02 December 2009, Wednesday, 11:20

Delegation RB learns experience of Germany on realization of cluster policy

author: Elvira Latypova

German specialists take part in elaboration of the strategy on restructuring of Bashkortostan’s industrial policy and the work over the project of the corresponding concept and over the plan of actions on fulfillment of this project runs within the frames of cooperation between Government RB and German Ministry of economics and technologies.

In accordance with the concept favorable conditions for rapid development of the Republican industrial complex and for the rise of its competitive ability should be created. The corresponding cluster structures, industrial parks and investment sites will be opened and, conformably, the contribution of industrial enterprises to the gross regional product should increase.

Within the frames of the project the delegation of Bashkortostan left for Germany. The goal of the trip is acquaintance with the European experience on realization of the cluster policy, attendance of leading German enterprises and scientific and research institutions, which are regarded as the base for investment sites and industrial parks.

The staff of the delegation RB consists of the representatives of Government RB, Ministry of industry and external economic relations RB, the Institute of social-economic investigations RB, “BASHTECHINFORM”, federal state unitary enterprise “Hydraulics” and others.

Ministry of industry and external economic relations RB reports Bashkir specialists will visit Berlin, Mecklenburg, Saxony and Thuringia. In particular, they intend to visit the German Federal Ministry of economics and technologies, the first German technological center “BIG/TIP Techno-park”, the Institute of production technique (the machine-building cluster), BIOCONVALLEY – the health protection and tourism cluster, the Center of technologies in Varnemunde, the Institute of woodworking technologies etc.