Two RUSNANO Projects Won “Composites Without Borders. AWARDS”
Vestas Manufacturing RUS, a RUSNANO Group’s portfolio company, and Galen, established with the participation of RUSNANO, won of the competition “Composites Without Borders. AWARDS”. The competition is held under the auspices of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation within the framework of the “Composites Without Borders” forum.
Vestas Manufacturing RUS became the winner in the “Serial Composite Products” category. The company presented a technology for the production of wind turbine blades at the competition. This type of blades is installed on wind generators with a capacity up to 4.2 MW. The company’s products are used both in Russia and abroad. Manufacturing technology is vacuum infusion method.
Galen was victorious in the “Leader in the export of composites” category. The company presented an innovative solution in creating an effective technology for the manufacturing of composite reinforcement as a mass-manufactured product that meets the standards of Russia, North America and the Middle East.
The jury of the competition includes: Mr. Mikhail Pogosian, Rector of Moscow Aviation Institute; Mr. Aleksandr Tyunin, General Director, UMATEX, Rosatom State Corporation; Mr. Andrei Silkin, General Director, Obninsk Research and Production Enterprise Technologiya named after A.G. Romashin; Mr. Pavel Servatinskiy, Head, Metallurgy and Materials Department, Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation; Mr. Aleksandr Mazhuga, Rector of D. Mendeleev University of Chemical Technology of Russia.
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 115 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.