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 June 16, Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov together with Tatarstan Minister of Sport Vladimir Leonov, Deputy Prime Minister of the republic Leila Fazleeva and CEO of Directorate for Sports and Social Projects Azat Kadyrov visited Kazan Family Centre, which became the main venue for watching the Red Bull Air Race, the next stage of the world championship in the air race, held over the water area of Kazanka river on June 15-16.
On June 11, speaking at a meeting in the Government House of the republic, Head of Tatarstan Investment Development Agency Taliya Minullina said that Tatarstan signed 31 agreements at the total amount of 75 billion roubles at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.
On June 11, speaking at a briefing at the Government House of the republic, Minister of Industry and Trade of the republic Albert Karimov told reporters that a representative office of Tatarstan is to open in Leipzig (Germany) until autumn.
On June 11, speaking at a meeting in the Government House of the republic, Deputy Minister of Economy Indira Kireeva said that Tatarstan Government will strive for the first place in the National Rating of the Investment Climate among Russian regions.