Focus Areas


Focused on innovative therapies

As a privately-owned, biopharma company, Ferring focuses on developing life-changing innovations that help people live better lives. Grounded in a 70-year commitment to science and research, we are relentless in our pursuit of therapies that help people build families, stay healthy, and fight disease.

Preterm birth

Reproductive Medicine & Maternal Health

Parenthood can be one of life’s most fulfilling achievements. But for one in eight U.S. couples, getting or staying pregnant is a struggle.1


Hundreds of thousands of Americans are affected by Crohn’s disease and C. difficile infection,2,3 a potentially fatal condition. Ferring focuses on these debilitating conditions for which there is significant unmet need.

An older man on a hike in the hills, sits to tie his boot lace


For the 14 million Americans who suffer from osteoarthritis of the knee,4 living with daily pain can mean giving up the activities they love, like jogging, gardening, or even a full night’s sleep. Ferring focuses on improving quality of life and treating pain associated with this condition.


  1. RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association. Fast Facts. Available at Last accessed: August 2020.
  2. Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation. The Facts About Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. November 2014.
  3. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Biggest Threats and Data, 14 Nov. 2019. Available at: Last accessed: August 2020.
  4. National Library of Medicine. Number of Persons With Symptomatic Knee Osteoarthritis in the US: Impact of Race and Ethnicity, Age, Sex, and Obesity. Available at Last accessed: August 2020.