That's how it started
A one-year-old girl suffered severe burns during a family BBQ, the contents of a deep fat fryer were spilt over the child, covering her with boiling hot fat.
In the burns unit, it soon became clear that the girl had allergic reactions to existing treatment products at the time.
Philippe Sollie, a pharmacist, contacted the head of the burns department and together they started developing a product to help.
This is how Flamigel® was originally developed. In 1999, Flamigel® obtained a CE mark.
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20 Years of Flen Health
Celebration of 20 years Flen Health! 20 years of successfully identifying unmet needs by utilising our expertise and passion to develop safe, effective and easy-to-use skin and wound healing products.
Foundation of US affiliate. At this point, more than 100 motivated employees were working in six affiliates across the globe. The company’s product portfolio is distributed in over 25 countries worldwide.
20th Birthday of Flamigel®
Flen Health celebrated the 20th birthday of Flamigel® and launched Flamigel® RT, a product developed to prevent skin breakdown during radiotherapy treatment.
145,000kg of Wound and Skin Healing Ointment
The company held a workforce of 80 staff and brought 145,000kg of wound and skin healing ointment products into the market.
Flen Health opened affiliates in The Netherlands, Germany and in the UK.
Flamirins® - Product Portfolio Extention
The company started to extend their product portfolio with Flamirins®, a wound cleanser.
Flamigel® on New Markets
Philippe Sollie founded Flen Health, at that time Flen Pharma. The same year Flamigel® was launched in Belgium, The Netherlands and Greece. Also outside Europe, the product became a core element in the wound and skin therapy markets. Saudi Arabia and China were the first export countries.