“Expert of the Year” is annual award initiated by Expert North-West
magazine in order to find new names in various aspects of public and
business life. According to the concept of the Award, Expert of the Year
is a person whose achievements, contributions to the development of the
industry, city or region, gain recognition by the professional
In 2014 the competition included 10 nominations in major industries
such as defence industry complex, energy conservation, and energy
efficiency, development of industrial parks, biomedical technologies,
environmental technologies, IT-technologies, construction and building
materials industry, university science parks, and urban development
innovations. The Expert Council assessed the main results of activities
and achievements made by the company and the expert during 2011-2013.
For GEROPHARM it was a period of significant investments in the
business development: expansion and commissioning of constructed
production facilities, release of drugs in new forms, launch of R&D
In 2013, GEROPHARM completed a major project in the Moscow Region on
the construction of Russia’s first manufacture of genetically engineered
human insulin on the basis of a full cycle: starting from the substance
biosyntheses up to the ready dosage form. The new plant became a modern
biotechnology platform releasing effective drugs for import
substitution, and having prospects for the implementation of new
complicated complex technologies critical for the drug safety promotion
within the country.
Currently, GEROPHARM is developing drugs for diabetes treatment, including analogue insulins under the federal target programs of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, nootropics, drugs for dementia and brain injury treatment, and urological drugs, which is a total of more than 15 projects.