Oleg Kostin presented the Saint-Petersburg SEZ during the International pharmaceutical forum

26 April 2011
The CEO of «SEZ» JSC has taken part in the International Forum for pharma and biotechnolgies IPheB, held in St. Petersburg on April 26th-28th.

Valentina Matvienko, the Governor of Saint-Petersburg, together with the minister of Industry and trade of Russian Federation, Viktor Khristenko, have opened the first day of Forum. During the plenary part of the event Oleg Kostin, introduced the Special Economic Zones and told about their potential in terms of creating pharmcluster in St. Petersburg.

Mr. Kostin has stressed that Saint Petersburg along with its high scientific potential provides investors with interesting infrastructural solutions for businesses. «Saint Petersburg» special economic zone is one of them. «Special economic zone is a promising platform for creation and development of high-tech industries of world level. SEZ in Saint-Petersburg can become a solid ground for development of innovations in Russian pharmaceutics» — the CEO of SEZ has said.

In his speech, Oleg Kostin presented projects of the key players in the Russian pharmaceutical market, which are implementing their projects in the SEZ «St. Petersburg» and the first foreign investor in St. Petersburg SEZ — Pharmaceutical giant NOVARTIS.

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