About Us

ALPHA PHARMA is one of the leading bio-technology companies in the EU, best known for the production and distribution of blood analysis systems, most commonly used in the detection and monitoring of diabetes.

Headquartered in Bitonto in the South West of Italy, Alpha Pharma develops leading predictive and precision medicine and technology. Products include the latest-generation, blood glucose meters and glycated haemoglobin and lipid profile analysers, which are distributed across the globe. Millions of people have benefited from Alpha Pharma’s diagnostic technology.

In early March, as Italy became the first European country to truly experience the devasting effects of the coronavirus, Alpha Pharma focused its expertise and resources, pivoting its technology to the development of covid-19 testing.

After months of thorough research and trials, Alpha Pharma is proud to be leading the way in covid-19 testing. In June 2020, Alpha Pharma launched a rapid test for the qualitative determination of lgM and lgG COVID-19 antibodies – Iris VivaDiag COVID-19 IgM IgG rapid test. The Alpha Pharma test is now in use in hospitals, public bodies and businesses across the globe.

The latest advancement from Alpha Pharma is the development of the VivaDiag SARS-CoV-2Ag rapid test – an accurate swab test that gives test results within 15 minutes.

Recommended for use by a healthcare professional, Alpha Pharma’s tests deliver accuracy, information and can significantly help to prevent the spread of covid-19 by diagnosing both symptomatic and asymptomatic people.

*Please note, if you or someone you know is experiencing the main symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) – a high temperature, a new, continuous cough and a loss or change to your taste or smell – please follow the medical guidance.


Unit 965, Moat House
54 Bloomfield Avenue
Belfast, BT5 5AD
Northern Ireland


028 9443 8637

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Monday - Friday
9am - 5pm

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