Development of the Nanocenter in Sverdlovsk Region received a jump-start during the first day of the International Exhibition and Forum of Industry and Innovations “INNOPROM 2012.”
It was announced during the meeting of the Coordination Commission for Development of Nano Industry in Sverdlovsk Region. Its participants were representatives of the region’s governmental authorities, largest enterprises, scientists, and representatives of Rusnano.
Scientific Industrial Corporation "UralVagonZavod" confirmed its future participation in this project and intention to become the project’s investor.
The Ministry of Industry and Science of Sverdlovsk Region will arrange governmental support for this project in amending the regional target program “ Development of Infrastructure for Nano Industry and Innovations in Sverdlovsk Region in 2011-2015.”
As Rusnano’s senior investment manager Alexey Dolbunov noted, “Today, Sverdlovsk Region is a powerful region, with the potential in this area that has not been tapped into to full extent.” It is important that the right path has been chosen, which is cooperation with major regional enterprises in the filed of nano technologies.”
Reference: According to the Ministry of Industry and Science of Sverdlovsk Region, at least 8 types of production with application of nano technologies will be set up by the end of 2013. Their total production volume will be 2 billion roubles. By the end of 2013, new jobs in the field of nano technologies will be created and at least 15 new R&D products will be developed. By the end of 2013, at least 30 small and medium-size innovative and nano technological enterprises will be created.