Vladimir Volkov, the acting Head of the Republic of Mordovia, discussed with Denis Shvetsov, the General Director of PJSC Biokhimik, the further development of the enterprise.
In particular, they spoke about the implementation of important project to establish a research and production center for developing new types of antibiotics. The center with a design capacity of up to 2 tons of pharmaceutical substances per year will address the tasks of import substitution and reduce the dependence on imports from foreign drug manufacturers. The partner of Biokhimik in this project is N.P. Ogarev Mordovia State University. The investments in the new production facility are estimated at 500 million rubles.
The project will be implemented in several stages. According to the head of the enterprise, the manufacturing of four active pharmaceutical substances under the full production cycle is scheduled for launch as early as this December.