APCRG has signed Memorandum of Understanding with National Statistics Office of Georgia (GEOSTAT) .Official ceremony took place in the office of Business Association of Georgia (BAG). Memorandum defines main principles of cooperation between APCRG and GEOSTAT and creates strong opportunity for both sides for the elaboration of qualitative and reliable statistical data.
APCRG has signed agreement with TSMU management regarding the sponsorship of events, dedicated to TSMU 80 years anniversary. Events will take place in Autumn 2010 in Tbilisi city.
In Bordeaux, France on June 09-10 th, took place IFPMA Heads of Associations and Council meeting. There were presented participants from national pharmaceutical Associations from more then 30 countries all over the world. Meeting was conducted by the IFPMA Director General Mr.Eduardo Pisani and IFPMA President Mr.Haruo Naito. Invited speaker was Director General of WIPO Mr. Francis Gurry. APCRG was presented by Executive Director Mr.Irakli Margvelashvili and Head of Board Mrs. Marina Giorgobiani.
Слева направо: генеральный директор IFPMA Mr.Eduardo Пизани, APCRG Глава Правления г-жа Марина Гиоргобиани, исполнительный директор APCRG Mr.Irakli Маргвелашвили, Президент IFPMA Mr.Haruo Naito
APCRG Executive Director Mr.Irakli Margvelashvili and WIPO Director General Mr. Francis Gurry
Executive Director of APCRG I.Margvelasvhili has participated on meeting, organized by Business Association of Georgia (BAG) between Advisor of Prime Minister G.Pertaia and heads of various Associations, representing different fields of business in Georgia. Were discussed the draft of the new tax code to be submitted to Georgian Parliament within one month period and ways and terms of participation of different Business Associations on modification of tax code draft
Executive Director of APCRG I.Margvelashvili has participated on meeting, organized by Business Association of Georgia (BAG) between the Executive Director of National Statistics Office of Georgia (GEOSTAT) Mr. Zaza Chelidze and heads of various Associations, representing different fields of business in Georgia. Were discussed ways of improvement of statistical data elaborated by the GEOSTAT and preparation of new products, in order to make business environment more friendly and attractive. APCRG will continue cooperation with GEOSTAT. More information regarding GEOSTAT activity can be found on web site www.geostat.ge
The International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations is the global non-profit NGO representing the research-based pharmaceutical, biotech and vaccine sectors. Its members comprise 27 leading international companies and 44 national and regional industry associations covering developed and developing countries. More information can be found on web site www.ifpma.org
Merger of companies Merck and Schering Plough is completed. The title of the new company outside the USA will be MSD and in USA it will be Merck.
The representative office in Georgia of Company Schering-Plough Central EAST AG was accepted as a new member od APCRG
Forum took place in Minsk, Belarus, on April 2-3,2009. The name of the Forum was :"Post Soviet Union Countries Pharmaceutical Markets -Similar Problems, Similar Solutions". APCRG was represented by the Chairmen of the Executive Board, Mr.Zurab Natroshvili.