How could chemistry be made appealing to young teens? How can we make this complex science which requires both abstract way of thinking and practical approach, attractive?
Established by the Hungarian Pharmaceutical Manufacturers` Association (MAGYOSZ) in 2009, the Dr István Orbán medallion recognizes outstanding contribution to the development of the Hungarian pharma industry. The medallion was named after Dr István Orbán, the founder and former president of the Association. This year the medallion was presented to dr István Hodász, the previous CEO of our company.
In addition to the usual job fairs, this autumn the graduate students of the University of Szeged were also able to learn about the career opportunities that await colleagues at our company.
How is Industry 4.0 perceived in the pharma industry? How does modern, automated, and digitized industrial production take place in one of the leading generic pharmaceutical factories in Hungary and Central-Eastern Europe? On the “Night of Modern Factories” visitors over sixteen are warmly welcomed at the Egis Science and Technology Centre: Come! Have a look, experience it and let’s discuss the future!
After sixteen years with the company, Dr Péter Mázsár, Commercial Director will leave Egis at the end of August.
Egis’ theme-based program series was recognized by UNICEO (United Networks of International Corporate Event Organizers), the company’s initiative won a “Live Communication” 2021 award as “Best online event for employees”.
How is it possible to present briefly yet fully what our colleagues think is important to mention about Egis? How can Egis be portrayed as a workplace? What shall our new colleagues expect on their first day of work? In our short films we’ve aimed to answer these questions and at the same time to show Egis from a new perspective.
As Diamond Sponsor of the comprehensive nationwide health tests program (MÁESZ), our company considers the protection of health to be top priority.
Two technology-intensive developments, carried out with state subsidies, were completed at Egis Pharmaceuticals PLC’s Körmend site (Hungary). The investments were inaugurated by Péter Szijjártó, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and by the company’s CEO, Dr. István Hodász on 15 October. In addition to a new packaging plant, Egis has also established a plant with special knowledge and technology requirements, typically suitable to manufacture oncology products. Thus, Egis is now able to implement all value-creating processes within the field of oncology, from development to active ingredient and finished product manufacturing.
As research and development are fundamental pillars of our strategy Egis is deeply committed to raise students’ interest in science and help the promising young minds develop their talents. That is why we have been supporting the annual ’Scientific and Innovation Talent Recruitment Contest for Youth’ for decades. This year, Egis’ prize went to undergraduate student Hunor Sebők.
The Semmelweis University and Egis Pharmaceuticals PLC have agreed on an even closer cooperation than before. Our common goal is to further raise the standards of pharmaceutical R+D as well as pharmacist and doctor training by making use of the synergies in each other’s activities. As a result of the agreement, new health industrial innovations can be launched and the Semmelweis University can be extended with more practical educational and training elements that also meet the needs of the Hungarian pharmaceutical industry.
Microsoft and HR Fest — the largest HR professional festival in Hungary — established a new professional award category within HR Best awards called ‘Future Proof Organizations’.
A great number of our colleagues responded to the call
Pharmacist, chemical engineer, chemical technician, chemist, environmental engineer – at Egis more than 50% of our colleagues work in jobs which require a degree in chemistry. No wonder that we know very well: this branch of science - in addition to being captivatingly exciting - also offers a secure livelihood. And we do wish to spread the word about the potentials in chemistry as much as possible.
A Chemical Sector Training Centre will be established on the premises of Lajos Petrik Bilingual Vocational School (BMSZC Petrik Lajos Két Tanítási Nyelvű Technikum). Supported by the Ministry of Innovation and Technology, the facility will be built from public funds of around HUF 2 billion. It shall promote professional qualifications in the chemical sector in Hungary, and contribute to provide students with high quality, modern trainings suited to the labour market demands.
Equipped with state-of-the-art equipment, suitable for both online and offline teaching, a new interactive classroom was inaugurated at the University of Szeged Faculty of Pharmacy with the financial support of our company.
Over the year, non-professionals have the chance to visit the Egis Science and Technology Centre (ESTC) a couple of times and we are always delighted to see that our events are always highly popular. It wasn’t different this year either, within days we were fully booked.
Once again, Egis was a Gold Exhibitor at the grandExpo, an event with more than two thousand invitees.
Speaking at the press conference of the event, dr Klára András, our company’s HR and Communications Director emphasized that it is important for Egis to get more students interested in chemistry.
In the 2021/2022 school year, the Hungarian Association for Innovation launched its competition for secondary school students for the 31st time. The Association recognized not only young innovators, but the most successful innovative schools and exceptionally innovative secondary school teachers were awarded too. Our company has been supporting the Scientific and Innovation Talent Recruitment Contest for Youth for decades.