Dr Ugo Citernesi and Mrs Kathe Andersen – I.R.A. Istituto Ricerche Applicate



Dr Ugo Citernesi and Mrs Kathe Andersen
I.R.A. Management

I.R.A. Istituto Ricerche Applicate Srl
Via Del Lavoro 4a/6
20865 Usmate Velate (MB) – Italy
T +39-039-63174.1
F +39-039-6755409


Can you spend a few words on the history of IRA? What is its philosophy?

I.R.A. Istituto Ricerche Applicate was founded in 1983 as an applied research laboratory, setting itself the ambitious vision of identifying and developing game-changing ideas and transforming scientific innovation into better healthcare solutions.

Thanks to the exquisite in-house R&D capabilities and cutting-edge technology in the production processes, I.R.A. has developed, throughout the years, an outstanding product portfolio, specializing itself in the production of raw materials, active ingredients and drug delivery systems for the cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries.  

The courage to pursue innovations evolved into one of the most comprehensive product portfolios in the market, featuring a wide range of class III injectable Medical Devices with linear and cross linked hyaluronic acid, providing a range of treatment options of the highest quality with the highest safety standards both in the aesthetic and orthopedic fields.

Which product areas does IRA serve primarily, where do IRA’s particular strengths lie?

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