05 April 2012, Thursday, 21:08
author: news agency "Bashinform"
On April 5 the President of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov has taken the floor at the meeting of the Council of the Association of Russian innovational regions in Moscow, held under the chairmanship of the chairman of State Duma Sergey Naryshkin, the public affairs service of the President RB reported.
In particular, the initiative of Rustem Khamitov concerning inclusion of Bashkortostan in the staff of the Association of innovational Russian regions was under consideration there. This proposal was approved.
Rustem Khamitov has mentioned, speaking at the meeting, that Bashkortostan is considered economically developed powerful region.
“Our Republic has well-developed industry and science” – he stated – “For the last year we’ve achieved a good progress in formation of necessary legislative base. We’ve passed the law about innovational activity and the normative acts, directed at growth of innovational activity at our enterprises. We approved the long-term program with funding at 500 million rubles and meant till 2015. This money is already spent for support of innovational clusters and for subsidizing of interest rates”.
According to M-r Khamitov aviation and transport systems, nanoindustry, IT, rational nature management, power engineering and energy saving are chosen the prior directions in sphere of innovational development in the Republic. The Center of cluster development was established in 2011.
For the reference: the interregional association of innovational Russian regions was established in May 2010 and its key goal is assistance to efficient innovational development of its participants. Stimulation of exchange of experience in innovational sphere, organization and promotion of joint economics, scientific-technical and educational projects and search for investors are considered the main tasks of the Association. Its staff includes Irkutsk, Kaluga, Tomsk, Novosibirsk regions, republics of Tatarstan and Mordvinia, Krasnoyarsk and Perm regions, JSC “ROSNANO”, JSC “PBK”, Russian Academy of national economy and public service under the President of Russia.