Roche Pharma (Switzerland) Ltd is Roche's Swiss national affiliate and its approximately 180 employees ensure that patients in Switzerland have access to Roche's innovative portfolio of medicines. Its therapeutic areas focus on oncology, rheumatology, pneumology, neurology and rare diseases. In 2020, around 177,000 patients in Switzerland were treated with a Roche medicine.
In order for a drug to be successfully delivered to patients, a large number of activities are required on the part of Roche Pharma Switzerland. These include support for clinical trials, filing for regulatory approval, scientific documentation, medical information, marketing, registration and quality assurance, pricing, and distribution including packaging and package inserts.
In order to exploit the possibilities of modern medicine for the benefit of all patients, Roche works closely with other healthcare players. Personalized healthcare will play a key role here in the future. As a leading pharmaceutical company in this field, we rely on our unique combination of diagnostics, medicines and data analysis and work closely with our colleagues at Roche Diagnostics.
For 125 years, we have been committed to improving people's lives. Our commitment goes far beyond developing innovative diagnostics and therapeutics. Our greatest contribution to patients and society is sustainable innovation, true to our motto "better outcomes for more patients faster".
Personalized Healthcare in Switzerland
Roche Forum "Personalized Healthcare" 2020
Nutzung von Patientendaten - erste “zarte Pflänzchen” in der Schweiz?
Roche Forum "Personalized Healthcare" 2019
Personalisierte Medizin in der Schweiz – eine Standortbestimmung von Experten (PDF - Deutsch)
Personalisierte Medizin in der Schweiz – eine Standortbestimmung von Experten (PDF - Französisch)
Personalisierte Medizin in der Schweiz – eine Standortbestimmung von Experten (PDF - Englisch)
Our management team
Thomas F. Schmidt
General Manager Switzerland
The values of integrity, courage and passion inspire the whole company and are carried all around the world. In Switzerland, too, we are working with integrity, courage and passion to give patients a better quality of life through faster access to new medicines. Innovation through scientific excellence is our answer to medical needs. Our goal is to permanently conquer diseases – through our combined efforts and with open minds.