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Opening of the II All-Russian Inter-University GxP Summit

The II All-Russian inter-university GxP Summit with international participation «Choice of the best. Time forward» started in Sochi. This is a major event aimed on increasing the prestige of the pharmaceutical industry professions.

The summit will be held with the support of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation and the FSI «State Institute of Drugs and Good Practices». The organizer of the event is the charitable foundation «Guiding Star», with the co-organizer «Business Capital» LLC.

Students and post-graduate students will spend three days in Sochi – competitions, presentations, excursions and meetings with leading domestic and international pharmaceutical manufacturers are organized for them. The platinum sponsor of the summit is the international company MSD, the general sponsor – the largest Russian company «R-Pharm», and the official sponsor is the full-cycle pharmaceutical company «Nativa». The partners of the summit are world famous companies. Such as: Astellas, Generium, LDV-Group, STADA, SUN Pharma, Valenta, Novartis, Fedegari, Geropharm, Sotex, Natsimbio, Synthesis, Microgen. The event’s strategic partners are the industry leader: Abbot/ Veropharm, Hetero, Fedegari, KRKA, Biochemist.

Participants of the summit «Choice of the best. Time forward» became the most talented students and graduate students of the profile faculties of leading specialized universities in Russia and CIS countries, South Asia and Europe. The main goal of the event is to support young professionals, introduce them into the profession and create a potential human resources base for Russian and foreign pharmaceutical production sites.

The official opening of the summit was announced by the Director of the State Institute of Drugs and Good Practices, Vladislav Shestakov. Welcoming the participants, he noted that the problem of shortage of personnel should be solved with the help of training of young specialists.

«Your potential is a great strength. After all, in this hall gathered students and graduate students of universities – leaders of the industry. Today, pharmacy is one of the most important fields of science and economics. Therefore, it is so important to support and develop gifted young people who are ready to work in this field.» – said the director of the FSI «SID & GP» Vladislav Shestakov.

Over the past 20 years, the quality of manufactured medicines has reached a new level, and an international standard of production practice has been introduced in Russia.

Sergey Tsyb – First Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation:

«An important component in the training of highly qualified personnel is the close interaction of the pedagogical community and business. The practical studies allows all students to bring the learning process closer to the requirements of the industry. I am sure that at this summit new «stars» of pharmaceutical professions will light up, which will help the Russian industry development. The pharmaceutical industry of Russia is hoping for you, waiting for your energy, your talents»

To support a high level, highly qualified specialists are needed with sufficient theoretical and practical training. This is understood both in profile universities and in large pharmaceutical companies.

«The summit is a demonstration of the skills acquired over the years of training. It is created for the exchange of experience and meetings with the leaders of large organizations. The format that now offers FSI «SID & GP» and the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation – motivation of students, advanced training.

II All-Russian Inter-University GxP Summit with international participation «Choice of the best. Time forward» runs from July 3 to 6 in Sochi. The format of the event will allow contestants in the future to be guaranteed to find work in large pharmaceutical companies in Russia and abroad, as the GxP summit attracted the attention of a large number of potential employers.