General Partner
General Partner

For more than 125 years, MSD, a leading global biopharmaceutical company, has been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for the world’s most challenging diseases. MSD is a trade name of Merck & Co., Inc., with headquarters in Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. Through our prescription medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies and animal health products, we work with customers and operate in more than 140 countries to deliver innovative health solutions. We also demonstrate our commitment to increasing access to health care through far-reaching policies, programs and partnerships. Today, MSD continues to be at the forefront of research to advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and communities around the world – including cancer, cardio-metabolic diseases, emerging animal diseases, Alzheimer’s disease and infectious diseases including HIV and Ebola. MSD has been operating in Russia since 1991 with a focus on delivering innovative medicines and vaccines, cooperation with local manufacturers and leading medical institutions, clinical research programs, as well as medical education and information support. We use our global expertise to contribute to the development of healthcare and pharmaceutical industry in Russia.

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GSK is a global science-led healthcare company that researches, develops and produces pharmaceutical medicines, vaccines and consumer health products.

GSK was founded more than 300 years ago and entered the Russian market at the end of the 1980s.

More than 60 pharmaceutical medicines and 14 paediatric and adult vaccines have been registered in Russia by GSK for the treatment of HIV, respiratory and infectious diseases, and diseases of the central nervous system.

GSK was the first company in Russia to introduce a vaccine against hepatitis B (1989), hepatitis A (1995), chickenpox (2008) and a number of combined paediatric vaccines.

In the last 10 years, GSK has invested more than 6.5 billion roubles in R&D in Russia. More than 30 international multicentre clinical studies are currently being conducted in Russia at 250 clinical centres in 35 cities across the country, with the involvement of nearly 750 medical researchers.

Since 1997, GSK has been developing its own vaccine production facilities in Russia, with more than 37 million vaccine doses produced.

In 2019, GSK successfully completed a project to localise the full-cycle manufacturing of Dolutegravir, a drug for the treatment of HIV, at the Servier Rus pharmaceutical plant in New Moscow.

BIOCAD is a fully integrated biotechnology company with in-house capabilities ranging from the discovery of new molecules to large-scale commercial manufacturing and marketing. The company has its own world-class R&D centers, pharmaceutical and biotech manufacturing facilities, and performs non-clinical and clinical studies, all in compliance with international industry standards. The company employs over 2,300 employees, including 750 researches.

The company portfolio includes more than 55 approved products, 10 of which are biologics. Forty products are currently in development: biologics, small molecules, gene and cell therapy drugs. Today BIOCAD is focused on developing original drugs – next-in-class and first-in-class – for the treatment of immuno-oncology, hematology and autoimmune diseases.

BIOCAD has international offices and subsidiaries in 8 countries. Its products are marketed in 15 countries from Latin America to Africa and Southeast Asia and approval processes are ongoing in over 30 countries worldwide. Starting from 2021, the company will launch its original and biosimilar products in Europe and plans to enter the Chinese market in 2022.

Partner is a modern chain of pharmacies built on the principle of fast delivery of goods from the warehouse to the pharmacy on orders from private customers and medical companies. Every day, over 500 thousand people visit the company’s website, where they find more than 60 thousand health and beauty products for on time delivery. The company’s customers include the biggest private clinics and charitable foundations. is developing by opening its own warehouses and pharmacies, including regional franchises. By using modern technologies, its wide assortment and direct deliveries from the manufacturer, is able to provide medicines at below market prices.