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Federal state enterprise "Shchelkovo biocombinat" is one of the largest Russian enterprises in the agrobiological industry, producing immunobiological drugs for veterinary use

  • About the enterprise

Having started its activity in 1924 as a small station for the production of anti-plague serum for pigs, nowadays FSE "Shchelkovo biocombinat" is one of the largest Russian enterprises of the biological industry that produces immunobiological preparations for veterinary use.

The main goal of the enterprise is to ensure the production of veterinary medicines for anti-epizootic measures in the sphere of national interests of the Russian Federation and to ensure national security. Currently, the enterprise occupies one of the leading positions among Russian manufacturers of veterinary drugs, being the leading supplier of vaccines against foot-and-mouth disease, brucellosis and rabies in livestock and domestic animals in the Russian Federation.

In 2024, the company celebrates the 100th anniversary of its founding. Thanks to the vast experience in development and production, today FKP Shchelkovo Biocombine is a leading Russian enterprise for the production of veterinary drugs and a reliable supplier of high-quality vaccines and diagnostic kits.

  • Production

Medicinal preparations for veterinary use are produced with the application of modern technologies and high-tech equipment, certified according to the GMP system.

The structure of FSE "Shchelkovo biocombinat" includes workshop premises, scientific testing laboratories, livestock breeding complex for experimental animals. There is an effective quality control system for products that functions at all stages of production. This system combines the requirements for compliance with animal safety standards and the quality requirements of the OIE and FAO.

In 2021, the enterprise became a participant in the voluntary certification program for manufactured products carried out by the Federal State Budgetary Institution "VP VGNKI"; as a result, quality conformity certificates are issued for all manufactured products on an ongoing basis.

Focus on continuous improvement of production methods and product control, the introduction of topical drugs and the latest technologies is the key to success, confirmed by almost 100 years of development history.

The FSE "Shchelkovo biocombinat" sells its products throughout Russia and exports to more than 20 countries around the world.

  • Personnel

The personnel of the enterprise is highly qualified in the fields of veterinary medicine, microbiology, biotechnology, and chemistry. The scope of activity includes cell cultures, bacteria and viruses (including highly dangerous ones). The professionalism of the employees ensures uninterrupted operation of the enterprise maintains and increases volumes of manufacture.

Currently, there are over 650 highly qualified specialists: biochemists, veterinarians, technologists, laboratory assistants, engineers, marketers at the FSE “Schelkovo biocombinat”. There are one professor, four doctors of science, thirteen candidates of science and more than ten applicants.

  • Science

The FSE "Shchelkovo biocombinat" conducts research activities with a view to implementing state tasks in the field of import substitution, as well as to expanding the range, increasing sales volumes for products and implementing export potential, where the main sectors are immunobiological medicinal agents and diagnostic drugs for disease prevention in cattle livestock, pigs, wild animals, etc.

  • Basic department

One of the main aims of the enterprise is to accelerate the development of biotechnology. For this purpose, agreements on further cooperation were signed in 2021 and the basic departments of the MVA named after K.I. Skryabin and the RSAU – MTAA named after K.A. Timiryazev were opened. The activities of the basic departments are aimed at the formation, development, consolidation of practical skills, abilities and competencies of students, as well as the formation of a personnel reserve of the FSE "Shchelkovo biocombinat". The academies in cooperation with the employees of the enterprise provide training for highly qualified specialists in the field of biotechnology and biological industry. In the near future, it is planned to establish contacts with other specialized universities.


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