The pharmaceutical industry is one of the most dynamically developing in Russia. The company GENERIUM, following a given industry trends, supports University programs of specialized pharmaceutical education, providing undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to become experts, relevant international requirements.
Cooperation with relevant higher education institutions provides graduates looking jobs and highly skilled specialists. This main theme was dedicated to the recently concluded Sochi II GxP international summit “the best Choice. Time to come.” The event was attended by students and postgraduates of the leading medical universities in Russia and CIS, South Asia and Europe.
One of the important conditions of further development of the domestic pharmaceutical industry is the compliance of proceedings with international standards of good practices. Another challenge facing the industry is creating its own innovative medicines. These goals stimulate increased demand for highly skilled graduates and at the same time impose stringent requirements on their training.
“The company GENERIUM is a high – tech production, meeting GMP standards. In our portfolio today, about 30 development, of which more than half is innovative. Companies such as ours, often referred to as the “pharmacy of the future”. On this basis, we are extremely interested in the development of University curricula for the training of graduates in high-tech fields. At the time, due to staff shortages, we were forced to look for specialists abroad and bring them to Russia. I must say that we succeeded – about 50 people moved in the Vladimir region, where is our biotech. However, an important challenge remains capacity development, “nurturing” their professionals and GxP summit is a great mechanism to evaluate the best of the best, and they need company GENERIUM”, – said General Director of JSC “GENERIUM”, Professor Dmitry A. Kudlay.
The summit was attended by over 200 students, undergraduates and postgraduates. During the three day event an independent Board of experts, which included authoritative representatives of the pharmaceutical industry, evaluated more than 130 tests and situational tasks performed by the participants.
Chairman of the expert Council, the head of the FBE “GEELS and NP” V. N. Shestakov noted the high level of the participants: “Today, pharmacy is one of the most important fields of science and Economics. It is therefore important to support and develop talented young people, are ready to work in this area.”
At the summit, the best students were awarded special prizes and awards, and some of them were invited for training with the possibility of further employment.