Liisa Hurme, new President and CEO: A time of strong growth for Orion

Liisa Hurme, who has a background in research and has held various executive positions at Orion for a long time, has started as President and CEO. Hurme says that there are currently many projects underway related to growth and strengthening sustainability.

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Orion supports humanitarian work in Turkey, Syria and Ukraine

Orion extends our deepest sympathy with those living through the earthquake crisis in Turkey and Syria. We have also continued to support Ukraine in the country’s fight against Russian invasion.

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Medical Affairs at Orion ensures, develops and safeguards

How are medicine prices formed in Finland?

Orion’s response to Ukraine

Orion condemns Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The concern for our employees in Ukraine is great and our thoughts are with them at the moment, as well as with all those affected by the war.

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Working on safe and effective pharmaceutical products

Why are medicine containers half empty and 10 other facts about pharmaceutical packaging

What does the labelling on medicine packages tell us?

Strictly regulated labels on medicine packages combat falsified medicines

Space to develop and create – a renewing Orion is a workplace of the future

Demand for veterinary medicines is growing – Orion also builds well-being for animals

Cooperation is key in securing supply of medicines regardless of cost pressures

Ensuring the efficacy and safety of medicines

Pain patients find relief through digital therapy

Artificial intelligence accelerates drug development

Orion donates surplus medicines to low-income countries and disaster-hit areas

Global partnerships help Orion to grow and develop

Domestic production guarantees security of supply

Prescription drug serialisation improves patient safety

Orion’s Sustainability Report 2020: The pandemic highlighted the importance of patient safety and the availability of medicines

Grants by the Orion Research Foundation enable researchers to seize significant opportunities

Good manufacturing practices are revised in an escape room room – emotional memories promote learning

Orion’s post doc programme combines academic research and corporate resources to promote health

The Yrityskylä learning environment sparks interest in LUMA subjects

Professor Risto Renkonen: “Research is not possible in a ‘Finland bubble’”

Orion uses waste ethanol to reduce the nitrogen load in the Baltic Sea

Carbon footprint calculation provides information on the environmental effects of Orion’s waste management

Building well-being for animals - Orion develops new veterinary drugs

Digital therapies to complement pharmaceutical treatment

Orion strengthens Finnish pharmaceutical supply and export capabilities through investments

Orion is modernising production at its Turku plant through an investment of EUR 17 million.

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The whole picture of pain – pain management now and in the future

Safe medication is everyone’s right

Appropriate medication is an essential part of patient safety. Drug safety refers to both the product itself and the way that it is administered. The responsibility lies with the entire treatment chain, starting with the manufacturer and ending, to some degree, with patients themselves.

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From ideas to innovations – Orion taps into the tacit knowledge in its organisation

Save the Baltic Sea – return unused medicines to your pharmacy

Drug development goes remote

Orion R&D’s own strengths build the foundation for success

Adverse drug reactions are monitored to continuously improve patient safety

Towards a clean sea – The Baltic Sea region is our home

From a medicine bottle to a flowerpot – fact and fiction about recycling medicine packages

Pharmaceutical packaging guarantees product integrity and much more

Arrival of digital therapies to support patients and doctors

New digital tools benefit both patients and health care professionals, helping improve the treatment of Parkinson's disease, for example. They may also help ease the challenges of rising health care costs for public spending.

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In the Yrityskylä learning environment, young people learn how the wheels of society turn

New pharmaceutical research utilising nanobiotechnology in Finland

A new research ecosystem has been set up in Finland in which the country’s leading research organisations, together with the Finnish Red Cross Blood Service, Orion Pharma and nanotechnology SMEs, are joining forces to develop new types of nanobiotechnological solutions for the treatment and early diagnostics of severe progressive diseases.

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To ensure patients get their medicines

Orion implements responsible medication and states in its value proposition that it wants to be a medicine cabinet for Finns. Based on this, Orion is the sole manufacturer or distributor of many pharmaceuticals in Finland.

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Artificial intelligence offers new possibilities for Orion's drug development

Investing benefits both investors and society

Orion aims to grow faster than the pharmaceutical market

Research and development are Orion's strengths, and the company will continue to invest in them. The target is to increase net sales 1.5-fold by 2025.

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Energy Genius of the Year symbol for Fermion's plant in Oulu

Orion systematically promotes sustainability in its supply chain

Biosimilars are a cost-effective option among biological medicines

Thanks to biosimilars, an increasing number of patients can receive effective care at a lower pharmaceutical cost.

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A drug’s life cycle must not end in the Baltic Sea

Serialisation improves patient safety