In Kharkov goes the first batch of equipment, which the businessman Alexander Yaroslavsky has bought for the centre for Virology, created by them in the framework of the project"Ecopolis HTZ", - "Expert of laboratory and diagnostic centre for infectious diseases and sanitary protection", said the mayor of Kharkiv Gennady Kernes.
"Future all-Ukrainian center of Virology in Kharkiv on the basis of"the Ekopolis HTZ" is beginning to take material form. We just spoke with Alexander Yaroslavsky, and he said, now Kiev has shipped from the warehouse the first batch of laboratory equipment for 15 million. This technique is one of the leading American manufacturers of ThermoFisher Scientific, the world leader in the field of biotechnology. Today or tomorrow will arrive to Kharkiv laboratory complex, which has a simultaneously practical (diagnostic) appointment and research. That is, allows not only to establish whether the patient is sick, but also to obtain invaluable data for the development of further treatment to meet the unique genetic characteristics of both pathogen and human. Plus to conduct scientific studies to fight effectively with all types of coronaviruses and other pathogens of infectious diseases. This is the latest generation of equipment that will be used for targeted control of infectious diseases for the first time in Ukraine. And this is the core around which we will create virologic world-class centre - Expert laboratory and diagnostic centre for infectious diseases and health protection. The intellectual leadership of Kharkiv in action!", - wrote in his post in a Telegram, the Kharkiv mayor.
DCH said that "the Expert's laboratory and diagnostic centre" on Friday, will receive the equipment which allows to work effectively with rapidly mutating (high genetic variability) viruses. Technology research of the whole genome of the coronavirus will allow to make predictions on new outbreaks and the process of its further spreading and to develop drugs directed action. Through the use of a set of highly specific, universal primers for the coronavirus COVID-19 in combination with a precision master mix of all genomic sites amplificateurs and sequeiros less than a day. Supplier of laboratory complex company ThermoFisher Scientific – specializiruetsya in the manufacture of scientific instruments, reagents and consumables, software and services for healthcare, science, academic and government laboratories in the US industrial sector, including biotech and permissione.
As reported, "the Expert's laboratory and diagnostic centre for infectious diseases and sanitary protection" in the business innovation ecosystem "Ecopolis HTZ" will be engaged in research to develop vaccines against coronavirus, and later will become a leading Ukrainian center in the field of medical research and technology. The center of Virology in the medical center of the Kharkiv tractor plant (KHTZ), which is the industrial anchor of the future Technopark. Team "Expert of laboratory and diagnostic centre for infectious diseases and sanitary protection" will be formed of the leading Ukrainian virologists, who in Kharkov will be provided with all conditions for productive work.
"Ecopolis HTZ" - an innovative business ecosystem based on production areas of Khartsyzsk pipe belonging to Yaroslavl. After the redevelopment of premises in the free areas will be sformirovan multi-functional business system that includes various sectors and clusters: industrial Park, IT-cluster, logistic, commercial, research, educational and medical clusters. Expected investment in the project will amount to about $ 1 billion that will give the city more than 10 thousand high-tech jobs.