from R&D to Distribution

Each year, LIPHATECH allocates about 20% of its annual turnover in product innovation. The highly regulated process to bring these products to market goes through numerous stages.

See how LIPHATECH manages the entire chain in eight key stages

<span class="nb">01</span><span class="slidetitle"> Research and Development </span> 01. Research and Development With our investment in fundamental research, LIPHATECH, in partnership with public and private institutions, designs new active substances and develops finished products with proven efficacy. This stage takes between eight and ten years. <span class="nb">02</span><span class="slidetitle"> Production </span> 02. Production The production of the new active substance and products begins in the lab before being approved at industrial scale. The manufacturing process for the finished product is described in detail: specifications are draw up regarding the raw materials and equipment settings. <span class="nb">03</span><span class="slidetitle">Approval of active substance</span> 03. Approval of active substance LIPHATECH puts together a dossier based on several laboratory studies and field experiments conducted over several years to obtain the approval of an active substance in accordance with strict legislation. The authorities then evaluate the dossier (three to five years). <span class="nb">04</span><span class="slidetitle">Legal</span> 04. Legal From the moment the new active substance is developed, LIPHATECH files international patent applications to protect the invention. When the finished products are developed, it registered the trademarks in order to market them. <span class="nb">05</span><span class="slidetitle">Marketing authorisation</span> 05. Marketing authorisation After the active substance is approved, LIPHATECH conducts new studies for the marketing authorisation dossier for the finished product. The evaluation takes two years or longer for authorisations granted in each country. <span class="nb">06</span><span class="slidetitle">Technical</span> 06. Technical LIPHATECH’s technical experts draw up test protocols based on the products being evaluated. They support customers in implementing and monitoring fields tests to prove the product efficacy in real conditions. <span class="nb">07</span><span class="slidetitle">Marketing </span> 07. Marketing LIPHATECH draws from market studies to create its strategic plan for the commercial launch of the new product. IT draws up the marketing plan, operational tools and merchandising materials to support customers. <span class="nb">08</span><span class="slidetitle">Sales</span> 08. Sales LIPHATECH works with customers to prepare the commercial launch of the new product by sharing technical information and best use practices. It makes various services available to meet their needs.

Equipment researchand innovation

LIPHATECH vient d’inaugurer son tout 1er fabLab ! Cet espace dédié à l’innovation est ouvert à tous les salariés et fonctionne sur la base du volontariat. Travail collaboratif, mutualisation des idées et des compétences, équipe pluridisciplinaire où tout est possible. Enrichi grâce aux partenariats avec des start-up, bureaux d’étude, ingénierie, instituts académiques, le fabLab a pour vocation de concevoir et réaliser des prototypes de solutions innovantes autour du matériel.


Fundamental research is the basis of LIPHATECH’s success.

The company’s expertise in chemistry and biology and its patents for anticoagulants make it the leader in rodent control. For LIPHATECH, fundamental research is a driving factor of innovation.