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PROFI. Education industry solutions

Concept of PROFI at INNOPROM 2018

Business program manager

Gadalova Maria

Commercial director

Alena Nekhorosheva
+ 7 (495) 981-50-00 (доб. 142) nekhorosheva@formika.ru

Marketing Communications and PR Director

Yulia Ostroukhova
ostroukhova@formika.ru, pressa@innoprom.com


Bring together buyers and suppliers of education industry equipment and software at the Main Industrial Trade Fair in Russia


Key audience – heads of industrial enterprises, leaders of development institutions, representatives of Russian Universities and colleges, corporate learning centers, heads of engineering and technical departments of Universities and professors as well as delegations from industrial regions of Russia.
Additional audience – high school students and students of technical departments at Universities and colleges. Age limit is 14+.
Unique activity programs were prepared for each of audience groups at the exhibition. The main benefit of participation in project were guided PROFI routes across all INNOPROM pavilions: education industry solutions were represented to adult participants and vocational guidance excursions were organized for young visitors.


  • Corporate Universities: production and management oriented education
  • The quality of training of engineering personnel
  • The growth of industrial enterprises staff


  1. PROFI Routes – everyday guided tours of 40-60 minutes length, during which participants of the tour cross all INNOPROM pavilions. PROFI routes are divided into adult tours and youth tours depending on the content of excursions.
    • More than 500 participants – adults, teenagers and students;
    • 200 professional participants of adult routes among enterprises, universities and colleges representatives were gathered together with the support from project’s partners;
    • More than 30 stands in 3 pavilions are included in routes, and the National German Pavilion, first of its kind at INNOPROM, has also taken part in them.
    • 7 guides serve the routes.
    • 20 Japanese students visited routes on July 13 (Japan was a Partner-country of INNOPROM-2017)
  2. PROFI Business Program at INNOPROM will be held on July 11 – 12 and will be opened by the Conference of the Presidential National Council for Professional Qualifications. A big conference of HR directors of Russian plants and holdings, where participants will share their experience of using educational equipment and discuss issues of staffing support, will be a separate track. The 2018 main theme, “Corporate Universities: production and management oriented education”, will be considered in cooperation with leading corporate and state universities, their customers and those who form educational and professional standards.


  • Vasiliy Osmakov

    Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation

  • Lyubov Yeltsova

    Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Security of the Russian Federation

  • Lyudmila Ogorodova

    Deputy Minister, Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation

  • Alexander Shokhin

    Chairman of the Presidential National Council for Professional Qualifications, President of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs

  • Anil Menon

    Cisco Deputy Chief Globalisation Officer, Global President of Smart+Connected Communities (S+CC)

  • Matthias Shepp

    Chairman of the Board of the Russian-German Chamber of Commerce

  • Aleksandr Grubman

    Chief Executive Officer of Chelyabinsk Pipe-Rolling Plant, JSC

  • Vladimir Lebedev

    CEO of Kovrov Electromechanical Plant, OJSC

  • Victor Dyomin

    President of the All-Russian Public Organization "Union of Directors of Specialised Secondary Educational Establishments of Russia"

  • Andrey Rudskoy

    Rector of Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU)

  • Alexander Leibovich

    Chief Executive Officer of the National Agency for Qualifications Development

  • Alexey Borovkov

    Vice-Rector for Innovative Projects of St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, Co-Chairman of the National Technology Initiative Technet Working Group, leader of the "Factories of the Future" Project

  • Alexander Murychev

    Executive Vice President of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs

  • Irina Voloshina

    Director for Development of Professional Standards of All-Russian Research Institute of Labour

  • Anna Shabarova

    Vice President of JSC "Russian Copper Company"

  • Robert Urazov

    Director General of the Union WorldSkills Russia

  • Arkady Zamoskovny

    Director General of the All-Russian Industrial Association of Employers of the Power Sector (RaEl Association)

  • Vitaliy Sergeev

    Vice-Rector for Research of St. Petersburg Polytechnic University

  • Alexander Shelupanov

    Rector of Tomsk State University of Control Systems and Radioelectronics (TUSUR)

  • Yulia Khanzhina

    Head of the Department for Support of the Staffing of Industrial Growth of the Agency for Strategic Initiatives

  • Sergey Gorny

    Chief Executive Officer of the Laser Center

  • Alexey Navrat

    Deputy HR Officer of STAN Group

  • Svetlana Chekletsova

    HR Director at System Operator of Unified Energy System, JSC

  • Dmitry Razumovsky

    Cisco Networking Academy Project Manager in Russia

  • Maria Yurgelas

    Deputy Director General of the Autonomous Non-Commercial Organization "National Agency for the Development of Qualifications"

  • Marina Pochinok

    Workforce Expert of the International Olympic Committee, Associate Professor of Higher School of Economics, business coach

  • Artyom Korolyov

    Director of the Nadyozhnaya Smena Charity Foundation

  • Marina Rakova

    Chief Executive Officer of the Foundation for New Forms of Education Development

  • Anna Grigorieva

    HR Manager of Stankotech, JSC

  • Svetlana Richkova

    HR Director of Russian Copper Company

  • Rosa Gabdullina

    Siemens Branch Manager in Ural Federal District

  • Andrey Bezrukov

    Head of the Committee for Regulating the Internal Market of the Association of Electronics Developers and Manufacturers (ARPE), Director for Strategic Marketing of the GS Group

  • Victoria Kazakova

    Deputy Minister of the Industry and Science of Sverdlovsk Region

  • Alexander Lugovtsov

    Deputy Head of the Academic Department of Engineering on the Basis of Sverdlovsk instrumental plant, OJSC; Professor

  • Darya Kryachkova

    HR-Director of Norilsk Nickel Mining and Metallurgical Company, JSC

  • Darya Kryachkova

    HR-Director of Norilsk Nickel Mining and Metallurgical Company, JSC

  • Valentina Chernykh

    Chief HR and Employer Brand Development Expert, SIBUR Holding, JSC

  • Alyona Masterova

    Head of HeadHunter Academy Project

  • Svetlana Kuzminykh

    HR Director of Chelyabinsk Pipe plant, JSC

  • Oleg Troshinkin

    Head of Trotec Representative Office in Russia

  • Nikolai Nasonov

    Laser Technology Skill Chief Expert of the Union "Worldskills Russia"

  • Dmitriy Glushko,

    Deputy Director General of the Young Professionals Union (Worldskills Russia)

  • Tatyana Kansafarova

    Executive Vice President of the Sverdlovsk Regional Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs

  • Hannelore Kress

    Senior Researcher at BiBB – Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (Bonn, Germany)

  • Mikhail Zhukov

    CBDO at HeadHunter Group

  • Evgeniy Zakhlebaev

    Head of the Solar Mobile Project at St. Petersburg Polytechnic University

  • Бэлла Амхадова

    Начальник отдела подбора персонала и кадрового мониторинга ПАО «ГМК «Норильский никель»

  • Ольга Глазырина

    HR бизнес-партнер, ПАО «Энел Россия»

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