Subscription and demo access


 
About Interfax
Press Releases
Products & Services
Contact us
Customer Login
 


Headlines
 

01/18 22:02   French national relics exhibition planned to be held in Moscow shows highest level of confidence between countries - Shvydkoi
 
01/18 21:46   Kyrgyzstan needs to profit from EAEU integration for population to see upside of this step - PM
 
01/18 21:21   Russian-Turkish operation in Aleppo to prompt Syrian opposition to participate in Astana meeting - expert
 
01/18 21:17   Mobile system to prevent terror attacks developed in Belarus
 
01/18 20:59   Kyiv refuses to swap five ex-Berkut special-forces officers for Ukrainians captured in Donbas
 
01/18 20:44   Russian, UN diplomats discuss Syria, upcoming Astana meeting
 
01/18 20:42   Russian-Turkish air operation in Syria becomes first-ever example of non-bloc cooperation - Klintsevich
 
01/18 20:24   Tajik army's chief of general staff killed in road accident - source (Part 2)
 
01/18 20:24   Putin, Merkel, Hollande discuss Minsk Agreements implementation, aren't satisfied with overall situation in Ukrainian crisis settlement
 
01/18 20:19   Tajik army's chief of general staff killed in road accident - source
 


 

Interfax.com  |  Interfax news  |  Econ Ministry supports budget financing for...


News headlines


March 25, 2014 13:47

Econ Ministry supports budget financing for capital construction of innovation clusters

KAZAN. March 25 (Interfax) - Russian federal budget financing is essential for developing innovation clusters in the regions, Deputy Economic Development Minister Oleg Fomichev said in Kazan on Tuesday at a meeting on development of the clusters.

The clusters are receiving support from an array of federal programs. "Russia has a large number of tools that have been activated in support of the innovation clusters: for financing research and development, creating innovative infrastructure, developing competencies. Development institutes are also providing support," Fomichev said.

This year, as in 2013, the federal budget will provide subsidies to the regions to co-finance cluster development programs. "The money that is required is not huge. We are talking about the same amount that was allocated last year for noncapital needs: 1.3 billion rubles," he said.

However, a ministry proposal to allocate 1.7 billion rubles for capital construction in addition to the 1.3 billion rubles was rejected, Fomichev said, adding that he thought the issue would have to be revisited in order to develop the clusters.

Overall the regions need 31.5 billion rubles for capital construction to develop the centers, including 13.96 billion rubles for facilities that already have design specifications and estimates. "Their request for federal budget financing totals 3 billion rubles, twice the amount that we proposed allocating for capital construction this year and next," he said.

A system of non-financial support for the clusters - organizational, technical and intellectual support - is also being created. Plans are to create a project office jointly with Russian Venture Company which would serve as the federal center of competencies for cluster development, he said. Monitoring and dissemination of best practices is also planned, as well as providing consultative assistance.

There are currently 25 innovative territorial clusters receiving federal support, of which 14 are in the first category. The other 11 will be able to achieve that status in the near future, he said.

Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich, who also spoke at the meeting, said Tatarstan has a wealth of experience forming structures that make it possible to unite the efforts of industrial enterprises, research organizations and small and medium enterprise.

The day before, Dvorkovich visited Khimgrad in Kazan, whose resident organizations have boosted revenue to 14 billion rubles a year since the cluster's creation six years ago. That know-how needs to be utilized and mechanisms need to be found that would give an impulse to development of the clusters in order to create more powerful structures. "There are opportunities to concentrate budget funds on priority areas within the framework of existing resources," Dvorkovich said.

Jh ak

(Our editorial staff can be reached at eng.editors@interfax.ru)

/Interfax/
 Subscription
You can access a demo version of, receive more information about or subscribe to Interfax publications by filling in and returning the form below. We also have dozens of reports in the Russian language, please indicate if you are interested.
Title:


Phone:


E-mail:


First name:


Company:


Country:
Last name:


Division:


City:
Products:
Central Asia & Caucasus Business Weekly
Central Asia General Newswire
Global Gas Analytics
Global Natural Gas Daily
Interfax Via Bloomberg Terminal
Kazakhstan General Newswire
Kazakhstan Mining Weekly
Kazakhstan Oil & Gas Weekly
Russia & CIS Announcements
Russia & CIS Banking and Finance Weekly
Russia & CIS Business and Financial Daily
Russia & CIS Business and Financial Newswire
Russia & CIS Business and Investment Weekly
Russia & CIS Business Law Weekly
Russia & CIS Business news
Russia & CIS Defense Industry Weekly
Russia & CIS Diplomatic Panorama
Russia & CIS Energy Daily
Russia & CIS Energy Newswire
Russia & CIS Events Calendar
Russia & CIS Food and Agriculture Weekly
Russia & CIS General Newswire
Russia & CIS Headline News
Russia & CIS Insurance Weekly
Russia & CIS IT and Telecom Weekly
Russia & CIS Metals and Mining Weekly
Russia & CIS Military Daily
Russia & CIS Military Newswire
Russia & CIS Military Weekly
Russia & CIS Oil and Gas Weekly
Russia & CIS Presidential Bulletin
Russia & CIS Statistics Weekly
Russia Health & Pharmaceuticals
Russia Market Roundup
Russia Press Review
Ukraine Business Daily
Ukraine Business Weekly
Ukraine General Newswire
Please enter the digits from picture in the box below:

January 18, 2017
 
22:02
French national relics exhibition planned to be held in Moscow shows highest level of confidence between countries - Shvydkoi
 
21:46
 
21:21
Russian-Turkish operation in Aleppo to prompt Syrian opposition to participate in Astana meeting - expert
 
21:17
Mobile system to prevent terror attacks developed in Belarus
 
20:59
Kyiv refuses to swap five ex-Berkut special-forces officers for Ukrainians captured in Donbas
 
20:44
Russian, UN diplomats discuss Syria, upcoming Astana meeting
 
20:42
Russian-Turkish air operation in Syria becomes first-ever example of non-bloc cooperation - Klintsevich
 
20:24
Tajik army's chief of general staff killed in road accident - source (Part 2)
 
20:24
Putin, Merkel, Hollande discuss Minsk Agreements implementation, aren't satisfied with overall situation in Ukrainian crisis settlement
 
20:19
Tajik army's chief of general staff killed in road accident - source
 
20:09
Ruble up against dollar, euro on demand for liquidity
 
20:07
Putin informs Merkel, Hollande on Syrian truce, Astana meeting
 
20:06
Poroshenko reminds EU Commissioners Dombrovskis, Mogherini about EU granting Ukraine visa-free regime
 
20:03
Russia could place all budgeted $3 bln in Eurobonds for 2017 in one go - Siluanov
 
 more headlines 



Interviews
 

.
Pakistani Minister of Planning, Development and Reform Ahsan Iqbal has given an interview to Interfax in the wake of his visit to Moscow in which he speaks about prospects of interaction between Russia and Pakistan in various spheres, prospects of Russias joining the China-Pakistan economic corridor project, the settlement in Afghanistan and prospects of Pakistans joining the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty.

more
.
.
Head of the delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Russia, Belarus and Moldova Magne Barth has explained the position of the ICRC on interaction with Russian military in Syria. Earlier the Russian Defense Ministry called the ICRC reaction regarding the death of two Russian medical workers in a strike on a Russian military hospital in Syrias Aleppo cynical.

more
.
.
President of the International Committee of the Red Cross Peter Maurer has given an interview to Interfax correspondent Alexander Korzun ahead of his visit to Russia on November 23-25, in which he speaks about topics he would discuss with Russian officials, his assessment of ICRC interaction with Russia, and problems that the organization faces in Syria and Ukraine.

more

 
  
 ©   1991—2017   Interfax Information Service. All rights reserved.
contact information   |   Interfax offices   |   made by web.finmarket

News and other data on this site are provided for information purposes only, and are not intended for republication or redistribution. Republication or redistribution of Interfax content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Interfax.

Browse other Interfax sites:  Interfax.ru   |   IFX.RU   |   Interfax Group   Rambler's Top100