On October 24, 2017, NP Russian Nanoindustry Association entered into the agreement with the Russian Association of Water Supply and Sanitation (RAWSS). Olga Kryukova, General Director of NP RNA, and Elena Dovlatova, Executive Director of the RAWSS put signatures to the document.
At the RUSNANO site within the framework of the XXI International Forum "Russian Industrialist" and the X St. Petersburg International Innovation Forum, Olga Kryukova, Deputy Chairman of CPQ, introduced Qualification Assessment Centers in nanoindustry to G. Poltavchenko, Governor of St. Petersburg, and A. Chubais, Chairman of the Board of MC RUSNANO LLC.
Olga Kryukova noted in her speech the basic principles of an independent qualification assessment, a professional exam procedure, qualifications of specialists in nanoindustry and types of professional activity for every center.
At present four such centers have already been created in nanoindustry:
- ANO Nanocertifica (Moscow).
- Research and Development Institute of Molecular Electronics JSC (Zelenograd, Moscow).
- Plastic Processing Plant named after “Komsomolskaya Pravda” LLC (St. Petersburg).
- Innovation and Production Technopark “Idea” (Tatarstan, Kazan).
Moreover, the examination center successfully operates on the basis of LETI (St. Petersburg).
On the same day, the briefing "QUALIFICATION MARKET IN NANOINDUSTRY: NEW REALITY" moderated by Angelina Volkova, Executive Secretary of the Council, was held at the Forum's presentation site.
Also, a professional exam for qualifications in the field of nanoelectronics and photonics and standardization of nanoproducts was demonstrated.
On October 16, 2017, on the first day of the Moscow International Forum "Open Innovations", O. Kryukova, General Director of NP RNA, held talks with Jan Buk, Director of Business Development of Pardam Ltd (Czech Republic).
The 7th International Gas Forum, the leading platform for discussing topical issues of the industry, is being held in St. Petersburg. Traditionally, top managers of the largest oil and gas companies, representatives of innovative centers and design institutes of the country, experts, academicians, heads of relative universities and research institutes take part in the forum.