Two technology-intensive developments, carried out with state subsidies, were completed at Egis Pharmaceuticals PLC’s Körmend site (Hungary). The investments were inaugurated by Péter Szijjártó, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and by the company’s CEO, Dr. István Hodász on 15 October. In addition to a new packaging plant, Egis has also established a plant with special knowledge and technology requirements, typically suitable to manufacture oncology products. Thus, Egis is now able to implement all value-creating processes within the field of oncology, from development to active ingredient and finished product manufacturing.
The Semmelweis University and Egis Pharmaceuticals PLC have agreed on an even closer cooperation than before. Our common goal is to further raise the standards of pharmaceutical R+D as well as pharmacist and doctor training by making use of the synergies in each other’s activities. As a result of the agreement, new health industrial innovations can be launched and the Semmelweis University can be extended with more practical educational and training elements that also meet the needs of the Hungarian pharmaceutical industry.
Microsoft and HR Fest — the largest HR professional festival in Hungary — established a new professional award category within HR Best awards called ‘Future Proof Organizations’.