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

CPhI Frankfurt 5-7 Nov. 2019

As annual appointment, SPE will be present at CPhI 2019 in Frakfurt, this year exhibiting together with Upsher-Smith Laboratories ( a USA growing pharmaceutical company with expertise ranging from early-stage research to delivering on-market products. Visit us at our booth 41D50 or contact us by e-mail. We will be pleased to give any information about the companies, […]

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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