One of the biggest Pharma Fairs in the world, CPhI Istanbul 2014 opened
The International CPhI Istanbul 2014 fair be organized by UBM for the first time in Turkey, the biggest and most comprehensive pharma event in Eurasia, opened today. Dr. Saim Kerman, President of the Turkish Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency and Nezih Barut, Chairman, Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association of Turkey, made statements regarding the event.
Mr. Kerman: “We’ve been believing that Turkish pharmaceutical industry can be a global player since 2002. With state-of-the-art technology and modern facilities, Turkish pharma industry meets the requirements of developed markets. Istanbul is intersection point and Turkey has very close relationships with many countries. In addition to these, we still continue our investments and improvements on health services.
I strongly believe that CPhI will contribute to the promotion of our pharma industry and will maintain cooperation between our companies and foreign partners.”
Mr. Barut: “This year is our Association’s 50th anniversary year.Transforming our industry into a leading pharmaceutical manufacturer and exporter and enhancing R&D capacity are two main goals for our industry. For these goals, we resolutely continue our efforts. CPhI Istanbul is a very meaningful event for our industry.”
Four events in one
The CPhI events organized by UBM in 8 different countries consist of 4 categories that cater to different needs. CPhI Istanbul brings together numerous buyers and suppliers of pharmaceutical ingredients from Middle East and CEE. ICSE Istanbul connects the pharma community with outsourcing solution providers. InnoPack Istanbul hosts the latest innovations in packaging and drug delivery systems. And P-MEC Istanbul showcases the newest pharma machinery, equipment and technology.