Artificial skin: URGO opens its new laboratory!
On 16th December 2022, on the URGO site in Chenôve, near Dijon, François Braun, the Minister of Health and Prevention, officially opened the GENESIS Laboratory. GENESIS is the artificial skin development project, undertaken jointly by teams from URGO and a consortium of four partners at the forefront of French excellence. The aim? To heal severe […]
URGO in the spotlight on Europe 1!
On 21st November 2022, Tristan Le Lous, Chairman of Urgo Group, was one of the guests on “La France Bouge” on Europe 1. This programme looks around France for positive and pioneering initiatives and showcases those that push the boundaries and break the mould! From the historic bandage to the development of artificial skin, Tristan […]
Laboratoires URGO Healthcare 1st in the Pharmascope OTC Gallileo ranking
Each year, the Galliléo Institute conducts a study on the reputation and image of self-medication laboratories among pharmacists in France. In 2022, for the seventh year in a row, URGO Healthcare was recognized by pharmacists as the best performing laboratory! Its operational excellence, its strategy of frequent and relevant innovations, its pricing policy and its […]
A new version of Healico application is out!
Launched in 2019, Healico is a free mobile app enabling more than 15 000 healthcare professionals to better take care of their patients with wounds. Guirec Le Lous (Urgo Medical President) and Philippe Bienvenu (Digital Transformation Director) revealed on YouTube a major update to follow-up patients’ healing more easily: the patient feed. Here are the three […]
Students from Ecole des Mines came to visit URGO!
On October 11th, 2022, ten students from Ecole des Mines (a French engineering school) went to Dijon to discover the Urgo Group’s expertise. During a day with the teams at the Chenôve and Chevigny sites, the students were able to discover some of the Group’s activities, from research to distribution. They visited the industrial transposition […]
The extension of the Veauche Textile Center of Excellence has been inaugurated!
The Urgo Group’s Textile Center of Excellence* is located near Saint-Étienne, in Veauche. In recent years, numerous investments have been made to transform this traditional textile site into an ultra-modern pharmaceutical plant at the cutting edge of global innovation. Two exceptional days were held last September on the occasion of the inauguration of the site […]
A new Chairman for Urgo Group!
On 1st September 2022, Tristan Le Lous succeeded his brother Briac as the new Chairman of URGO Group. A closer look at a unique mode of governance In 2019, Hervé Le Lous, the founder of Urgo Group, stepped down, thereby initiating a brand new mode of governance within the Group: a 3-year family chairmanship alternating […]
1st place in the INPI ranking in Burgundy-Franche-Comté!
URGO Research Innovation & Development takes 1st place in the INPI ranking in Burgundy-Franche-Comté! At URGO, innovation is in our blood! We are proud to see our capacity for innovation ranked first in the INPI* France Burgundy-Franche-Comté ranking. Indeed, with 13 published patent applications, URGO RID takes the lead in the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region. A performance […]
URGO Group establishes its first in-house school: URGO Textile!
In February 2022, Guirec Le Lous, President of Urgo Medical, unveiled the expansion of the Textile Centre of Excellence in Veauche, near Saint-Étienne, in the presence of Julien Borowczyk (Member of the French Parliament for La Loire), Jean-Michel Riaux (Sub-Prefect of Montbrison) and Gérard Dubois (Mayor of Veauche). He also took the opportunity to announce […]
Over 92% of our trainees recommend URGO Group!
Once again this year, the URGO URGO has been awarded the “Happy Trainees” label, which recognizes companies that receive interns for the quality of their welcome, support and the quality of the assignments they give. The survey, which was conducted among students, is based on six dimensions: professional development, stimulating environment, management, motivation, pride, pleasure […]