Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors

Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button

android tablet pc

Home > Press > Anatoly Chubais conducts the first session of the Innovation Policy Committee of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs

The Innovation Policy Committee, established by the Bureau of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP) on 18 March 2009, held its first session today. The Committee is comprised of executives from the largest companies and financial institutions in Russia (see complete list below). Anatoly Chubais, RUSNANO CEO, has been appointed head of the Committee.

Anatoly Chubais conducts the first session of the Innovation Policy Committee of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs

Russia | Posted on July 1st, 2009

The primary focus of the Committee is to establish a uniform position for representatives of the business community—members of the RSPP—with respect to innovation policy in Russia.

Session participants approved the Committee's Policy, which outlines the key functions of the Committee, i.e. to create a suitable environment for business activity in the area of innovation, and to facilitate the incorporation of state-of-the-art innovative solutions, standards, and technology into the business operations of members of the RSPP.

For the remainder of 2009, the Committee will concentrate on the development of proposals for legislation improvement that would encourage and facilitate innovative solutions. Specifically, improvements are desired with respect to science and education, stimulating the demand for innovative products, and updating the technical regulation.

Committee members will also discuss how businesses can participate in the scientific and technological forecasting at the national and global level. This activity implies developing technology and product road maps, and defining the priority directions for R&D financing.

The suggestions on these topics will be prepared by the expert group comprised of specialists from the companies and organizations—members of the Committee.

The Innovation Policy Committee is comprised of representatives from the following companies and financial institutions:

* Alfa Group Consortium
* ESN group
* Evraz Group
* IBS Group of Companies
* Novolipetsk Steel
* ONEXIM Group
* Renaissance Capital
* Renova Group
* Russian Railways
* Severstal
* Sistema
* Troika Dialog Group
* VTB Bank


The Russian Corporation of Nanotechnologies (RUSNANO) was established in 2007 by the Federal law ¹ 139-FZ to enable Government policy in the field of Nanotechnology.

To accomplish this task, RUSNANO co-invests in nanotechnology industry projects that have high commercial potential or social benefit. Early-stage investment by RUSNANO lowers the risk of its investment partners from the private sector.

RUSNANO participates in building nanotechnology infrastructure, which includes the nanotechnology centers of excellence, business incubators and early stage investment funds. RUSNANO provides scientific and educational programs that are required for its investment projects to succeed, and also supports the popularization of nanoscience and nanotechnology. RUSNANO selects promising spheres for investment based on longer-term foresight created by the leading Russian and world experts.

To assist the Russian nanotechnology industry advance to the global market and strengthening of its international links RUSNANO develops partnerships with the leading nanotechnology centers in the world and organizes the annual Nanotechnology International Forum in Russia.

For more information, please click here

Nametkina Street, 12A, Moscow, Russia 117420
Phone: +7 495 542 4444
Fax: +7 495 542 4434

Copyright © RUSNANO

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

News and information

Sopping up proteins with thermosponges: Researchers develop novel nanoparticle platform that proves effective in delivering protein-based drugs October 22nd, 2014

Brookhaven Lab Launches Computational Science Initiative:Leveraging computational science expertise and investments across the Laboratory to tackle "big data" challenges October 22nd, 2014

Bipolar Disorder Discovery at the Nano Level: Tiny structures found in brain synapses help scientists better understand disorder October 22nd, 2014

NIST offers electronics industry 2 ways to snoop on self-organizing molecules October 22nd, 2014


NanoTechnology for Defense (NT4D) October 22nd, 2014

Mechanism behind nature's sparkles revealed October 22nd, 2014

TARA Biosystems and Harris & Harris Group Form Company to Improve Safety and Efficacy of New Therapies October 22nd, 2014

Researchers patent a nanofluid that improves heat conductivity October 22nd, 2014

Appointments/Promotions/New hires/Resignations/Deaths

First Canada Excellence Research Chair gets $10 million from the federal government for oilsands research at the University of Calgary: Federal government announces prestigious research chair to study improving oil production efficiency October 19th, 2014

VDMA photonics steering committee with new members stronger than ever October 14th, 2014

Agar Scientific appoints Paul Balaş as new Technical Sales Manager October 3rd, 2014

PEN Inc. Chairman Scott Rickert Announces Company Vision, Product Priorities and Management Team: Webcast Highlights the Launch of PEN October 3rd, 2014

The latest news from around the world, FREE

  Premium Products
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More

Nanotechnology Now Featured Books


The Hunger Project

© Copyright 1999-2014 7th Wave, Inc. All Rights Reserved PRIVACY POLICY :: CONTACT US :: STATS :: SITE MAP :: ADVERTISE