ESTEVE is a chemical-pharmaceutical group that outstands for its commitment to research, a clear international vocation, and building strategic alliances with other leading companies in the sector. Its productive development is based on three main activities:


the group’s origin

Our activities focus on the research, development and marketing of new medicines.

We have a wide portfolio of prescription and OTC medicines.

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Esteve pharmaceutical activity
Esteve chemical activity


Beyond API Manufacturing

ESTEVE develops active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) which it later manufactures and markets for the global pharmaceutical industry. Our company thus contributes to improve global health by direct and close collaboration with the main leading companies in the sector. ESTEVE develops in-house industrial activities in Europe, America and Asia.

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Facilitating access to treatments

This activity focuses on the development, manufacturing and marketing of generic drugs in the main therapeutic areas. It offers drugs with added value, thus covering the life cycle of the medicine and contributing to the sustainability of the health system.

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Esteve generics drugs

Joint Ventures

Our ability to build successful strategic alliances is one of our traits.

Proof of this is the number of Joint Ventures we have established with other leading companies to provide innovation and contribute to enhance the quality of life of people.

Esteve Joint Ventures

By developing these activities ESTEVE covers the entire life cycle of the drug, from the development of the active ingredient to the creation of innovative medicines and the production of generic drugs.

ISDIN (1975):

A company specializing in dermatology, created with the Puig Company.

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EHP (2005):

A joint venture with the Huadong Pharmaceutical Company for the synthesis of fine chemicals.

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ETH (2009):

ETH is a company specializing in home respiratory care and the result of an agreement with the Japanese company Teijin Healthcare.

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ESTEVE has wide and proven experience in the development of business partnerships with multinational corporations located in Europe, North America and Japan. Our long list of successful alliances is the best proof of how strongly committed we are to build solid, valuable and long term relationships with our partners.

Esteve business partnerships


For a few decades now we have been actively building in-licensing partnerships with international companies. Our efforts have led to build and sustain a balanced and highly competitive portfolio of products and to offer innovative solutions that have been successfully marketed.

ESTEVE's most valued contributions to in-licensing partnerships:

Experience in the design and implementation of win-win agreements

Track-record of successful alliances with excellent results

Full alignment with our partner's global strategies

Strong and highly qualified marketing and sales organization

Strict compliance with the highest ethical standards

Experienced regulatory and market access teams

Alliance management team fully dedicated to facilitate successful partnerships by ensuring open communication, monitoring compliance with commitments and facilitating the resolution of conflicts


ESTEVE commercial out-licensing activities are aimed at selecting the right partners to promote, sell and distribute our products in the international markets where ESTEVE does not have a direct presence. ESTEVE's current activities in this field are devoted to Pharmacy & OTC products with our main focus on Dormidina®, an antihistamine for the treatment of insomnia which ESTEVE markets in Spain with great success.

ESTEVE's most-valued contributions to out-licensing partnerships:

Experience in the design and implementation of win-win agreements

Great commercial success in the markets where we operate

Sharing experience and support to ensure our partners' own success

Experienced regulatory team, and regulatory files in accordance with current requirements

Supply of a finished, ready-to-sell product that complies with the highest manufacturing and QC standards and is manufactured in a state-of-the-art plant

Alliance management team fully dedicated to facilitate successful partnerships by ensuring open communication, monitoring compliance with commitments, and facilitating the resolution of conflicts

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