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Posted: December 2, 2009
RUSNANO top management participates in the UK-Russia Venture Forum at the London Stock Exchange
(Nanowerk News) RUSNANO enables the commercialization of nanotechnology innovations by investing in high-tech projects, developing infrastructure, and supporting education for professionals in the industry. The Supervisory Council of the corporation has approved financing of 42 projects with total funding of 110.6 bln rubles of which RUSNANO will finance 55.1 bln rubles.
The UK-Russia Venture Forum is organized by the UK Department for Business Innovation & Skills (Science and Innovation Network) and the London Stock Exchange plc in cooperation with the British Venture Capital Association (BVCA), RUSNANO, Russian Venture Company (RVC), Russian Venture Capital Association (RVCA) and MICEX.
The Forum opens with plenary speech of Anatoly Chubais. The two days discussions will include new investment projects, practices in venture funding and companiesí experience of working on the emerging Russian high-technology market.
From 2 to 4 November RUSNANO CEO Anatoly Chubais, Deputy CEO Alexander Losyukov, CFO Oleg Kiselev, Project Office Director Mikhail Chuchkevich, and Managing Directors Dionis Gordin, Konstantin Demetriou, and Georgy Kolpachev will also have business meetings with the UK government officials, top management of the leading pharmaceutical and oil companies. They will also meet with a number of small innovative firms that may become RUSNANO applicants. RUSNANO delegation will participate in the seminar at London Business School and study the UK technology transfer experience at Imperial Innovations, an investment company created at the Imperial College.