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. More
Egis is present in 60 countries with its products.
Our mission is to serve people with all of our skills, ensuring that they live a long and healthy life
In the 2019/2020 business year, the company’s product portfolio consisted of 617 products
In the business year of 2019/2020, we spent approximately EUR 50 million on research and development
Healthcare and sharing knowledge are in the heart of our CSR activities
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Egis is present in 60 countries with its products.

Egis won an Environmental Savings Award

On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of its establishment, KÖVET Association launched its ‘For a sustainable economy’ anniversary program and announced a tender for several categories, one of which was won by Egis on topic of environmental savings.

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Egis Health and Prevention Days in Kőbánya

In parallel to our mission, we serve people with all our knowledge and skills, so that they can live a long and healthy life. As Diamond Sponsor of the comprehensive nationwide health tests program, Egis Pharmaceuticals is devotedly engaged in the improvement of the Hungarian healthcare. Furthermore, thanks to the company’s commitment, hundreds of residents as well as the employees of the municipality of the 10th district (or Kőbánya) are offered free health tests within the ‘Egis Health and Prevention Days’.

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In Science, Egis is one of the Most Preferred Workplaces for Young Adults in Hungary

Egis tied as the most popular employer for science students and young graduates and early-stage professionals, found a new study analysing the preferences of young employees and graduates in Hungary.

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Egis Polska: “It is all about people”

Our Polish branch, Egis Polska, has been present on the market for 25 years and has made a tangible change in the country’s medical reality. Egis Polska introduces innovative medicines, including biological therapies, acts as a respected partner for the medical community, and is recognized as a valued employer, regularly awarded for creating a quality work environment.

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Our People
Our mission is to serve people with all of our skills, ensuring that they live a long and healthy life

Interview with István Hodász (CEO EGIS) on PharmaBoardroom

PharmaBoardroom is a site for senior professionals, providing global news, trends and reports relating to the pharmaceutical industry.

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Egis colleague wins nine medals in Athletics at the 40th World Medical & Health Games

Egis Pharmaceutical PLC’s Senior pharmaceutical sales rep participated very successfully at Medigames. Having won two gold medals, four silvers, and three bronze, pharmacist Dr. Judit Karagics contributed considerably to the 3rd place Hungary reached in the medal table. This excellent performance strengthens Egis’ reputation in the international target groups.

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Congratulations, Egis Russia! – CSR Campaign Wins Prestigious Award

Egis Russia’s Buy for Good campaign that was carried out in 2018 won the award of ‘Best Social Projects in Russia’ in the category of medical and social projects.

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Three Egis Subsidiaries Among the Best Employers

Following the success of Egis Russia and Egis Polska, we are proud to announce that Egis Praha has also been recognized as Best Employer at Aon Hewitt’s Employee Engagement Survey.

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Health
In the 2019/2020 business year, the company’s product portfolio consisted of 617 products

The continuous operation of Egis is vital

The quality of life of millions depends on the availability of our medicines. Egis is one of the leading generic pharmaceutical companies in Central Easter Europe. We produce approximately 170 million boxes of drugs, 700 tonnes of active pharmaceutical ingredients, 5 billion tablets, capsules annually. Our products are available in 65 countries, and annually more than 30 million patients’ recovery depends on Egis Group’s continuous operation.

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Wash Your Hands the Right Way

WHO has created a six-step protocol: by applying this method, we can remove the germs, viruses, and bacteria from the surface of our hands.

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Egis Strengthens European Presence in the Biosimilar Area

Hungarian-based Egis Pharmaceuticals PLC signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Mundipharma network for a pegfilgrastim biosimilar. Pursuant to the agreement, Egis gains the exclusive distribution rights related to the medicine used to reduce a common side effect of cancer treatment called neutropenia and the related life-threatening infections. Thus, Egis gets the opportunity to launch this pegfilgrastim biosimilar product in four Eastern European countries.

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To Lead a Long and Healthy Life

Health means more than just the lack of illnesses.

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Innovation
In the business year of 2019/2020, we spent approximately EUR 50 million on research and development

Study on Neuroscience Research wins Egis’ Prize this Year

As research and development are fundamental pillars of our strategy Egis is deeply committed to raise students’ interest in science and help the promising young minds develop their talents. That is why we have been supporting the annual ’Scientific and Innovation Talent Recruitment Contest for Youth’ for decades. This year, Egis’ prize went to undergraduate student Hunor Sebők.

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Strategic cooperation agreement between Semmelweis University and Egis

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.

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Egis Has Been Recognized as a ’Future Proof Organization’

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’.

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New Unit Inaugurated at Egis’s Körmend Plant

Egis and our consortia partners have won 2,332 billion HUF direct grant in the framework of the innovation tender GINOP-2.2.1-15-2016-00023 for the realisation of the above-mentioned project.

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Corporate Social Responsibility
Healthcare and sharing knowledge are in the heart of our CSR activities

Hand sanitizer stations – for the safety of pharmacists and patients

Disinfection plays an important role in reducing the risk of infection. As a responsible company, Egis supports the safe operation of pharmacies in the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic as well.

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Congratulations, Egis Russia! – CSR Campaign Wins Prestigious Award

Egis Russia’s Buy for Good campaign that was carried out in 2018 won the award of ‘Best Social Projects in Russia’ in the category of medical and social projects.

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Egis receives Healthy Workplaces Good Practice Award

In close cooperation with our employees, we're currently working on redesigning our protective clothing. Though the project is still in progress, our collaboration was already acknowledged: we were awarded the Healthy Workplaces Good Practice Award, so we can move on to the next round organized for EU countries.

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We contribute to saving close to 900 lives each year

Close to 300 Egis employees give blood on a regular basis at our Budapest sites. For our contribution, we received a certificate of merit from the Hungarian Red Cross.

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Events
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CEO of Egis received prestigious Hungarian state award

On the occasion of the national holiday, Dr. István Hodász, CEO of Egis was granted the award ‘For the Hungarian Economy’ by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Mihály Varga. The award is the most prestigious recognition to be given by the Minister of Finance on ministerial level for outstanding excellence and contribution to the Hungarian economy.

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Egis receives Healthy Workplaces Good Practice Award

In close cooperation with our employees, we're currently working on redesigning our protective clothing. Though the project is still in progress, our collaboration was already acknowledged: we were awarded the Healthy Workplaces Good Practice Award, so we can move on to the next round organized for EU countries.

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To Keep Our Veins Healthy

With programs focusing on counseling and prevention, Egis was present on the Day of Vascular Diseases.

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A Journey to the Empire of Health: Focusing on Children

This March marks the official start of the Hungarian Nationwide Public Health Screening Program’s special campaign: the new initiative focuses on children’s health.

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