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Mithra Pharmaceuticals

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Type of member

  • Company (Large enterprise)

General presentation

Mithra (Euronext: MITRA) is dedicated to providing innovation and choice in women's health, with a particular focus on fertility, contraception and menopause. Mithra's goal is to develop new and improved products that meet women's needs for better safety and convenience. Its two lead development candidates - a fifth generation oral contraceptive, Estelle®, and a next generation hormone therapy, Donesta®- are built on Mithra's unique natural estrogen platform, E4 (Estetrol). Mithra also develops, manufactures and markets complex therapeutics and offers partners a complete spectrum of research, development and specialist manufacturing at its Mithra CDMO. Mithra was founded in 1999 as a spin-off of the University of Liège by Mr. François Fornieri and Prof. Dr. Jean-Michel Foidart. Mithra has an approximate headcount of 140 staff members and is headquartered in Liège, Belgium. Further information can be found on our website.


Rue St-Georges, 5
4000 LIEGE, Belgique
+32 4 349 28 22
+32 4 349 28 21
BE 0466.526.646


FONTAINE Jean-Manuel
Head of External Affairs
++32 4 349 28 22