ANTONY, France, March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stallergenes S.A. and Solvay Pharmaceuticals Marketing and Licensing AG (subsidiary of Solvay Group) announce the signing of an exclusive partnership agreement for the promotion and distribution of Stallergenes diagnostic and treatment products in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).
With an estimated 20 million allergy sufferers and a strong demand on the part of the medical community for quality products, the Russian market represents a real opportunity for Stallergenes.
The main products in Stallergenes' injectable and sublingual ranges will soon be the subject of registration applications. This partnership will enable Stallergenes to meet more than 80% of the needs of allergy sufferers in Russia and the CIS by 2011.
"We're delighted to be teaming up with Solvay Pharmaceuticals to target the potential growth this new market represents. Thanks to its franchise and its considerable expertise recognized by allergy specialists, Solvay Pharmaceuticals will enable us to promote the desensitization standardized products, and notably the sublingual route, and their benefits for patients," declared Albert Saporta, Stallergenes' Chairman and CEO.
"We're tremendously enthusiastic about the prospect of collaborating with the world leader in sublingual desensitization therapy and making its innovative standardized products available to practitioners," emphasizes Mr. Jens Neuschaefer, Vice President, Regional Director, Solvay Pharmaceuticals.
*countries concerned: Russia, Georgia, CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldavia, Uzbekistan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Ukraine).
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