The business trip resulted in the agreement to create a work group on pharmacy and medical equipment as a part of the intergovernmental commission. Deputy minister has noted investment through production localization as one of the main goals of the project. The Association of the Russian Pharmaceutical Manufacturers was chosen as the basic platform for the bilateral cooperation and mutual decision design.
During the visit the business mission has paid a visit to R&D center of AstraZeneca which develops brain and lungs cancer medication. The center has researchers from all over the world. The Russians spoke about the possibility to have Russian students work in research as well as to have a mutual student exchange.
The representatives of the Shanghai authorities also participated at the business talks. The creation of favorable investment conditions was the main agenda of the visit.