*** Deputy Minister of Transport, Mr. Alexey Tsydenov said that operation of high-speed network “Moscow-Kazan” will allow creating about 30 million work spaces.
“During the construction of the high-speed network 80 thousand work spaces will be created, 45 thousand of which - in related industries. At the stage of operation, 30 thousand work spaces will remain, 15 thousand of which - in related industries,” - Mr. A. Tsydenov said on Thursday on the expert panel for high-speed network in Russia, which took place in the framework of INNOPROM-2015 International industrial Trade Fair in Ekaterinburg.
*** Passenger fare of high-speed network “Moscow - Beijing” at the site Ekaterinburg - Chelyabinsk can amount 3.25 roubles per 1 km, the Managing Director of the Federal Centre for Project Finance (FCPF) of Vnesheconombank, Mr. Ilya Ponomarev said.
According to Mr. Ponomarev, there are two variants of designing the high-speed network: through the city of Kamensk-Uralsky (Sverdlovsk region), or through the cities of Kasli, Ozersk and Snezhinsk (Chelyabinsk region). The Managing Director of FCPF noted that the second variant is yet more preferable, because “these cities have a high development potential and the high-speed network will allow its increasing.”
*** On Thursday, the Governor of the Sverdlovsk region Mr. EvgenyKuyvashev appealed to the head of the Ministry of Industry and Trade, Mr. Denis Manturov, asking to consider placing restrictions on the state monopoly on the purchase of imported equipment upon availability of Russian analogues, according to the Governor’s Department of Communications Policy.
The head of the region said about it during the Industry Coordinating Council held in the framework of INNOPROM-2015.
*** Russian-Czech business forum “Russian-Czech dialogue: prospects of cooperation in the field of industry” took place at INNOPROM-2015. The group discussed incentives for the localization of production, the prospects of increasing the mutual trade turnover between Russia and the Czech Republic, support mechanisms of the created Russian-the Czech centre for technical regulation,
*** The Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation expects that the first agreement with the use of special investment contracts mechanism will be signed this autumn, according to the Director of the Strategic Development Department of Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation Mr. VasilyOsmakov.
“We are now unfolding the entire legal framework for the implementation of this mechanism at full speed. And further we expect to enter such first agreement in autumn. Moreover, the companies signed an agreement of intent a month ago. We put a great deal of trust in this institution, we invite Czech companies to work with us,” Mr. V. Osmakov said on the Russian-Czech business forum that was held in the framework of the INNOPROM-2015 International Industrial Trade Fair on Thursday in Ekaterinburg.
*** Sverdlovsk industrialists successfully introduce intelligent production system based among others on the method of digitalization (digitizing). It was stated by the Minister of Industry and Science of the Sverdlovsk region, Mr. Andrey Misyura in the round table “Digitalization as one of the way of boosting competitiveness of Russian products”.
According to participants, the current INNOPROM is an indicator of the growth of the industrial potential of Russia as a whole. The President of TsSR Fund Moscow, Vladimir Knyaginin, noted that the discussion of issues of digitalization in the exhibition is a special stage for industrialists and experts. “Today sessions increasingly address issues of introduction digital technologies in different industries. This means that digitalization has penetrated into the minds of industrialists, and that is a certain growth. I am sure that at INNOPROM 2017 it will be possible to discuss the first results of active introduction of digital technologies in all industries,” Mr. Knyaginin said.
*** Russian Helicopters, JSC took part in the round table: “Digitalization as one of the way of boosting competitiveness of Russian products”, which took place in the framework of INNOPROM-2015 International Industrial Trade Fair , according to the Corporation.
“Today, our efforts are focused on the creation of a uniform information field for all enterprises, which will allow controlling production processes in real time operation,” Deputy Director General on production, Andrey Shibitov said, quoted by the press service.
PRESS CENTRE EVENTS
*** Russian Venture Company (RVC OJSC) and Venture Capital Professional Commission of Science and Technology Financial Promotion Association of China signed a cooperation agreement. The agreement was signed on Thursday in the framework of the Sixth INNOPROM-2015 International Industrial Trade Fair by Mr. Igor Agamirzian, Chief Executive Officer, RVC and Mrs. Xu Xiaoping, Chairman of the Venture Capital Professional Commission of Science and Technology Financial Promotion Association of China.
According to Mr. Agamirzian, Chief Executive Officer, RVC, this cooperation agreement will enable Russian companies to obtain a reliable infrastructure of entering the Chinese market, as well as to attract interested foreign partners to create technological alliances and to implement promising projects.
*** Small-sized businesses of the Sverdlovsk region will be able to get funding not only through regional development institutions, but also from Federal Structures, such as Skolkovo and Russian Venture Company. Vice-President of Skolkovo Foundation, Executive Director of the Nuclear Technology Cluster, Mr. Igor Karavaev, Director of the Department for Innovation Markets of RVC, Mrs. Gulnara Bikkulova and he Director of the Sverdlovsk Regional Entrepreneurship Fund, Mr. EvgenyKopelyan told about the possibilities of receiving support from the Federal Development Institutions at a press conference in the press centre of the INNOPROM-2015 International Industrial Trade Fair.
*** Titanium Valley SEZ and ANCOR Holding signed an agreement on providing human resources to the residents of the special economic zone within the framework of the INNOPROM-2015 International Industrial Trade Fair on July 9. The document was signed by the Chairman of ANCOR Holding Board of Directors, Mr. Pavel Ignatiev and the Director General of the Titanium Valley SEZ OJSC, Mr. ArtemiyKyzlasov.
The companies’ collaboration involves the development, implementation and coordination of programmes aimed at improving the quality of human resources and personnel management at the enterprises-residents of the Titanium Valley. It is also planned to implement a number of marketing activities that will be focused on brand development of the SEZ as an employer
*** Middle Ural Development Corporation, OJSC (KRSU) and Management Company “YAVA”, LLC signed an agreement on joint implementation of investment projects in the press centre of the sixth INNOPROM-2015 International Industrial Trade Fair. “We and KRSU signed an agreement on general cooperation; now we are working on a number of projects in the sphere of small and middle-sized business, they are primarily based on import substitution and creation of work places”, the Director General, Management Company “YAVA” LLC, Mr. GlebSoloviyov said after the signing ceremony. According to him, the agreement primarily concerns the implementation of projects in the construction industry.
*** Ural Federal University and Thomson Reuters signed a Memorandum on strategic partnership in the press centre of INNOPROM-2015 International Industrial Trade Fair. In the future, UrFU and Thomson Reuters plan to jointly develop a laboratory for scientometrics, which was established at the University a couple of months ago.
*** During the press conference in the press centre of INNOPROM-2015, the academic adviser of the Expedition, Professor of the Ural Federal University said that the Antarctic Meteorite Expedition of the Ural Federal University will start in December 2015. The Expedition will be participatedby six persons at the age from 27 to 56. They will work in extreme conditions for two weeks – projected search area of the meteoritic matter is Queen Maud Land situated 150 km away from the Russian Antarctic Station “Novolazarevskaya”.
***International Youth Scientific Forum ADVANCE takes place in Ekaterinburg on July 6-16 in the framework of INNOPROM-2015 International Industrial Trade Fair and Federal Project “Made in Russia”. The Forum will be attended by young people from 20 countries, including China, Belgium, India, Mexico, Iraq, Hungary, and Kyrgyzstan - in total more than 400 people. The project is implemented with for creating a platform for promoting innovative activities, demonstration of the advanced developments and technologies, and the development of innovative entrepreneurship among young people. On July 11 the finalists will present their projects at the stand of the Government of the Sverdlovsk region at INNOPROM-2015, the winners will receive a cash prize of 50 thousand roubles.
Contract Exchange Events of the Chamber of Commerce & Industry
*** Contact Exchange between Russian and German entrepreneurs, organised with the participation of Ural Chamber of Commerce and Industry, took place. The party of the Federal Republic of Germany on the exchange was represented by eleven companies, including representation of Thuringia lands, Lower Saxony, North Rhine-Westphalia. The meeting was attended by the leaders and representatives of more than 80 Ural small and middle-sized businesses.
According to the head of the Representation Office of the Federal Land Lower Saxony, Mrs. Anna Urumyan, the Contact Exchange was very intense, there are very interesting and promising proposals that will be continued in the very near future.
*** On July 9, at INNOPROM-2015, at a meeting of business councils of the Czech Republic and the Russian Federation, the Vice-President of the CCI of the Russian Federation Mr. Vladimir Strashko gave a report “Assessment of the prospects for real economic sectors of cooperation between Russia and the Czech Republic”. At the end of the discussion, the participants of the meeting summed up the results and approved the action plan of the business councils of the Czech Republic and the Russian Federation until the second half of 2016. The event was attended by over 100 Russian and 26 Czech companies.
*** The solemn ceremony of awarding the recipients of Governor’s prize in the sphere of information technologies (IT) by the end of 2014 took place on July 9 at the site of the Sverdlovsk region stand at the INNOPROM-2015 International Industrial Trade Fair. Eight works were submitted for competition. The Expert Council and the Commission for awarding Sverdlovsk Regional Governor’s prizes in IT sector have selected the best scientific works, which became the winners in three categories of competitive selection.
*** Sberbank of Russia and the Sverdlovsk Regional Entrepreneurship Fund signed an agreement on cooperation in the framework of the VI INNOPROM-2015 International Industrial Trade Fair according to the press centre of the Ural Bank of Sberbank of Russia. The document broadens the scope of warranty support that the Fund can provide to the enterprises of small and middle-sized business of the Sverdlovsk region upon receiving the credit in Sberbank.
*** Pharmstandard, JSC and Johnson & Johnson signed an agreement on the production of OneTouch Blood Glucose Monitoring System on the territory of the Russian Federation in the framework of INNOPROM-2015 on Thursday.
According to the press release of Johnson & Johnson, the domestic products Lifescan (part of the Johnson & Johnson group), a manufacturer of OneTouch blood glucose meters and test strips, will be produced at the facilities of “Pharmstandard-UfaVita”, JSC. The first domestic production Lifescan, allowing patients with diabetes to self-manage the disease, will appear in the third quarter of 2015.
*** Ural Bank of Sberbank of Russia intends to begin opening of the electronic services in their offices until the end of summer of the current year. A new pattern of services for legal entities and entrepreneurs - the centre of electronic services - was presented by the bank on Thursday in the framework of the VI INNOPROM-2015 International Industrial Trade Fair.
“The first of them (centres) will appear in Ekaterinburg. Our corporate clients can independently and remotely perform almost any operation in such centres - from the backup of the current account to the tax reporting; thus, the changes shown on INNOPROM-2015 are most closely approximate to the implementation in the real life,” the President of the Ural Bank of Sberbank of Russia Mr. Vladimir Cherkashin said.
INNOPROM-2015 International Industrial Trade Fair takes place in Ekaterinburg over 8th to 11th July, 2015, in one of the largest expo-complexes of Russia, IEC "Ekaterinburg-Expo". This year, for the first time in INNOPROM’s history, China has been selected as a partner country. More than 150 different events of various formats are held during INNOPROM-2015. In 2014, INNOPROM presented about 600 companies from 70 countries. Ekaterinburg welcomed more than 30 foreign delegations. This year, GC Formika has become the operator of the International Trade Fair for the sixth time.
The general information partner for INNOPROM-2015 is Interfax and the administrator of the press center of the fair.
For more information, please contact with the Press Secretary of the INNOPROM 2015 Svetlana Ilyuk by phone +7 963 970 89 36
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