What’s new #27

SIBUR and Skolkovo Foundation launch PolyLab Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has opened the first Russian research center for the development and testing of polymer products – SIBUR PolyLab. According to the company, the volume of investments in the establishment of the center amounted to 2.2 billion rubles. Simultaneously with the opening of the center, memorandums of…

Money? Great, but we need PPPs!

Money? Great, but we need PPPs! Moscow has placed first in the rating of Russian regions in terms of public-private partnerships (PPPs) for the fourth time. This rating is put together jointly by the Russian Ministry of Economic Development and the National PPP Center every year.   The area across from the Sberbank office on…

BUSINESS AWARD FOR THE YOUNG AND AMBITIOUS

BUSINESS AWARD FOR THE YOUNG AND AMBITIOUS Student entrepreneurship? This is no joke! In May, the finalists for the Russian award for high school and university student entrepreneurship were announced. Famous Russian entrepreneurs and journalists selected the best projects across nine nomination categories. The award will be presented annually to talented and successful young entrepreneurs,…

Let’s make heroes out of entrepreneurs

Let’s make heroes out of entrepreneurs This year, the Russia House – the Roscongress Foundation’s project – once again served in Davos, Switzerland, as a vivid and interesting venue and a traditional meeting place for representatives of the international business community and official circles . The official Russian residence received this year over 1,500 guests from 70 countries during…

Transport development and support for senior citizens are shared objectives for Moscow and Tokyo

Transport development and support for senior citizens are shared objectives for Moscow and Tokyo The Russian-Japanese Council of Governors took place at the Petrovsky Travellers Palace in Moscow on May 13-14. Participants discussed the development of economic and cultural relations between the two countries.   The meeting was attended by Speaker of the Federation Council…