Farmak pharmaceutical company, within the framework of a strategic partnership with the Kyiv School of Economics (KSE), will allocate $ 500,000 for the development of KSE.
According to a press release from the pharmaceutical company, in particular, the funds will be used to equip a new campus, as well as to strengthen existing and launch new educational areas, including training bachelors.
“By supporting such projects, we are contributing to the achievement of the Global Sustainable Development Goals, one of the tasks of which is to improve the quality of higher education and ensure its close connection with science,” Executive Director of Farmak Volodymyr Kostiuk said.
The press release notes that Farmak supports not only KSE, but also other educational initiatives, including the Minor Academy of Sciences, publishes books about Ukrainian scientists. The company’s own scientific potential (150 scientists, 42 candidates of sciences, five doctors of sciences and an innovative R&D complex) allows providing a high level of academic expertise.
“The decision of Farmak company testifies that Ukrainian business is entering a new level of corporate social responsibility, and this should become an example for others. Thanks to the support of companies such as Farmak, we are preparing the ground for a strong and innovative Ukrainian economy,” President of KSE Tymofiy Mylovanov said.
Farmak is the leader of the Ukrainian pharmaceutical market, produces medicines in all 14 therapeutic groups. Annually it introduces to the market about 20 new complex component modern drugs. Currently, there are about 100 drugs in development. It exports products to more than 25 countries around the world.