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drug development

We are Ardena, a fully integrated Contract Development & Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) with a core focus on bringing molecules to the clinics.

We distinguish ourselves from other contractors by:

  • being an end-to-end clinical supply chain integrator
  • focusing on early phase development of experimental drugs
  • providing a dossier centric development approach
  • offering nanotechnology services enhancing bio-availability and/or pursuing targeted delivery
  • offering bioanalytical services in preclinical and clinical stages

We operate from six state-of-the-art, purpose-built facilities across Western and Northern Europe.

We service a broad and global customer base including prominent blue-chip companies. We have an outstanding quality and regulatory track-record, verified by full GMP and GLP compliance.

About Ardena

A dedicated partner with an integrated approach from drug discovery to clinic

We’re a pharmaceutical CDMO that guides companies through the drug discovery and development process to help create effective and compliant drug products for clinical trials. Headquartered in Ghent (Belgium), we also have facilities in the Netherlands, Sweden and Latvia. We serve a global customer base, ranging from emerging biotech to tier-one pharmaceutical companies.

Why Ardena?

Drug and dossier development working hand in hand to deliver unrivalled quality

Our dossier centric approach to drug development fast tracks your product to compliance. By compiling your regulatory dossier in parallel with drug development, we can identify and overcome hurdles, and ultimately save you time. 

We also have a number of areas of specialist expertise, including solid state research, bio-availability enhancement and modified release, meaning we can handle even the toughest development challenges.

See our services working in parallel

Route scouting Drug substance development Drug substance GMP manufacturing Biomarker research and analysis Preformulation Formulation development Drug product GMP manufacturing Clinical supply solutions Chemical & pharmaceutical development Full analytical support Dossier Development Regulatory dossier submissionand formatting Solid state screening and selection Upscaling and process development text Clinical bioanalysis Clinical method development and validation Quality control and release testing ICH stability studies Drug substance and drug product method development and validation Immunoassays ADME bioanalysis Regulatory dossier writing and formatting Quality project support Quality document writing Scientific report writing


Why join Ardena

A special place to be

As a dynamic CDMO, we offer exciting career opportunities for skilled and motivated people that want to work in a fast-growing business, in the global pharmaceutical industry. Do you have a pharmaceutical or (bio)chemical background? Do you want to work in a challenging contract research and development environment, where experts come together to make new drugs a reality? Are you able to handle complex projects?

Why we are a great place to work

Read testimonials from members of our team