We use the most stringent tests to check the entire supply chain, from the selection of the suppliers to the raw materials used, from intermediate processes to the end product.


We know that technology is not enough to achieve the company’s value. It’s the people that makes the difference. Experts who collaborate to achieve the clients’ goals, developing the best-suited solutions.

Made in Italy

“Made in Italy” is an expression that evokes the idea of Italian products all over the world. A trademark that summarises the values of Italian manufacturing quality, creativity, and style.

Delivery systems

I.R.A. Istituto Ricerche Applicate specialises in the research and development of innovative active ingredient delivery systems, such as: Liposystem Complex®, Liposomes, Cyclosystem Complex®, Hyalu-Cage System®, Dermahyal®

Private label

The use of state-of-the-art technologies allows I.R.A. Istituto Ricerche Applicate to develop targeted projects, such as research and development of new cosmetic formulations with a full contract service from the initial idea to bulk or packaged production, relying on a wide range of filling formats.

Medical Devices

I.R.A. Istituto Ricerche Applicate contract manufactures medical devices of all classes, providing a high-quality service, which includes the research and development of new formulations, fine tuning of analytical methods, and development of targeted projects, providing complete assistance and full service.


To improve performance, it is important to know exactly what goals you want to achieve, and define them during the project.
Collaboration is the core of our philosophy. Our clients can benefit from our personalised approach from the development to the implementation of a product.

Production Environment

I.R.A. Istituto Ricerche Applicate has always worked to raise its quality standards through increasingly sophisticated manufacturing systems, obtaining specific internationally renowned certifications.

Where we are

You can easily get here from the airports of Milan (Malpensa, Orio al Serio, and Linate). We are a 20-minute car ride from Milan and the Expo Milan Rho Fiera area.
The nearest railway stations are Carnate and Arcore.