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Wilhelminenstraße 91/IIf
1160 Vienna, Austria

AOP Orphan

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Dr. Rudolf Widmann established AOP Orphan in Vienna in 1996 in order to provide patients suffering from Rare Diseases with individualized treatment. AOP Orphan specializes in the areas of hematology and oncology, cardiology and pulmonology, neurology, psychiatry and metabolic diseases.

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Vision & Strategy

For many years large pharmaceutical companies paid little attention to Orphan Diseases and to the plight of those unfortunate patients afflicted by them. However at AOP Orphan, we recognized the urgent need of these patients and saw an entrepreneurial opportunity to operate successfully in this small segment.

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Facts & Figures

Being one of Europe’s leading suppliers in the field of Orphan Diseases has turned AOP Orphan into a pioneering Austrian company, where economic success and personal commitment go hand in hand.

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Led by the founder Dr. Rudolf Widmann, highly skilled experts form a powerful management team boasting a variety of personalities with different strengths and perspectives.

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Since being founded in 1996, AOP Orphan has been continuously growing and expanding its area of operations — spreading from its headquarters in Vienna to Eastern and Western Europe, and from Europe to the rest of the world.

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At AOP Orphan, corporate responsibility is an essential part of our philosophy that has played an indispensable role since the very beginning.

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