Hovione Loures

Manufacturing Plant

The site was first approved by the FDA in 1982, and is regularly inspected.

Manufacturing Plant in Portugal | Hovione

Hovione Loures has been operational since 1969. The site has grown continually as upgraded facilities have been added. The plant was first approved by the FDA in 1982, and is regularly inspected.

The site has an extensive capacity for drug substance manufacturing and particle engineering. Hovione Loures can support the development, piloting and full commercialization of your drug substance and drug product intermediate based on an available capacity of 430 cubic meters of vessels, ranging from 50 to 14,000lt, complemented with a full range of spray dryers, from lab scale to industrial sizes.

The site houses a large and well qualified Process Development and Analytical Development team in the areas of Drug Substance, Particle Engineering and Drug Product.

Areas of Focused Expertise

The site has world class capabilities and physical assets in the following areas:

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  • The Loures plant operates 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
  • Quality Control labs support production 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
  • Plant maintenance shutdown period takes place for 3 weeks in August.


The site has an Health, Safety and Environment Management System in accordance with OHSAS18001 and ISO14001. The system is periodically audited and reviewed and is ISO14001 and OHSAS18001 certified.

The site is a certified Authorized Economic Operator.

Hovione FarmaCiencia SA is a member of the BCSD Portugal which reflects our commitment to work for a more sustainable business.


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Manufacturing Plant

Hovione Farmaciência S.A.
Sete Casas
2674-506 Loures
Tel.: +351 21 982 9000
Fax: +351 21 982 9388
Email: contact@hovione.com
DUNS Nr: 449818434
Location: 38°50'33.526" N 9°10'42.240" W

Other Locations

Hovione Hong Kong


Hovione Holding Asia Limited
Aubin House, 11th Floor
171-172 Gloucester Road
Hong Kong SAR
Tel.: +852 2891 1836
Fax: +852 2891 0943 

Hovione India


Hovione Holding Limited
C/o WeWork, 2nd floor,
Oberoi Commerz - II,  1,
Off Western Express Highway,
Oberoi Garden City, Goregaon East, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400063
Tel.: +919 004 261 523