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Posted: March 16, 2010

UK opportunities to meet with Russian Nanotechnology Corporation

(Nanowerk News) RUSNANO is currently undertaking a road mapping exercise to guide their investment programme of $8.55 billion. Collaboration with foreign countries is key to RUSNANO's strategy and they are very keen to engage with the UK hi–tech sector. In addition, RUSNANO does not have research facilities but will fund applied research with foreign partners, often as part of public private partnership funding – another key area of commercial opportunity for UK firms and institutions.
The Supervisory Council of RUSNANO has already approved seven investment projects from foreign applicants with total funding of $830m of which RUSNANO will invest $412m. This is more that 10% of all RUSNANO investment projects.
Two seminars have been arranged to facilitate UK engagement with Rusnano:
London, The Royal Society, Thursday 25th March
This seminar is aimed predominantly at the UKs leading manufacturers & other business organisations who have an interest in partnering opportunities within Russia. We are keen to engage senior staff at this event i.e. Industry Policy Makers, Chief Technology Officers and Research Directors. There will be presentation opportunities for companies attending, as well as networking time throughout the day.
Cambridge, Møller Centre, Friday 26th March
This seminar is aimed at research institutions, start-up and spin out companies. There is the opportunity for companies attending to bid for a presentation slot, as well as ample 1:1 partnering opportunities throughout the day.
Both days will aim to continue and deepen UK engagement with RUSNANO, showcase UK excellence in research and development and innovation, and explain RUSNANO's business models. The days are structured to allow unique Business-to-Business access to RUSNANO's senior leadership, and, in particular, their influential CEO - Anatoly Chubais.
Interested?
If you are interested in attending the events, please click below to email Craig Jones at craig.a.jones@ukti.gsi.gov.uk detailing which day(s) you would like to attend. You will then be sent further details regarding the event and a full registration form.
Source: RUSNANO
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