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Test systems and equipment

Production, promotion and sale of test systems and service equipment for medical laboratories
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Production, promotion and sale of medicines and medical devices. Brands KAGOCEL and COLLOST
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Providing a full range of polyclinic services in the network of clinics "Nearmedic"
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New projects

Development, research and introduction of new medicines and medical products. Localization and distribution of foreign products and in the field of pharma, transfer of the latest technologies
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  • 1989-1994
  • 1995-2004
  • 2005-2008
  • 2009-2011
  • 2012-2013
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
1989-1994 Founding of the Nearmedic company on the basis of the N.F.Gamaleya Research Institute for Epidemiology and Microbiology of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences
Release of the monoclonal FITC labeled antibody preparation against LPS genus specific antigen of Chlamidia for the direct immunofluorescence test
Set up of the Nearmedic Plus training center
Development of the ChlaMonoScreen test kit for diagnosing сhlamidiosis
Development and start of production of IFA- and FAT- based kits for diagnosing toxoplasmosis, cytomegalovirus, pneumocystosis, herpes simplex virus, syphilis, various types of mycoplasmosis, ureaplasmosis, brucellosis
Development of test-systems for HBsAg of hepatitis B HepaStrip B virus
Start of joint project with Murex Biotech Company on registration and production of licensed 4th generation test-system for detection of antibodies to hepatitis C virus
Launch of production of LimphoScreen and MigroScreen kits for immune status estimation
Production of first diagnostic PCR based kits
1995-2004 Set up of Nearmedic Training Center for experts in clinic laboratory diagnostics of infections
Foundation of Nearmedic clinic and laboratory
Foundation of laboratory equipment department
Start up of pharmaceuticals development
Launch of new production line for GMP standards diagnostic test-systems
Production of proper test-systems for diagnosing syphilis and viral hepatitis C
Nearmedic cooperates with world leaders in diagnostics and lab equipment: Abbott Diagnostics (USA), Tecan (Switzerland), Europrobe (France) and others. Registration and start of local production of IFA kits HIV Ar/At Combotest under the license of Abbott/Murex Company and branded “Nearmedic plus”
Registration and launch of production of Kagocel antiviral agent
Launch of local production of confirming tests for antibodies to HIV (LIA HIV) and to hepatitis C virus (LIA VHC) under the Innogenetics Company (Belgium) license
2005-2008 Kagocel is licensed in Russia as nonprescription pharmaceutical agent
Nearmed is awarded the status of lab equipment and HIV diagnostic kits official suppler within the “Health” National Project framework
Set up of company Pharmaceutical department aimed at Kagocel marketing development and increase of sales through the network of offices and medical representatives in 12 biggest cities and regions of Russia as well as in Ukraine
Registration of enlarged scale of indications for Kagocel use for influenza and ARVI treatment of children over 6 years. Kagocel is licensed in Republic of Belarus
Kagocel registration and start of sales in Ukraine
Deepening cooperation with blood institutions and AIDS fighting organizations. Installation of basic equipment in major part of Russia anti-AIDS Centers. Implementation of automated technologies in routine practice of infectious donor and non-donor screening
2009-2011 Start of distribution in Russia and some other CIS countries of Collost medical products line based on sterile bioplastic collagen material insuring invaded tissues regeneration
Kagocel is introduced into the List of vital and most important pharmaceuticals (LVMIP) and included in federal procurement regulatory system
Nearmedic clinics network expansion and set up of Nearmedic laboratory
Registration in Russia of highly sensitive 4th generation test “Determine HIV-1/2 Ag/AbCombo” for simultaneous detection of antigen and antibodies to HIV in serum, plasma and whole blood. Within 20 minutes it ensures HIV detection at most early stage
Start of local production and sales of RealTime HIV-1 tests for HIV load under Abbott Molecular license and “Nearmedic Plus” brand
Nearmedic supplied the first in Russia Flex-ID complex to FSSB Russian Center for forensic medical examination affiliated to the Ministry of Public Health and Social Development of Russian Federation
Nearmedic clinics network is awarded the Consumer Rights prize founded by Federal Service for control over consumer rights and human well-being
ROSNANO and Nearmedic signed agreement on founding a universal full cycle GMP-enterprise for original pharmaceuticals production. Beginning of “Nearmedic Farma” foundation
2012-2013 Kagocel antiviral agent is awarded the most prestigious prize in effective marketing communication field (EFFIE) – Brand of the Year
Nearmedic Company became laureate of Platinum Ounce 2011, the 12th Russian national open contest for pharmaceutics experts, having won the “Drug of the Year” nomination and the prize in “Vector of the Year” nomination
Kagocel antiviral agent won the “Platinum Ounce 2012” prize in sub nomination ‘Non-prescription agent” of “Drug of the Year” nomination
Nearmedic company, with support of Kaluga region Ministry of Public Health and together with SP “Kaluga Pharmaceutical Cluster”, organized the first regional forum dedicated to early diagnostics of cervix cancer
ROSNANO company declared successful exit of capital of the Nearmedic Pharma company – a ROSNANO and Nearmedic joint project
2014 Three projects of SC “Nearmedic” related to research in biomedicine and molecular diagnostics, having successfully passed the independent expert examination procedures, become residents of Skolkovo Innovations Center
Kagocel takes 1st place in sales (in volume terms) among agents of its segment as for results of year 2013 (DSM group data)
Nearmedic company and Kagocel agent again become laureates of the Platinum Ounce award in nominations “Dynamics of the Year” and “Drug of the Year”
Nearmedic company wins the exclusive right for production and introduction into markets of Russia and other EuroAsian Patent Organization countries of unique antituberculous remedy developed by Nearmedic together with Swiss Federal Polytechnic University (EPFL)
Nearmedic together with Kaluga region Ministry of Public Health, Russian Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education (RMAPE) and International Union for fighting sexually transmitted infections (USTI RU) give a start in Kaluga region to a unique socially oriented project for early diagnostics of cervix precursor of cancer
Nearmedic clinics network and Nearmedic laboratory become laureates of “Consumer Rights and Service Quality” awards in “Medical Service” and “Laboratory Service” nominations respectfully
As to SC Remedium and Russian Association of International Pharmaceuticals Producers rating, Nearmedic takes 6th position in top 10 of leading pharmaceutical enterprises in Russia
Kagocel wins the Russian Pharma Awards prize
Separator and “centrifuge-shaker” system for separating stromal-vascular fraction (SVF) out of adipose tissue as well as test systems for tuberculosis diagnostics after the PCR method in real time successfully passed expert examination and were approved at the Skolkovo Fund
Kagocel became the most popular antiviral agent against cold and influenza as for sales in volume terms within its sector (DSM group). Informational and analytical periodical “Pharmatzevticheski Vestnik” rates it number 1.
2015 Nearmedic Pharma pharmaceuticals factory starts production
Nearmedic projects for: <br/> (1) setting up Russia's first ever full cycle production line for human genetic identification and filiations agents <br/> (2) development of medical products line for bone tissue regeneration, based on technologies of native non reconstructed collagen separation, were approved by the Industry Development Fund expert council for getting a loan
Drugstore industry experts within the Green Cross award contest voted Kagocel the best non- prescription agents in Russia in 2015
Russian Business Chanel rating includes Nearmedic in top 50 most quickly growing companies in Russia
Nearmedic and Swiss Federal Polytechnic University (EPFL) joint project for development of unique anti-tuberculosis pharmaceutical wins silver prize at Swiss-Russian innovations award named after A.V.Suvorov
Kagocel is again nominated laureate of Russian Pharma Awards
2016 “Nearmedic Pharma” factory wins the “Event of the Year. Russia 2015” contest in nomination “Major project in the pharmaceutical industry of Russia”
After Alforum company data, Nearmedic chain of clinics heads top 10 of favorite private medical institutions
Nearmedic company published report on unique post-registration research of Kagocel agent “Treatment of influenza in Routine Clinical Practice – FLU-EE” and it gets included into international register of clinical trials
Information and analytical periodical “Pharmatzevticheski Vestnik” rates Kagocel antiviral agent number 1 in top 10 most influential non-prescription drugs
DSM Group recognizes Kagocel the leader of sales in terms of volume in 2016 among antiviral agents
Beginning of cooperation with Medinnovation Gmbh company
2017 Two companies of SC Nearmedic join Kaluga pharmaceutical cluster
SC Nearmedic laboratory started production of the EPR test (Berlin) for diagnosing cancer at very early, including pre-clinical, stage
Kagocel is registered in National Clinical Protocol in the Republic of Moldova for anti-influenza and –ARVI treatment of children over 3 years
Launch of website on new medical products applied in regenerative medicine
Nearmedic Pharma production company joins the Union of industrialists and entrepreneurs of Kaluga region
Russia Dentists Association issued Quality Certificate to COLLOST collagen biomaterial
Kagocel brand launched a website myinformedchoice.rf where anyone can share his/her story of making the choice that changed his/her life
Kagocel wins the “Antimicrobial agents for systematic use” nomination of the Product of the Year 2017 award
Kagocel wins the Russian Pharma Awards 2017 again
COLLOST is included into clinical recommendations for treatment of decubital trophic ulcers
Matriflex line of products passed the 1st stage of preclinical trials
PBTZ 169 anti-tuberculosis agent passed the IIa phase of clinical trials (in 13 medical centers) – study of early bactericidal activity (EBA)
National Pharmaceutical Rating declared Kagocel #1 non-prescription agent in Russia in nomination “OTC drugs”
2018 KAGOCEL rendered support to ISU World and European figure skating championships
KAGOCEL in #20 packages was released in the market
KAGOCEL supported the Russian global musical flash mob When Your Girlfriend Falls Ill
KAGOCEL won the Green Cross award in the nomination Medication of Choice for the Prevention and Treatment of ARVI and Influenza
KAGOCEL became the winner of the Product of the Year award in the nomination Antimicrobials for Systemic Use
Matriflex (Nearmedic’s subsidiary company) received the Patent of Invention which will form the basis for the new line of medical products for the regeneration of bone tissue
The Nearmedic company launched Russia’s first ever full cycle production of reagents for genetic identification and establishment of kinship
A research titled Study of Collost 7% regenerative collagen complex efficiency and safety in the correction of age changes in facial skin was conducted using the facilities of the Institute for Plastic Surgery and Cosmetology and the Academician N.F. Izmerov Research Institute for Medicine of Labor
The name for the antituberculosis medicine PBTZ169 received official approval. The official name of the medicine approved by WHO is MAKOZINON
Clinical studies of the antituberculosis medicine PBTZ169 were completed
KAGOCEL won the Russian Pharma Awards in the nomination The Most Often Prescribed Drug in the Treatment of ARVI and Influenza
Full scale in-vivo study of the new line of medical products for the regeneration of bone tissue efficiency and safety was completed. The study was conducted in the framework of preclinical trial and further registration
Nearmedic’s full cycle production production of reagents for genetic identification and establishment of kinship was granted the ISO certificate #18385
KAGOCEL became the leader of the National Pharmaceutical Rating 2018 in the nomination Russian Brand in the Retail Market
KAGOCEL was granted the Choice of the Year title in Belarus
20 February

Nearmedic at the Russian Investment Forum 2019

The Russian investment forum was held in Sochi on February 13-15, 2019

21 January

KAGOCEL becomes official sponsor of the ISU European Figure Skating Championships® 2019

The ISU European Figure Skating Championships® 2019 will be hosted by the Republic of Belarus; one of the largest sports competitions will be held in Minsk on January 21-27

25 December

Kagocel Named Choice of the Year in Belarus

On December 13, 2018, the 17th award ceremony of the Choice of the Year contest was held in Minsk. Kagocel was named No. 1 in the category «Imported antiviral drug for the treatment of influenza and ARVI (…

22 December

DSM Group: KAGOCEL Is No.1 Among Domestic Brands

On December 18, the results of the National Pharmaceutical Rating 2018 were summed up, which, in fact, is a reflection of the real picture of domestic pharmacology

03 December

Kagocel was again selected as the «Most Often Prescribed Drug for the Treatment of SARS and Influenza»

On November 29, 2018, at the 7th Russian Pharma Awards 2018 ceremony, Kagocel was again selected as the «Most Often Prescribed Drug for the Treatment of SARS and Influenza»

21 November

Nearmedic's Project Wins the Priority Award

The production of reagents for genetic identification and establishment of kinship, which was launched by the Nearmedic company earlier this year, became the winner of the Priority award in the field of import substitution

16 November

KAGOCEL Becomes «Product of the Year» Again

On November 14 in Moscow, the most popular goods of mass demand were awarded the «Product of the Year» award for the 20th time

04 November

Nearmedic Becomes First Russian Full-Cycle Production Holding An ISO 18385 Certificate

Launched on October 31, the full cycle production of kits for genetic identification and establishment of kinship (project «DNA») has received an ISO 18385 international certificate of conformity

02 November

Russia's First Full Cycle Production of Reagents for Genetic Identification and Establishment of Kinship Launched

On October 31, Nearmedic launched Russia’s first ever full cycle production of reagents for the genetic identification and the establishment of kinship

10 October

Kagocel Wins the Green Cross Award Again

On October 5, the awarding ceremony of the Green Cross international pharmaceutical award took place. The professional distinction is awarded in 2018 for the fourth time, clearly showing with whom the pharmacy community vests its trust…

18 September

Nearmedic's Subsidiary Matriflex Receives Its First Invention Patent

RF patent No. 2665962 «BIORESORBABLE BIOLOGICAL MATRIX FOR FILLING-IN BONE DEFECTS AND METHOD FOR ITS PRODUCTION» was issued by the Federal Service for Intellectual Property (Rospatent) on September 5, 2018

17 September

KAGOCEL Will Not Let Your Loved One Stay Sick

If your loved one is sick, you would long to render help in every possible way