The research and development department of Pharmed is considered to be one of the fundamental parts of research activity at Iranian Consortium of Dialysis. This department strives to produce understanding in manufacturing better products, paired with top technology, ensuring a boost in productivity.


The mission of the R&D department is the expansion of knowledge and utilization of innovative technologies to produce high-grade products, and in turn, higher productivity. This department strives to fulfil the following aims

  • To improve the quality of products
  • To promote new products and equipment
  • To develop technology and equipment
  • To acquire and transfer technical knowledge
  • To optimize the methods of production and treatment
  • To improve the ways and means of manufacturing and raising productivity
  • To benefit from advanced technology and advanced treatment methods
  • To set new standards


  • Focusing on the needs and satisfaction of dialysis patients
  • Considering the problems of nursing services in dialysis wards
  • Interactional performance among production personnel
  • Initiating decisions based on research findings
  • Promoting innovative ideas to adjust dialysis services to the health care systemm
  • Enhancing the company’s competitiveness in local and international markets

Research Focus

  • Documentation and setting standards
  • Upgrading current dialysers
  • Designing new types of dialysers
  • Statistical and comparative studies
  • Supporting research projects by other centers

Research performance

  • Designing and developing blood line and fistula needle sets using newest technology, which led to mass production in 2012
  • Designing bicarbonate sodium cartridges, which led to mass production of RenaCard and RenaBag I 2013
  • Designing cartridges for acid and acetate hemodialysis concentrates with different formulations according to customer needs. This production led to mass in 2014 and acid concentrates I & II by Pharmed were designed in the Medical Equipment Department of the Ministry of Health in ISBT 128 from ICCBBA
  • Designing 8 types of blood bags according to international and update standards. This caused to obtain ISBT 128 from ICCBBA.