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The meeting of administration of the Russian Corporation of Nanotechnologies (RUSNANO) with the official authorities of Egypt took place for the first time. The atmosphere of a meeting was warm and friendly.

RUSNANO Director General Anatoly Chubais met with Egyptian Prime Minister Ahmed Nazif

MOSCOW, Russia | Posted on November 15th, 2008

The meeting took place as part of an official four-day visit to Russia of an Egyptian delegation headed by Prime Minister Ahmed Nazif. The delegation also included the Egyptian ministers of tourism, oil, industry and trade, and transport, as well as a group of major industrialists.

During talks Anatoly Chubais introduced Egyptian partners to the Corporation's activities, and described the incentives offered by RUSNANO to private investors, both Russian and foreign.

In turn, Ahmed Nazif revealed the Egypt's progress in the sphere of nanotechnologies, particularly in such regions as water purification and medicine. Egypt conducts an policy of active collaboration with all the advanced countries in the field of nanotechnologies. During the talks the Prime Minister paid special attention to possible collaboration with Russia.

At the conclusion of the meeting, Anatoly Chubais invited Egyptian colleagues to the Nanotechnology International Forum which is to take place in Moscow from December 3rd to 5th. The Prime Minister of Egypt accepted the invitation with pleasure, after expressing confidence that participation of Egypt in the Russian event will form a good basis for collaboration between the two countries. Ahmed Nazif also invited the representatives of RUSNANO to pay a reciprocal visit to Egypt in order to determine specific directions for a joint operation there.

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About Russian Corporation of Nanotechnologies
Russian Corporation of Nanotechnologies (RUSNANO) was established in 2007 by the Federal law № 139-FZ to enable Government policy in the field of Nanotechnology.

To accomplish this task, the Corporation co-invests in nanoindustry projects with high commercial potential or social benefit. Early stage investment from the Corporation lowers the risk of its investment partners from the private sector.

The Corporation participates in building nanotechnology infrastructure, which includes the nanotechnology centers of excellence, business incubators and early stage investment funds. The Corporation provides scientific and educational programs that are required for its investment projects to succeed, and also supports the popularization of nanoscience and nanotechnology. The Corporation selects projects for investment on the basis of longer-term foresights/predictions created by the leading Russian and world experts.
To assist the Russian nanoindustry advance to the global market and strengthening of its international links the Corporation develops partnerships with the leading nanotechnology centers in the world and organizes the annual Nanotechnology International Forum in Russia.

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