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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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Joint Venture in Czech Republic

The creation of our Joint Venture in Czech Republic.


New affiliate in Ireland

We reached more than 100 Flenners and the opening of our affiliate in Ireland.


20 Years of Flen Health

Celebration of 20 years of Flen Health! 20 years of successfully providing real medical solutions for real patient needs. New product launch: Flamigel® Repair + Protect Handgel.


US Affiliate

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.


Further Expansion

Flen Health opened affiliates in The Netherlands, Germany and in the UK.


Luxembourg Headquarters

A second headquarters in Luxembourg was opened. Flen Health has continued to grow and develop internationally.


Introducing Extracalm®

Flen Health introduced extracalm® to the market as well as its first headquarters in Belgium.


New Products - Flaminal® Hydro/Forte

The company`s portfolio continued to grow with Flaminal®, another innovative wound healing treatment. Flaminal®Hydro, followed by Flaminal® Forte which led to another shift in the medical device market in Belgium, the UK and beyond.


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.



In 1999, Flamigel® obtained a CE mark.