A new special economic zone, Innopolis, is to be created in the Republic of Tatarstan, Russia. It will be part of the Innopolis Innovation City. The first stage of construction of the City is to be completed in 2015. Companies specializing in the various fields of innovation and especially in the field of information and communication technologies can become its residents.
Detailed information on SEZ Innopolis is available at its official web-site http://innopolis.ru/en/.
The Investment Portal of Russian Regions has launched at www.investinregions.ru. It has been set up to inform Russian and foreign entrepreneurs about investment opportunities in Russia’s regions and support them in choosing where to start or to expand their business. The web-site features comprehensive information on conditions for doing business in Russia and its regions, investor support policies and programmes, investor infrastructure, description of investment platforms and industry development surveys.
The Embassy of the Russian Federation in The Hague took notice of a decision taken by the Government of the Netherlands to "temporarily postpone" a visit of the Dutch economic mission headed by the Minister of Economics of the Netherlands Mr.H.Kamp to the Russian Federation scheduled for May next.
Leaving aside the underlying reasons for such decision the Embassy would like to draw attention to the fact that the above visit at a new date requires consent of the receiving side.
The Hague, April 9, 2014
On 23–24 April 2014 the International Clustering & Technology Matchmaking Conference will be held in Russian Kazan, Republic of Tatarstan.
The event will bring together representatives of European clusters of the Association of Innovative Regions of Russia (AIRR) specialised in the manufacturing of products with a high added value using cutting-edge technologies developed in the oil and gas industry; bioscience and biomedicine, as well as representatives of scientific and technological parks, SMEs and engineering centres.
It is envisaged that among the Russian participants there will be representatives of 13 AIRR regions (including republics of Bashkortostan, Mordovia and Tatarstan, Altai, Krasnoyarsk and Perm regions, regions of Samara and Tomsk), senior management of 25 pilot territorial clusters and regional innovative infrastructure facilities, representatives of universities and the Ministry of Economic Development, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Industry and Trade.
The Conference is organized by the AIRR in cooperation with The Technopolicy Network (a Dutch network of innovative regions) with the support of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation.
For more information please refer to the AIRR website.