RUSNANO Signs a Technological Partnership Agreement with Rosatom State Corporation
During the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum RUSNANO and Rosatom State Corporation signed an agreement on cooperation in the development of high technology projects in the fields of composite materials, energy storage systems, accessible radiotherapy, and the production of isotope medical products, water purifying and treatment, waste recycling, and other projects in fields relevant to the parties’ strategic interests.
The document was signed by Sergey Kulikov, Chairman of the Executive Board of RUSNANO Management Company, and Alexey Likhachev, the Director General of Rosatom.
The parties agreed to work together on matters related to the commercialization of promising developments of Rosatom enterprises, RUSNANO project companies and other market participants, in order to draw up a unified state policy for the fields of science, technology and innovation, and for Russia’s social and economic development.
The RUSNANO Group includes the RUSNANO Joint Stock Company, the RUSNANO Management Company and the Fund for Infrastructure and Educational Programs. Thanks to RUSNANO’s investments, there are currently 138 factories and R&D Centers opened in 37 regions in Russia.
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Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation is a multi-profile holding company combining assets in the energy, mechanical engineering and construction sectors. Its strategy focuses on the development of sources of low-carbon energy, including wind energy. Rosatom State Corporation is a national leader in the generation of electricity (accounting for more than 20% of all electricity output) and the world’s leading constructor of nuclear power plants, with 35 power units in 12 countries at various stages of development. Rosatom is the only company in the world with expertise in all the technological stages of the nuclear fuel cycle, from the extraction of raw uranium to the final stage in the life cycle of nuclear facilities. It is also engaged in the manufacture of innovative nuclear and non-nuclear products, scientific research, the development of the Northern Sea Route and ecological projects including the creation of ecological technical parks and a state system for the processing of hazardous industrial waste. The state corporation consists of more than 400 businesses and organizations employing more than 275,000 people. Since October 2020 the Rosatom State Corporation has been a member of the UN Global Compact, the UN’s largest international initiative for business in the fields of corporate social responsibility and sustainable development.
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