On March 23, Noroorlovskaya Special Economic Zone in St. Petersburg will host an official ceremony marking the launch of construction of IMMUNO-GEM, a production facility for human blood plasma-derived medicines.
Kaluga pharmaceutical cluster recently increased the number of locally manufactured drugs from 65 to 154. The Governor expects that the region needs 2 years to complete its import substitution program for radiopharmaceuticals.
The Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade submitted to the government a draft law allowing cultivation of narcotic plants for pharmaceutical industry. This includes the opium poppy, which is used to manufacture painkillers.
According to Rosstat, in 2017, the output of medicines was 12.3% higher than in 2016. The Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade said that output growth was facilitated by state support to Russian manufacturers.
In 2018, Pharmstandard-Leksredstva, a drug manufacturer, will launch the production of Russian-made medicines for asthma patients, announced the press office of the Kursk region administration. The pr...