From specialists for specialists: pharmaceutical translations from Apostroph

As a translation agency, we have supported numerous pharmaceutical products from development to market launch. This is why our experience extends from clinical trials and marketing authorisation applications to packaging and marketing texts. With our trusted specialist translators, you can rest assured that we will safely navigate the challenging field of pharmaceutical translations.

  • Experienced professional translators with pharmaceutical expertise
  • Compliance with the requirements of Swissmedic, the EMA and the FDA
  • Meticulous quality control
  • Special medical approval of translation service
  • Information security thanks to ISO 27001 certified ISMS
  • Data hosted in Switzerland

Language professionals who are at home in the pharmaceutical industry

Our professional translators have proven pharmaceutical and clinical expertise. They work precisely, using specialist terminology, and their translations comply with the regulatory requirements of Swissmedic, the EMA and the FDA. Thanks to long-standing partnerships with companies in the pharmaceutical industry, Apostroph has acquired a broad range of know-how and is able to master even the most demanding pharmaceutical translations.

Examples of typical orders:

  • Package inserts
  • Product information, SmPCs, patient information leaflets (PIL)
  • Material safety data sheets (MSDS)
  • Protocols and protocol synopses
  • Informed consent forms (ICF)
  • Consent forms (HIPAA)
  • Trials
  • Common technical documents (CTD)
  • Patient diaries
  • Event logs
  • Clinical outcome assessment questionnaires (COA/PRO)
  • Reports of adverse events
  • Ethical and regulatory correspondence

Clinical trials: professionalism in every language with Apostroph

Clinical trials are complex and comprise a wide range of documents, the translations of which are subject to strict requirements. A challenge for translators. Our professionals have the necessary background knowledge, are familiar with the terminology and work efficiently and precisely.

Translations with MAT certificate

Translation professionals with a perfect grasp of the prescribed guidelines are needed for pharmaceutical and medical products to be approved in Switzerland, the European Union and the United States. Accuracy and careful quality control are indispensable. For a MAT certificate (medical approval of translation) from Apostroph Switzerland, your translations undergo medical checks and are optimally prepared for submission to Swissmedic, the EMA and the FDA.

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Do you have any questions or are you interested in working with us?

I would be happy to answer your questions or introduce you to Apostroph Group and our services in a personal meeting.
Nadia Gaille
Head of Customer Success
Pharmaceutical translations: references

Our strongest arguments are our references

Other companies that use our pharmaceutical translations can be found under References.

Better safe than sorry

In addition to the pharmaceutical industry, establishments such as law firms, hospitals and banks also give us sensitive information. That’s why we had our information security management system certified in accordance with ISO 27001. This means that you can rely on us to manage and process your documents at all levels with the utmost care. SSL encryption and the storage of your data on Swiss servers complete our security package.

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The advantages of our pharmaceutical translations at a glance:

  • Specialist translators with a background in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Precise and terminologically correct translations
  • Compliance with the regulatory requirements of Swissmedic, the EMA and the FDA
  • Observance of translation standards and proper formatting
  • Compliance with corporate wording
  • Certified information security management system (ISMS) in accordance with ISO 27001
  • Data on Swiss servers and SSL encryption
  • 160 skilled in-house employees with industry expertise

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Any questions?

Apostroph holds the following certificates: ISO 9001 for quality management, ISO 17100 for translation quality, and ISO 27001 for data and information security (ISMS).

Furthermore, in post-editing we work in compliance with the ISO 18587 standards.

Quality control is included in every translation.

Confidentiality and discretion have been part of Apostroph’s philosophy ever since it was founded in 1994. All employees and freelancers are bound by a strict and explicit duty of confidentiality – even after employment ends. We also require everyone to submit an extract from their criminal record, which must be clean, before we enter into employment. Individual non-disclosure agreements for specific projects are possible at any time.

We always work with single points of contact. These are well-trained project managers. They are your personal points of contact for day-to-day business, will deal with your enquiries and carefully handle assignments by employing freelancers and drawing on our in-house teams of specialists. The single point of contact always has a deputy.

Achieving goals together

  • We speak your language

    Depending on the project, we put together specific teams of internal and external experts who are well versed in your corporate language.
  • Language intelligence

    Our in-house IT and development department ensures the clever use of technologies so that man and machine are in harmony in an intelligent way.
  • Certified security

    Both our information security and our quality management are ISO certified, which guarantees secure processes.