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 February 12, at their meeting at the Government House of the republic, Tatarstan Prime Minister Aleksey Pesoshin and First Deputy Head of the Office of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic Almaz Kenebaev discussed issues of cooperation and interaction in a number of areas.
On February 11, at the Korston Entertainment Complex, speaking at a summing up meeting of the Ministry of Transport and Roads of the republic, Tatarstan Prime Minister Aleksey Pesoshin said that Tatarstan is the most important part of the production infrastructure of the republic and provides daily activities of people, contributes to the accomplishment of social and economic goals of the republic, provides conditions for maintaining economic growth rates, improving the level and quality of life of people.
On February 8, speaking at a joint meeting of the Council of Zelenodolsk municipal region and the Council of the town of Zelenodolsk, Tatarstan Prime Minister Aleksey Pesoshin said that Zelenodolsk occupies a special place in the life of Tatarstan and has significant potential for its further development.