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  • 30 May 2017

    NovaMedica began construction of a pharmaceutical plant in the Kaluga region

    NovaMedica began construction of a pharmaceutical plant in the Kaluga region

    Russian pharmaceutical company NovaMedica, a portfolio company of RUSNANO, announces the start of construction of a plant for the production of sterile injectable drugs as part of its long-term strategy to localize innovative medicines and technologies of their development and production in Russia. The plant will be built in the industrial park “Vorsino” in the Kaluga region.

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  • 29 August 2017

    "Venture capital, is it obsolete today? I do not think so.." Author's column of Maxim Gorbachev

    "Venture capital, is it obsolete today? I do not think so.." Author's column of Maxim Gorbachev

    Maxim Gorbachev, Managing Partner of RMI Partners: "New technologies make dramatic changes to business. They even reached financing of venture capital companies. Use of crypto-currency has resulted into development of the new mechanism of crowdfunding – Initial Coin Offering (ICO) which is in a way similar to public share placement (IPO). Venture projects utilize blockchain technologies to create and sell digital tokens, thus raising funds from investors. When initially ICO was used as mechanism to develop new crypto-currency instruments such as Ethereum, nowadays ICO serve as a democratic mechanism of fund raising for any project. And this instrument cannot be ignored due to amounts of funds raised this way."   

  • 11 August 2017

    NovaMedica appoints Rustam Iksanov as R&D Vice President

    NovaMedica appoints Rustam Iksanov as R&D Vice President

    Rustam Iksanov, who used to hold one of the managerial positions in Valenta Pharma, has been appointed as R&D Vice President of pharmaceutical company NovaMedica.

  • 29 May 2017

    NovaMedica appoints Alexander Kuzin as General Director (CEO)

    NovaMedica appoints Alexander Kuzin as General Director (CEO)

    Russian pharmaceutical company NovaMedica, a portfolio company of RUSNANO, announces the appointment of Alexander Kuzin to the post of General Director (CEO). This decision has taken unanimously by the Board of Directors of NovaMedica on May 26, 2017.

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  • 18 January 2018

    Russian President signs the Federal Law on introduction of drug labeling

    Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the Federal Law “On amendments to the Federal law “On Circulation of medicines.” The law provides for the establishment of state information system to monitor the movement of medicinal products for human use from the manufacturer to the final consumer by using the means of identification with regard to medicinal products in order to ensure the quality control of medicinal products for human use, that are in circulation, and protect the legal trade from falsified, counterfeit, and substandard medicines.

  • 18 January 2018

    Russia has one of the shortest periods for expert examination of medicines

    Elena Maksimkina, the Director of the Department of Drug Supply and Regulation of Medical Devices at the Russian Ministry of Health, gave her assessment of the pharmaceutical market in Russia.

  • 17 January 2018

    New tools for turning genes into drug factories

    Synthetic biologists have long dreamed of designing genetic circuits in the body that can produce drugs in response to environmental cues. But it’s been a challenging task. Now scientists at Rice University say they’ve created a toolkit of gene “promoters” that can turn genes on and off at command.

  • 17 January 2018

    FDA approves first treatment for breast cancer with a certain inherited genetic mutation

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today expanded the approved use of Lynparza (olaparib tablets) to include the treatment of patients with certain types of breast cancer that have spread (metastasized) and whose tumors have a specific inherited (germline) genetic mutation, making it the first drug in its class (PARP inhibitor) approved to treat breast cancer, and it is the first time any drug has been approved to treat certain patients with metastatic breast cancer who have a “BRCA” gene mutation. Patients are selected for treatment with Lynparza based on an FDA-approved genetic test, called the BRACAnalysis CDx.

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