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GEROPHARM became a partner of the 3d All-Russian Student Pharmaceutical Olympics

6 February 2013

The biggest educational event was held in Kazan from 30 to 31 January; it gathered students from more than 30 higher educational institutions of Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Belarus. The main project organizer was the Association of Russian Pharmaceutical Manufacturers (ARPM) supported by the State Council of the Republic of Tatarstan and the leading pharmaceutical companies.

Involving young high potential staff has always been an important task for the Russian pharmaceutical company GEROPHARM. That’s why the company became an official partner of the Olympics this year. As part of the Olympics, GEROPHARM organized its own competition. The winners of the competition became the students from the Arkhangelsk Northern State Medical University. The team correctly answered a quiz questions (prepared by GEROPHARM) related to specific manufacturing of lyophilizates and gained a unique opportunity to visit the opening of new high-tech plant GEROPHARM in the Moscow Region this year.

Peter Rodionov, CEO of GEROPHARM, says: We were very interested in the very idea of the Pharmaceutical Olympics since this competition is attended by the best and the most talented students genuinely interested in the chosen profession and wishing to continue improvement of their skills. We are interested in these young professionals since group of companies GEROPHARM develops rapidly and we expand our production and invest in R&D. We would like talented young people to join our team, because this generation currently participating in the Olympics will be a leading force in tomorrow’s domestic pharmaceutical industry.

According to the results of an intense competition program the team of the Faculty of Pharmacy at the Saint Petersburg Chemical-Pharmaceutical Academy became the winner. The team members will undertake a two-month internship at the Institute of Fundamental Medicine and Biology of the Kazan (Volga Region) Federal University. The students of the Perm State Pharmaceutical Academy took the second place. The students of the I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University took the third place.

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