March 16, 2011 Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin signed a decree № 415-p.
The decree stated support for the preparation and conduct of the Ural international exhibition and forum of industry and innovations "INNOPROM", as well as on creation and credentials of the organizing committee of the event.
The Organizing Committee in preparation for the event is headed by The Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation Igor Sechin. His deputy will be the governor of Sverdlovsk region, Alexander Misharin.
Exhibition and Forum "INNOPROM-2011" will gather in Ekaterinburg the most active and enterprising people from Russia and other countries. At the exhibition will present cutting-edge technologies, innovative projects and industrial development.
The exhibition, organized at the initiative of the Government of Sverdlovsk region, will become a unique communication platform that combines supply and demand for innovation. One of the goals of the exhibition - the introduction of modern industrial technologies in the system of government and corporate procurement, capacity building of the Russian industry as a buyer of new technologies to improve the quality and efficiency of interaction of high-tech goods and services market and the modernization of the economy as a whole.