On 16 April 2014 Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov signed a decree on the National Industrial Award ‘INDUSTRIA’, which in 2014 for the first time and since then annually will be presented at INNOPROM.
The INDUSTRIA Award is aimed at stimulating the development and promotion of the leading industrial production technologies.
Criteria for selecting challengers include innovative technology, its impact on the development of other branches of industry, environmental friendliness and a proven economic effect. May participate companies that are residents of the Russian Federation and whose project meets the criteria described above and has been implemented in the Russian Federation.
Challengers will be selected in two stages: First, 5 nominees will be selected, and then among them one winner will be chosen. The Expert Committee will in charge of the selection process. The committee will be headed by the Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov, its members will be Russian and International experts in the area of international innovations, institutes of development, representatives of business media.
The Award will be handed to the laureate by the Denis Manturov, Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation at the solemn ceremony on the first day of INNOPROM, 9 July 2014.