, we follow a value-oriented management strategy based on trust and partnership.


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