From donor to patient

Around the clock, around the world, our employees play their part in changing and saving the lives of millions of patients worldwide.

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1. Donor

Donating plasma to save lives – including my son’s

Zoran, Berlin
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1. Donor

Saving lives starts with our donors

See Willy's story
1. Donor

Ensuring safety and suitability of donors and quality and traceability of plasma

See Tiffani's story
Preclinical R&D

Research that helps people

See Barbara's story
2. Single donation control

Controlling the plasma which enters production

See Annabelle's story
3. Quality

Detecting viruses early by targeting DNA and RNA

See Elisabet's story
3. Quality

Performing analytical methods to test quality

See Bernhard's story
3. Quality

Documenting the complete history of every production batch

See Barbara's story

Around-the-clock production of virus-inactivated pooled plasma

See Ali's story
Temperature control

Maintaining the cold chain

See Sebastien's story
4. Fractionation

Separating plasma proteins

See Knuth's story
4. Fractionation

Getting the right material to production at the right time

See Klaus's story
Operations support

Validating cleaning methods used for production equipment

See Werner's story
Recombinant technology

Cultivating Factor VIII from a human cell line

See Mei's story
5. Purification

Purifying products during the night shift

See Thomas's story
6. Filling/finish

Investing to increase capacity and automation

See Sara's story
6. Filling/finish

Preserving human proteins by freeze-drying

See Zoran's story
7. Visual inspection

Inspecting finished products with intense concentration

See Roza's story
Clinical R&D

Bringing new optimal therapies to patients in need

See Irina's story
8. Patient

Donors, like my father, strengthen my body’s defences

Simon, Berlin
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2016: €1.6bn
Operating income



2016: €383m
Capital expenditures



2016: €166m



2016: 7,094

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