June 1 in the building of administration of Vladimir region with a plenary session on the theme “High technology, growth strategy, export development” was officially opened in Vladimir VI interregional economic forum “Regions of development”. The participants discussed the issues of technological modernization of key sectors of the economy, sustainable development and competitiveness of Russia and its regions.
The discussion of questions of development of biotechnology industry in Russia took place the meeting of Deputy Minister of Finance of the Russian Federation Andrey Ivanov, President of the chamber of Commerce and industry of the Russian Federation Sergey Katyrin and Governor of Vladimir region Svetlana Orlova with the company “GENERIUM”. Its CEO Professor Dmitry Kudlay told about the promising directions of development of R&D center and medicine, planned for release in the near future: “the Company focuses on the development of those areas of industry where Russia has the dependent position. In the first place is the drugs for the treatment of rare and socially significant diseases, which produces one or two companies in the world. The development of such drugs is complicated and not always commercially profitable, but has enormous social significance.”
The fundamental point, the parties considered the issue of access to expensive drugs to all in need. To do this, currently the Government is considering the issue of expanding the list of drugs that are purchased centrally from the Federal budget. Under this initiative, a list of so-called program “WNV 7” can be extended even three diseases: paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria, hemolytic-uremic syndrome and mucopolysaccharidosis three types. “Thanks to the work of such regional venues as the Vladimir economic forum, manages at the highest level to discuss key issues concerning development of the Russian economy. No wonder Vladimir oblast is a leader in the production of recombinant blood clotting factors, recombinant therapeutic enzymes and cell products”, – concluded Dmitry Kudlay.
Source: JSC “Generium”