Pharma Solutions

Inspired by patients, delivered by experts

At DSM, we deliver passion, innovation, and scientific expertise for every stage of your product's life cycle. This takes more than active pharmaceutical ingredients. It takes a partner.

As a global leader in vitamin and lipid manufacturing, DSM leverages its active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) offerings as proven, safe, and innovative agents for life-changing therapies. We draw on our unique skills in chemical synthesis and biotechnology to ensure all products meet strict sustainability standards. 

Explore our reliable broad offering of products, customized solutions and expert services below.


At DSM, we aim to help keep the world’s growing population healthy and to improve patients’ quality of life. Innovation is the engine that gets us there by bringing exciting new science-based solutions to market that benefit people, planet, and profit.

  • Vitamins


    DSM is the first and only company to offer both US Drug Master Files (US DMFs) and Certificates of Suitability (CEPs) for all 13 vitamins.

  • Lipids


    Explore our high-quality EPA and DHA omega-3, suitable for pharmaceutical application, from either sustainable marine sources or microbial fermentation.

  • Cannabidiol


    Explore our unique CBD active offering for pharmaceutical innovation.

We can help you get to the market faster with appealing solutions that take you further.

Discover the difference DSM makes

  • Worldwide Support

    Worldwide Support

    DSM has the ability to produce our lipid products to meet the potency and purity that your custom specification demands from either marine or fermentation-based sources.

  • Scientific


    Our state-of-the-art production facilities offer ICH Q7 compliant quality production, and are FDA, FSSC, and CFIA audited. In addition, DSM has a dedicated group of experts working to monitor marine oil contaminants, and our world-class analytical team has advanced test method development capabilities to help us stay ahead of an ever-changing environment.

  • Regulatory


    With the world’s largest and longest operating capacity to produce both marine and fermentative based lipid products DSM has been able to offer stable and secure supply for over 25 years.

  • Quality and Reliability

    Quality and Reliability

    DSM has a proven track record of quality assurance and sustainable practices and reliable supply consistent with our Quality for Life™ principles.

  • Whitepapers


    Explore the DSMs library of whitepapers on vitamin and lipid research, academic studies and industry developments.

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APIs for Pharma Applications

Explore our broad portfolio of API Vitamins, Lipids and Novel APIs

Latest Scientific Research

Our whitepapers summarize the latest research developments, covering key topics in the industry

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