23 August 2011, Tuesday, 13:57

Bashkortostan is one of the leaders of Russian nanoindustry

author: Galina Bakhshieva

For the last four years the Russian nanoindustry at last reached stable orbit. For today the state corporation “ROSNANO” approved 126 investment projects in total complexity and the overall amount of financing for these projects made up almost 470 billion rubles. The production sites are launched in 30 Russian regions – from Saint-Petersburg to Novosibirsk. Till the end of the year other 13 similar enterprises will be opened. The forecasted volume of nano-earnings has to reach 20 billion rubles by the end of the year.

“Bashkortostan is one of the leaders of nanoindustry in Russia. “ROSNANO” comes out as the co-investor of two projects in the Republic. Six applications for investments, coming from Bashkortostan, are found on different stages of consideration. Such activity of local business gives confidence that the next congress of nanotechnologies won’t become an ordinary event but the efficient site for dialogue of the professionals in sphere of science and business, exchanging ideas and making new promising innovational projects” – the director of “ROSNANO” scientific expertise dept Sergey Kaluzny said, taking the floor at the Congress of nanotechnologies in Ufa.