Welcome to Medela

Medela was founded in 1961 by Olle Larsson and is headquartered in Switzerland. Under the leadership of Olle Larsson’s son Michael, Medela has become a global player in breastfeeding products and medical vacuum technology thanks to continued research, innovation and the evaluation of customers' needs.

Innovation at Medela

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Innovation at Medela

For Medela, innovation is essential to ensure future business success. Innovation is the result of intense basic research and the evaluation of customers' needs. Today, development projects in medical technology must follow a standardised user-centred design process.

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Corporate Social Responsibility

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Corporate Social Responsibility

On a global as well as a regional level, Medela supports initiatives to enhance social and cultural environments. Medela conducts works within their scope of expertise as well as supporting sport, art and culture, in and out of their markets.

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Medela’s"Shared Values Initiative" in India seeks to improve breastfeeding rates, human milk management and enhance educational standards for newborn care. This initiative is an official commitment to the Every Woman Every Child (EWEC) movement spearheaded by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon.  A primary goal of EWEC is to supplement the work of WHO and UNICEF to reduce global neonatal mortality and morbidity.