24 April 2007


At the 5th Fair of Business Angels and Innovators “Russian Innovations - Russian Capital”, which was held in Perm on April 25-26, the results of the competition of projects were summed up.

The competition of innovative projects, which were presented at the fair more than 150, was held in nine categories. In each were awarded the first, second and third places. Diplomas and valuable prizes were presented to the winners by Deputy Representative of the President of the Russian Federation in the Volga Federal District Georgy Matyushkin and Chairman of the Government of the Perm Territory Nikolay Bukhvalov.

The project of LLC STP “High-purity and nanosized oxides and the technology of their production” took the 3rd place in the section “Chemistry, petrochemistry and new materials”. In addition, our company was awarded a valuable prize - a photocopier.

Congratulations to the SPE "Start" and wish you further success!

In the section "Chemistry, petrochemistry and new materials" 21 projects were presented. The commercial potential of innovative projects was evaluated by experts during an oral presentation in the following sections: Scientific and technical quality assurance, scientific novelty of development, Commercial potential and feasibility of an innovation project, Quality of development of an investment project, Team: qualification and competence of the team implementing the project, Quality of presentation. V Fair “Russian Innovations - Russian Capital” is the most representative and largest of business fairs of angels and innovators of the Volga Federal District. This was announced by the head of the regional organizing committee of the Fair, Deputy Prime Minister of the Perm Territory Mikhail Antonov.

The fair has been held annually since 2003 with the support of the office of the plenipotentiary representative of the President of the Russian Federation in the Volga Federal District. During these four years, the Fair has become recognized not only in Russia, but also abroad. Today it is a permanent platform for combining investment demand with proposals in the innovation sector of the economy, a place of direct business contacts between innovators and business angels — informal investors of innovative projects. Alexander Konovalov, plenipotentiary representative of the President of the Russian Federation in the Volga Federal District, Governor of Perm region Oleg Chirkunov. The Chairman of the Government of the Perm Territory Nikolay Bukhvalov noted that the fair of business angels and innovators is a very significant and important event for the Perm Territory and the Volga Federal District.

Representatives of enterprises from Perm, Nizhny Novgorod, Sarov, Saratov, Cheboksary, Kazan and other cities took part in the fair held in Perm.

In addition, a variety of investment technologies and the initial development of innovative projects were discussed at the Fair, including the technology of business angels, venture funds and technology parks. Within the framework of the Fair, the following events were held: a strategic conference “Innovative needs of industry - domestic innovations”.

Albina Nikkonen, Executive Director of the Russian Association of Direct and Venture Capital, made a review of the direct and venture investment market in Russia. strategic conference "Tools for the development of an innovative economy" and a round table on the scientific and technological foresight (foresight). meeting of the discussion club "Youth in innovative business."