RUE “Belmedpreparaty” to create production of new antitumor drugs

9/5/17 9:03 AM / Views:828

Alexander Shumilin, Chairman of the State Committee on Science and Technology of the Republic of Belarus visited the RUE “Belmedpreparaty”, which has been implementing three hi-tech projects, within the monitoring of the projects of the State Program of Innovative Development for 2016-2020. One of them is “Creation of Pilot Production of Peroral Antitumor Drugs during Implementation of Isolation Technology Type" is implemented at the expense of the own funds and the funds of the innovation fund of the Minsk City Executive Committee.

The project refers to the 5th technological structure. Its innovativeness lies in the creation of the production of cytostatic antitumor drugs on the basis of new isolating technologies for Belarus, enabling to carry out technological processes on the equipment completely isolated from the personnel and the production environment and to exclude harmful emissions into the atmosphere. International GMP standards will be introduced within the project.

Currently the RUE "Belmedpreparaty" received permits and completed the works on the first stage of the design of the facility.

During the visit, Alexander Shumilin also discussed with the company's management the prospects for the production of biotechnological medicines for the treatment of socially significant diseases (a targeted therapy for oncological diseases, a relapse-free treatment of acute infarcts and a causal treatment for hepatitis C). In the near future, it is expected to create no less than 7 biological analogues.

Reference: the RUE "Belmedpreparaty" is the largest pharmaceutical company and the founder of the pharmaceutical industry of Belarus (it has been producing medicines since 1929). The production facilities are located within a total area of 20.9 hectares, and include 13 production and 7 auxiliary shops.

The produced goods refer to more than 20 pharmacotherapeutic groups. In general, the nomenclature of registered and produced products is about 350 names. In the countries of near and far abroad, the enterprise has 467 registration certificates. Up to 33% of the output is exported to 26 countries of the far and near abroad.