Output of nanotechnological products in Tatarstan made up 25 bln roubles for nine months of 2012
26 November 2012, Monday
The output of nanotechnological products in Tatarstan made up 25 bln roubles for nine months of 2012, of which 26 % is the share of small and medium-size enterprises. Such information was presented by the Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov at a meeting dedicated to cooperation of the Republic of Tatarstan, OAO “ROSNANO” and Fund of infrastructural and educational programs.
Board Chairman of OAO “ROSNANO” Anatoly Chubais participated in the meeting.
Officials of OAO “ROSNANO” and Anatoly Chubais arrived in Kazan to participate in IV International Kazan innovative nanotechnology forum «NANOTECH2012» (November 27-29).
Rustam Minnikhanov noted that due to cooperation with OAO “ROSNANO” the efficient potential of nanotechnological industry was built up in republic. He informed that 100 organisations and enterprises participated in production of nanotechnological products in Tatarstan.
For nine months of 2012 the output of nanotechnological products in Tatarstan made up 25 bln roubles.
The Tatarstan President informed that involvement of chemical and petrochemical industries in production of nanotechnological products was important for Tatarstan. Rustam Minnikhanov supposes that, the priority task in this respect is training of skilled personnel.
He also mentioned that 408 people entered the republican universities to get education in the field of nanotechnologies and nanoindustry.
Board Chairman of OAO “ROSNANO” Anatoly Chubais said that the Republic of Tatarstan was one of the leading regions in terms of nanotechnological development and use of best practices of nanoindustry and innovations.
As for nanoprojects in chemical and petrochemical sectors, a special group of specialists should be set up for such far-reaching and important sphere.
Anatoly Chubais positively estimated the Decree of the RT Cabinet (№ 587 dated as of 09.07.2012) “On measures for stimulating the demand for innovative and nanotechnological produce in the Republic of Tatarstan.”
Tatarstan’s Minister of economy Midkhat Shagiakhmetov made a brief report on development of nanoindustry in republic.
On April 16, at the Government House of the republic, Tatarstan Prime Minister Aleksey Pesoshin together with Regional First Deputy Minister of Construction, Architecture and Housing Utilities Aleksey Frolov, Head of Zelenodolsk municipal region Aleksandr Tygin had a meeting with participants of regional targeted programme on the resettlement of citizens from dilapidated houses in Zelenodolsk.
On April 15, at the Government House of the republic, Tatarstan Prime Minister Aleksey Pesoshin held a meeting of the organizing committee for the preparation and holding of the International Economic Summit "Russia - Islamic World: KazanSummit - 2019" to be held at the Kazan Expo international exhibition center on April 24-26.
On April 13, speaking at a regional video-conference held by Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov with participation of Prime Minister of the republic Aleksey Pesoshin and all regions of the republic, Minister of Construction, Architecture, Housing and Utilities of the republic Irek Faizullin said that 936 multi-apartment houses with the total area of 5.6 million square metres in 42 municipal regions of the republic will be overhauled in Tatarstan in 2019.
On April 12, in Nizhnekamsk, First Deputy Prime Minister of Tatarstan Rustam Nigmatullin, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Nizhnekamskneftekhim Petrochemical Company Ruslan Shigabutdinov, Director General of the same company Azat Bukmurzin and Head of Nizhnekamsk municipal region Aidar Metshin took part in the ceremony of commissioning of the benzene extraction facility at the Etilen plant of the Nizhnekamskneftekhim.