Taros Chemicals GmbH & Co KG

Emil-Figge-Str. 76a
44227 Dortmund


Taros, an independent and privately owned contract research company based in Dortmund, Germany, has been serving the needs of pharmaceutical, chemical, agrochemical and biotech companies since 1999. More than 8.000 synthesis, research and process chemistry projects have successfully been delivered to the ever growing global customer base. Taros operates state-of-the art lab facilities and employs a team of scientists (65% of whom hold post-graduate degrees in Chemistry) who are committed to supporting the diverse needs of its customers in efficient drug discovery, medicinal chemistry and classical synthetic chemistry.

Taros’ scientists combine more than 140 years industrial organic chemistry experience and over 60 years of active drug discovery experience from big pharmas and biotechs. They have expertise across a broad range of therapeutic areas (oncology, respiratory, CNS, cardiovascular, inflammation, pain, metabolism and infectious) and in all small molecule target classes. Being committed to supporting our global customer base in efficient drug discovery, medicinal and synthetic chemistry initiatives, we have developed TarosGate®. TarosGate® is a unique software suite putting cost, time and chemistry information at a Project Leader’s finger tips - 24h/7 from anywhere in the world. TarosGate® software is a major cornerstone for the efficient chemistry process management of the European Lead Factory drug development platform.


Dr. Alexander Piechot, +49 231 97427211