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Ferring Pharmaceuticals

The company was founded by Frederik Paulsen Sr in Malm, Sweden, in 1950, initially as the Nordiska Hormon Laboratoriet, renamed Ferring in 1954. A ferring in Frisian is a person from the island Fhr off the western coast of Germany. Mr. Paulsen's family originates from that island.The first major breakthrough was the synthetic production of oxytocin and vasopressin in 1961. With further growth and expansion, the headquarters moved to Copenhagen, Denmark, and subsequently to Switzerland.Ferring is a visionary, privately-held biopharmaceutical company recognized around the world.Our mission is to help patients live better lives by researching, developing, manufacturing and marketing the most effective and innovative products in reproductive health, womens health, urology, gastroenterology, endocrinology and orthopedics.Number of Partnerships: 10