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"As one of the oldest pharmaceutical companies in the world, we take pride in our heritage with a keen eye for the future defined by an unwavering commitment for patient cause."

Elcin Barker Ergun


High quality therapeutics and diagnostics solutions for patients, ethics as our underlying principle, dedication to innovation and advancement, strong people centricity and environmental sustainability. These five pillars form the foundation of the Menarini Group, an Italian pharmaceutical company with more than 135 years of history. Founded in 1886 in Naples under the name of Farmacia Internazionale, in 1915 Menarini moved to Florence where the Group’s headquarters are still located today.

The Menarini Group is present in 140 countries around the world. Its companies span from Europe to Asia, to Africa and the Middle East, to Central America and to the United States where with the acquisition of Stemline Therapeutics, a NASDAQ-listed biopharmaceutical company, the company marked its entry into the US oncology market.

Thanks to the valuable contribution of over 17,000 employees, every year more than 500 million packs of drugs are produced at the Group's 18 manufacturing sites including a biotech plant for the manufacturing of monoclonal antibodies that also serves external clients. Our drugs are distributed across 6 continents for the treatment of pathologies in cardiology, oncology, pneumology, inflammation and gastroenterology.

Menarini invests in the future and guarantees drug availability in the present for the improvement of patient health and well-being.

In its 9 Research & Development centers, Menarini’s main focus is dedicated to therapeutic areas with unresolved pathologies, such as oncology and anti-infectives (AMR), where increasing treatment options is fundamental to helping those in need. The Group's pipeline concentrates on innovative drugs and technologies including both small molecule and biologics for hematologic and solid tumors for greater personalized solutions.

The Group has also invested in diagnostics to develop instruments with high speed and precision for diagnoses in various fields such as clinical chemistry, diabetes, immunology, hematology, histology and point-of-care. In addition, Menarini is developing advanced technologies for the analysis of rare tumor cells with single cell precision.

From research to manufacturing, from distribution to scientific information, Menarini's goal is to achieve excellence.



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Our history

Discover our milestones since 1886: the origins, the international expansion step by step and the recent acquisitions.

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Our values

Our values

Everyday we put our values into action. 4 values, which have given life to Menarini and have shaped its history.

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Legendary striker Samuel Eto’o among the winners of the 28th Edition of the Fair Play Menarini International Award

FLORENCE, 20 June 2024 – The Members of the Board of the Fair Play Menarini Foundation, Antonello Biscini, Valeria Speroni Cardi and Ennio Troiano, are delighted to welcome another...

Fair Play Menarini International Award, presentation of the special Fiamme Gialle "Study and sport" Award

FLORENCE, 17 June 2024 – The appointments with the Fair Play Menarini International Award continue. Following the announcement at the CONI headquarters of the winners of the 28th...

Fair Play Menarini International Award announcing the winners of the 28th edition at the CONI headquarters

ROME, 5 June 2024 – The wait is finally over - new sporting stars light up the world of the Fair Play Menarini International Award. The annual event, that promotes the values of...

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Menarini Pills of Art

Discover our initiative which confirms the company’s affiliation with art.

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a meeting point for all friends with common ideals towards the progress of sciences for the benefit of mankind.

Sergio gorini, Foundation’s first President

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