Research & development
Institute for Development and Control of Quality
Alkaloid AD Skopje once again confirmed its determination to produce, good quality, safe ad efficient drugs and once again they confirmed their dedication to permanent development by opening the Institute for Development and Control of Quality. This unique highly-sophisticated, technologically- analytical unit is first of its kind in the country, only one year after the corner stone was set up, the Institute was officially put in function on March 11, 2009 by organizing a proper celebration on this occasion.
The Institute was solemnly opened by the President of the Government of the Republic of Macedonia, Mister Nikola Gruevski and Mister Zhivko Mukaetov, by the General Director of the Management Board of Alkaloid AD Skopje in the presence of the Superior priest at the Macedonian Orthodox Church, the Archbishop Stephen, and also in the presence of the Minister of Health Bujar Osmani, and many other guests, business partners and employees.
The Institute has on disposal a useful surface of 1.540 square meters. The Institute is equipped with the most advanced laboratory and pilot-production equipment which will ensure the development of new, modern types of generic drugs, which will integrate the latest scientific knowledge from the field of pharmacy.
In the Institute for Development and Control of Quality is being invested an amount of more than EUR 8 million, and the financial construction is mainly provided with the means of Alkaloid AD and part of it is provided through purpose-built credit lines.
The establishment of the Institute is of great significance for the drugs in reference to the development and introduction of new technologies and methods, in reference to maintenance of quality, consistent improvement and meeting the highest reference requests from the European and the American Regulatory Bodies.
This new technologically -analytical unit is supported with the most advanced laboratory and pilot-production equipment from well-known American, British, German and Japan producers, and most advanced instrumental techniques and technologies have been also implemented in the unit. The space in which the technological development is to be carries out is proven to belong to ISO 8 cleanness type.
In accordance to the plan for staff equipment, the Institute has 80 highly professional and trained employees.
At the Institute are being carried out several activities which follow the process of development of generic drugs and their implementation in industrial production, there are activities for constant following of the drugs quality on the market and there are also activities which are in accordance to the law obligation for monitoring the stability of drugs after the expiry of the deadline. In this will is ensured not only the fulfillment of the most strict requests from the highest regulatory bodies, but this also ensures the development of the products which will integrate the latest scientific knowledge from the field of pharmacy.