Sourcing materials and services for the pharmaceutical industry. With bases around the world there is no limit to our capabilities.

About Us

We are Summit Pharmaceuticals Europe. We specialize in the sourcing and supply of raw materials, key intermediates, active ingredients (APIs) and formulations to the pharmaceutical and cosmetic industry.

We are part of Sumitomo Corporation, a leading Japanese integrated trading company. Operating in Europe since over 20 years, we are strategically placed through 4 offices based in London, Milan, Madrid and Dusseldorf. We work closely with our Group Companies around the world to ensure to provide a global network to our customers.

With extensive experience in custom manufacturing, compound licensing opportunities and research alliance, the specialists in Summit Pharmaceuticals Europe can meet the needs of all customers in the pharmaceutical and cosmetic field.

Using our local expertise accumulated over many year, together with our global network of other divisions and Sumitomo Corporation, experts can select competitive and reliable suppliers, monitor their performance and progress, ensuring on-time supply.

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Latest News

Meet us at CPhI Festival of Pharma

30/09/2020 SPE, as virtual exhibitor, is glad to invite you at the CPhI Festival of Pharma. Click on the banner below, register your account and ask us for a meeting!

Meet us at BIO Europe 2020

20/09/2020 SUMMIT PHARMACEUTICALS EUROPE will join 2020 edition of BioEurope – Digital Event. Ask us for a meeting at

Joint Merger Plan publication.

On June 3rd S.P.E. established a new European legal entity in Milano named Summit Pharmaceuticals Europe S.r.l. We are glad to inform that a cross-border merger of old Summit Pharmaceuticals Europe Limited (in UK) into new Summit Pharmaceuticals Europe S.r.l. (in Italy) is currently on going and is expected to become effective on 30th November […]

Covid-19 Update

As the C-19 outbreak continues to spread across in Northern Italy, SPE Group companies are working at home. If you send us anything by post, courier or fax, in the current circumstances, we cannot give assurance that this will be received or dealt with. Also note that call forwarding on our desk phones may not […]

Meet us at DCAT 2020 – MARCH 23 – 26, 2020

As annual appointment, SPE will be present at DCAT 2020 – MARCH 23 – 26, 2020 – in New York City, NY. We are glad to welcome you at our suite #15D at “the Kimberly Hotel” 145 East 50th Street, New York, 10022. We will be pleased to give any information about the companies, products […]

PLASTIBASE Hydrocarbon Gel

Summit Pharmaceuticals Europe closed  a partnership with the Canadian company CPL for the promotion of their PLASTIBASE Hydrocarbon Gel. PLASTIBASE is a homogenous, soft, colourless, stainless, odourless and non-irritating ointment base that possesses pharmaceutical product characteristics superior to white petrolatum (USP): -More stable viscosity over a wide temperature range -Superior release of active ingredients -Better […]


Summit Pharmaceuticals Europe closed  in February  2018 a partnership with the Czech company InStar Technologies for the promotion of their innovative and proprietary drug delivery carrier InStrip™ based on a nanotechnology. InStar’s  goal is to bring new transmucosal administration of drugs that are still available only by injections. InStrip™ technology provides all the benefits associated […]

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