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I-20134 Milan - Italy
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BRACCO today :
Bracco is an international Group active in the healthcare sector including BraccoImaging (Diagnostic Imaging), Pharma (prescription and over the counter drugs) and the Centro Diagnostico Italiano diagnostic clinic in Milan. It has more than 3300 employees and annual total consolidated revenues of over 1,1 billion euros, of which 75% from international sales. In the Research and Innovation area, the company invests approximately 9% of reference turnover in the imaging diagnostics and medical devices sectors and has a portfolio comprising over 1,800 patents.
The Bracco subsidiary, Bracco Imaging, is one of the world’s leading companies in the Diagnostic Imaging. It offers a products, injectors and solutions portfolio for all diagnostic applications: X-Ray Imaging (including Computed Tomography-CT), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound, and Nuclear Medicine. Imaging agents are pharmaceutical products aimed at supporting diagnosis and monitoring of various pathologies.
In Italy, Bracco Group is a key player in many strategically important therapeutic fields, including gastroenterology, neurology, endocrinology and cardio-vascular pathology, where it markets own-brand drugs or pharmaceuticals under license. Bracco SpA is present in the territory through a network of 240 pharmaceutical representatives, supported by a diffused sales organization. This network has acquired a high reputation amongst pharmacists.
Another important area of activity of the Bracco Group regards the healthcare services provided by the Centro Diagnostico Italiano, a polyclinic based in Milan. With 21 satellite units in the city and in Lombardy, CDI offers different services of prevention, diagnosis, rehabilitation and personalized treatment, with a focus on radio-surgery and on day-surgery.
Since its creation Bracco is a socially responsible company in each area of activity. The Bracco foundation is part of the family and company vision. Major initiatives of the CSR are promoting welfare and solidarity schemes, supporting employees with health prevention, building relationships with the land to create social innovation and sustainability, working closely with associations, local authorities and NGOs, circulating expression of culture, science and art.
1927 - Elio Bracco establishes a pharmaceutical business in Milan
1934 - Fulvio Bracco, Elio’son, joins the company
1946 - Bracco presents a new contrast agent
1948 - Key event on the market with the debut of a product of great importance: DIAZIL
1953 - Opening of new factory (LAMBRATE)
1966 - Diana Bracco joins the company
1981 - Launch of IOPADIMOL non ionic contrast agent
2001 - Opening of Bracco Research Center
2002 - Opening of SPIN, a unit dedicated to X-Ray
2007 - Acquisition of EZ-EM, leader in contrast agents