Gazprom and RUSNANO Will Work Together More Closely in the Area of Certification
Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Management Committee of Gazprom PJSC, and Anatoly Chubais, Chairman of the Executive Board of RUSNANO Management Company LLC, met to discuss questions relating to how Gazprom could benefit from the use of nanotechnology products.
The meeting was attended by members of the companies’ boards, the heads of the relevant departments and organizations of Gazprom, RUSNANO and the Fund for Infrastructure and Educational Programs, and representatives of Russian companies in the nanotechnology industry.
Gazprom and RUSNANO are continuing to implement the Program to Stimulate Demand for Innovative Production Technologies, including Nanotechnologies, in the Gas Sector. As part of this work, proposals from organizations in the nanotechnology sector and other related businesses are being evaluated, and production trials are being organized.
A lot of attention is also being paid to the question of ensuring high production quality. Accordingly, the participants decided to prepare an agreement on the harmonization of the INTERGAZCERT voluntary certification system created by Gazprom PJSC and NANOCERTIFICA
RUSNANO Joint-Stock Company was founded in March 2011 through reorganization of state corporation Russian Corporation of Nanotechnologies. JSC RUSNANO contributes to implementation of the state policy on the development of the nanotechnology industry by investing directly and through investment funds of nanotechnology in financially effective high-technology projects providing the development of new production facilities in the Russian Federation. Its primary investment focus is in electronics, optoelectronics and telecommunications, healthcare and biotechnology, metallurgy and metalwork, energy, mechanical engineering and instrument making, construction and industrial materials, chemicals and petrochemicals. 100 percent of RUSNANO’s shares are state owned. Thanks to RUSNANO’s investments, there are currently 95 factories and R&D Centers opened in 37 regions in Russia.
Management of assets of RUSNANO JSC is carried out by Limited Liability Company established in December 2013, RUSNANO Management Company. Anatoly Chubais is the Chairman of its Executive Board.
Work to establish nanotechnology infrastructure and carry out educational programs is fulfilled by RUSNANO’s Fund for Infrastructure and Educational Programs, which was also established during the reorganization of the Russian Corporation of Nanotechnologies.