Dora Wirth (Languages) Ltd. (DWL) is a specialist language service provider to the Life Sciences industry. Since 1962 we have worked with the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies to translate documents that help bring ground-breaking medicines and devices from clinical trial to market.
We put quality at the heart of the translation process.
We invest in training and technology, and maintain an excellent reputation among our freelance teams to safeguard our unrivalled supply chain.
At DWL we go beyond the written word to provide high-quality language solutions for the life sciences industry.
Founded by Dora Wirth in 1962, our company has grown to be a key player in life sciences translation.
DWL is committed to delivering world-class translation solutions within agreed timelines and in line with well-established ISO and industry standards. We encourage clear communication with our clients to establish their requirements, and use our experience to get the translation process right, first time round. We pride ourselves on our knowledge and flexibility, which help us maintain our high standard of service, no matter the size or complexity of a project. We achieve this by:
- Providing a service tailored to each client, based on their specific requirements
- Maintaining lasting business relationships based on trust, mutual respect and standard of service
- Ensuring effective and reliable project management with a single point of contact for all projects as required
- Operating within our ISO 9001 certified Quality Management System (QMS), updated and reviewed on a regular basis
DWL began as a one-woman operation by Dora Wirth, the mother of our current CEO Samuel J. Wirth. Born in Moscow in 1916, Dora left her native Russia during the 1919 Counter-Revolution. She moved to Warsaw with her family before settling in Danzig until the mid-thirties.
Dora came to England in 1935 speaking Russian, French, German, Polish and English. She capitalized on her passion for languages, and worked at the Daily Express during the Second World War monitoring speeches by Hitler and Stalin. In 1962 she founded Eurolink Limited, a translation agency which, in 1964, became Dora Wirth (Languages) Limited. The key to her success was a combination of linguistic prowess, business acumen and a strong work ethic: qualities we still rely on at DWL today.
In subsequent years, DWL has grown to be a key player in life sciences translations. Our team of experienced project managers oversees the needs of hundreds of life sciences customers, from Big Pharma and CROs to universities and start-ups.
- Clinical and medical genetics
- Emergency medicine
- General internal medicine
- Infectious diseases
- Obstetrics and gynaecology