The history of the Azevedos brand spans more than two centuries, consolidating a trajectory totally dedicated to the service of health. From 1775 to the present day, we are proud of our journey and the various milestones that mark our history.
We were responsible for developing the 1st medicinal product in Portugal and since then we have continued to do it well, and today we are the leading medicinal product manufacturer in Portugal, one of the largest Iberian manufacturers and a global player in the pharmaceutical sector operating in Portugal and Mozambique and exporting to all 5 continents.
Birth of Azevedos brand
Participation in the Nobel Prize attributed to Prof. Egas Moniz
Constituition of Laboratórios Azevedos - Indústria Farmacêutica, S.A.
Aquisition of majority stake of Sofarimex
Laboris Farmaceutica (Brazil)
Construction of a new unit for lyophilized products
Conclusion of the unit expansion started in 2018
In addition to the trust that has distinguished us and brought us to the forefront throughout these almost 250 years of history, it is also our comprehensive approach across the entire medicinal product chain, that makes us a solid and competitive Group.
In order to create a group of companies and corresponding functional units in a specialised way and with high standards of competitiveness, Azevedos Group's activity is divided into several areas within the pharmaceutical market:
The internationalisation of the Azevedos Group as a strategic vector of development has already become a reality in recent years. We have diversified our markets and entered new business areas to further develop the AZEVEDOS brand.
Today we are present on five continents with operations ranging from the export of products to over 90 countries to the presence of Group companies in key markets such as Mozambique.