About Micro-Sphere

Micro-Sphere is a privately-owned Swiss company with over 20 years’ experience in pharmaceutical contract manufacturing services.

With more than 50 employees across five departments, we support customers from the early development phase throughout the whole life cycle of the API. Our customers range from small start-ups and medium-sized companies, through to blue-chips and multinationals from across the globe.

We are a customer-oriented company with a very flexible approach and a strong focus on quality and safety. Our excellent regulatory record is unblemished, and our quality systems are approved by EU GMP, US FDA Swissmedic and Japanese authorities and is registered by the FDA as a FDF (Finished Dosage Facility).

We insist on the highest standards of environmental, health and safety performance in everything we do, with a clear commitment to the health of our people, the safety of our products and the protection of the environment.

Our
History

1998
2008
2010
2015
2018
2020
2021

1998

Micro-Sphere was established in 1998 in Madonna del Piano, in southern Switzerland, next to the border with Italy.

2008

The ownership changed in December 2008, and the next two years were dedicated to the construction of a new facility.

2010

In January 2010, Micro-Sphere moved to its current home, a new state-of-the-art facility in Monteggio (Ticino), 3.5 km (2 mi) from its original site.

2015

In 2015, the company invested 21 million CHF (€19 million) in expanding the facility and doubling the manufacturing capacity.

2018

Michael Grassberger was appointed CEO in 2018.

2020

Our spray drying and capsule filling capabilities were further expanded in 2020.

2021

Implementation of high containment technical solutions suitable to process OEB 5 substances.

Our
Team

Our professional and highly motivated team comprises more than 50 employees with extensive experience in the pharmaceutical industry across analytical services, manufacturing, quality assurance, and project management.

Our production team includes expertise in technology transfer, process optimization scale-up and process validation.

The workforce has grown by 40% over the past four years, testament to the growing demand for our services and to our ability to consistently meet the evolving requirements of a wide range of customers worldwide.

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