NATCO Рharma Ltd, an Indian company, will provide support for the project to establish a laboratory for small-scale chemical synthesis in the Vitebsk State Medical University (VSMU). This facility will be the first one in Belarus and will be opened on the basis of Technology Transfer Center at the Vitebsk Medical University within the medical and pharmaceutical cluster built in the Vitebsk region.
The cooperation agreement was reached following a recent visit by Dr. A. K. S. Bhujanga Rao, a member of the Board Of Directors of the Indian company, to the regional center. The project includes organization of R&D center, that will develop and ensure the transfer of technologies used for the synthesis of expensive pharmaceutical substances, scale up the technologies of their manufacturing, and provide training in the area of advanced microreactor synthesis technologies.
According to Alyona Maryanskaya, the public relations manager at JLLC NatiVita, during the negotiations involving Anatoly Shchastny, the rector of VSMU, and Alexey Sychev, the general director of NatiVita and the chairman of the supervisory board of the cluster, the parties discussed the stages in the establishment of the laboratory and defined main provisions for the transfer of technologies to synthesize the substances for manufacturing several socially important medicines.