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in reproductive medicine to increase the quality of life for people around the world

Ferring Pharmaceuticals

A leading manufacturer of peptide hormones
Ferring was among the first to develop pharmaceuticals based on natural peptide hormones produced by hypophysis
11 R&D centers
China, Denmark, India, USA, Scotland, Israel, Switzerland
10+ pharmaceuticals
Launched in the Russian market in three areas: ART and Obstetrics, Urology, and Gastroenterology
Benefits for participants
Grants for project development
Internships and access to Ferring research labs
The most promising projects will be invited to discuss opportunities for partnership with Ferring
What are we looking for?
Projects at early* and later stages in Reproductive Health and Fertility
* Pre-clinical research or MVP (minimum viable product)
Male infertility
Female infertility
Sexual dysfunction
Ageing and Anti-ageing
Scope for selection
Новые пептиды
New peptides
Новые системы доставки существующих пептидов
New delivery systems for existing peptides
Новые моноклональные антитела
New monoclonal antibodies
Исследования микробиома
Microbiome research
Новые формуляции существующих препаратов
New formulations for existing drugs
Новые инструменты диагностики (бесплодие, преждевременные роды)
New diagnostic instruments (infertility, premature birth)
Назальная доставка
Nasal delivery
Медицинская генетика и геномика
Medical genetics and genomics
Работа с большими данными в области репродуктивного здоровья / рождаемости
Big data in reproductive health / fertility


September 16, 2019
Application deadline
October 16, 2019
March 31, 2020
Result publication


Gennadiy Sukhikh
Gennadiy Sukhikh
RAS Academician, Director of National Medical Research Center for Obstetrics, Gynecology and Perinatology named after academician V.I. Kulakov
Dmitry Pushkar
Dmitry Pushkar
RAS Corresponding member, Chief urologist for Ministry of Health of Russia, Head of Urology Clinic (City Clinical Hospital named after S.I. Spasokukotsky, GKB 50)
Vladislav Korsak
Vladislav Korsak
Doctor of medical science, professor, General Director of International Centre for Reproductive Medicine, President of Russian Association of Human Reproduction
Oleg Apolikhin
Oleg Apolikhin
RAS Corresponding member, Director of Research Institute of Urology and Interventional Radiology n.a. N.A. Lopatkin, Chief specialist for Ministry of Health of Russia on reproductive health
Roman Kozlov
Roman Kozlov
RAS Corresponding member, Chief specialist for Ministry of Health of Russia on clinical microbiology and antimicrobial resistance
Alexander Majouga
Alexander Majouga
RAS Professor, Rector of D. Mendeleev University of Chemical Technology of Russia
Andrey Melnikov
Andrey Melnikov
Head of the Department of Science, Technology and Education of the Embassy of Switzerland in Russia
Kirill Litovchenko
Kirill Litovchenko
General Manager Ferring Pharmaceuticals Russia and Eurasia
Alan Harris
Alan Harris
Senior Vice President Global R&D Projects Ferring Pharmaceuticals
Lionel Pidoux
Lionel Pidoux
Senior Global Project Director for Global Research & Development, Global Life Cycle Management at Ferring Pharmaceuticals
Julia Vlasenko
Julia Vlasenko
Senior Manager Laboratory Ferring Pharmaceuticals Russia and Eurasia
Ekaterina Petrova
Ekaterina Petrova
Director of GenerationS Corporate Accelerator
Anatoly Borodin
Anatoly Borodin
Manager at GenerationS
Corporate Accelerator
Do I have to share confidential data about my project?
No. Please disclose in your application only the information that can be shared without signing an NDA.
Does the selection involve only projects from Russia?
No. We invite projects from all over the world that fit the criteria to take part in the selection.
I represent 2 projects. Can I submit multiple applications?
Yes, you are welcome to submit two applications. Please register a second account on our website and apply with your second project.
Can I meet you in person and receive feedback on my project?
Occasionally, the accelerator team takes part in partner events and organizes own #GENSTalks, where you can approach the team members for consultation. Follow us on our website and in social media for updates.


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