Microgen Becomes of Strategic Importance for Russia
The Scientific and Production Association Microgen, which is part of the National Immunobiological Company, Rostec State Corporation, has been included in the list of domestic enterprises that are essential for ensuring the rights and legitimate interests of citizens of the Russian Federation, the defense capability and security of the state.
This is stated in the N 1340-r Directive of the Government of the Russian Federation dated June 27, 2017, Moscow, signed by Dmitry Medvedev, the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation. The list of enterprises is approved in accordance with the Federal Law “On Procurement of Goods, Works, Services by Certain Types of Legal Entities”, Article 1, Part 2, clause 6.
SPA Microgen is the oldest Russian biopharmaceutical enterprise. Today, the Scientific and Production Association supplies about 70 % of vaccines for the National Immunization Schedule, while also being the only producer of the first domestic botulinum toxin type A, Relatox, and bacteriophages. In general, the portfolio consists of more than 250 products.