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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.
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.
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.
According to our mission, we serve people with all of our skills, so that they can live a long and healthy life. That is why we chose to support the comprehensive nationwide screening program as a Golden Sponsor in 2019. The state-of-the-art screening truck will tour around the country until Christmas, stopping by 200 spots to offer screenings in 37 different areas.
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’.
One of the pillars of our corporate culture is innovation. We do not only talk about it, but enjusre the flow of ideas with annual forums that offer space for making proposals in connection with scientific research, manufacturing, how to make our administrative process more effective and the latest item on our agenda: digitalization.
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.
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.
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.
A Hungarian wildlife photographer, Bence Máté intends to shake up the public in order to protect nature. His spectacular nature photo exhibition series - organized in Budapest, then at the main square of another seven provincial towns – was opened by János Áder on 13 March. The outstanding project was supported by Egis.