DeCarbonization_Tech program for technology companies from Russia engaged in decarbonization

On November 1, 2021, LLC "SAMI" - a member of the international consortium "St. Petersburg Cluster of Clean Technologies for the Urban Environment" (SAMI website), the Japanese Association ROTOBO together with the Russian-Japanese association INNOVATIONS BRIDGE launches the DeCarbonization_Tech program for technology companies from Russia engaged in decarbonization.

Applications are accepted on the accelerator's website until November 22, 2021.

The goal of the program is to find innovative solutions in the field of decarbonization and carbon footprint reduction for further integration into the production processes of large Japanese companies.

According to its results, selected GreenTech projects will be able to pilot their solutions at the production facilities of large Japanese companies. Startups will receive training and mentoring with Japanese experts, as well as take part in pitch sessions with Japanese investors. Some of the solutions are integrated into the production processes of Japanese corporations.

When selecting for the accelerator, the focus will be on projects from the following areas: production, transportation and utilization of hydrogen and ammonia; use of renewable energy sources; digital technologies for measuring, controlling and visualizing CO2 emissions; decarbonization of supply chains and logistics processes; technologies related to emissions trading (monitoring, certification, e-commerce technologies); capture, storage and processing of greenhouse gases (including CO2); closed-cycle economics (recycling, waste disposal, etc.); mobility, unmanned vehicles; technologies aimed at energy conservation, including digital.

At the first stage of selection for the acceleration program, startups are waiting for applications in the format of video pitches in English.

At the second stage, selected startups listen to training lectures, undergo mentoring, and participate in an online event with Japanese investors. Some of the solutions are integrated into the production processes of Japanese corporations.

XIX All-Russian Forum "Strategic Planning in the regions and cities of Russia: the reality of 2020 and the agenda of the Decade" was held

On October 25-26, 2021, XIX All-Russian Forum "Strategic Planning in the regions and Cities of Russia: the Reality of 2020 and the Agenda of the Decade" was held in St. Petersburg, in full-time format.

The program of the face-to-face stage included more than 30 events dedicated to discussing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), urban infrastructure development, post-crisis situation, effective public administration systems, social innovations and interaction with international partners.

The international consortium "St. Petersburg Cluster of Clean Technologies for the Urban Environment" co-organized the Green Day of the Forum at the sprint session "Innovative platform and tools for the transition to a cyclical economy to achieve the SDGs in the Baltic Sea region".

Representatives of international cooperation projects Cata3Pult, BBC1, Cool4City made presentations at the session.

A memorandum of understanding on participation in the activities of the platform "Cluster of Sustainable Development 2030" All-Russian Forum "Strategic Planning in the regions and Cities of Russia" was signed at the forum.

Photos from the event can be viewed in the album.

The SPb CCI will host the event "Introduction of the principles of circular economy for the complete recycling of waste generated as a result of wastewater treatment"

On October 28, 2021, the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SPb CCI) will host a hybrid event - "Introduction of the principles of circular economy for the complete recycling of waste generated as a result of wastewater treatment (business models, biotechnology and exchange of experience)". The program of the event can be viewed here. The event will be held in Russian and Finnish (simultaneous translation).

We invite you to take part and discuss with Russian and Finnish experts the issues of sewage sludge treatment and its further disposal. The following performances are planned at the event:

  • The experience of SUE "Vodokanal of St. Petersburg" in the treatment of sewage sludge. Processing of nutrients - Rublevskaya Olga Nikolaevna, SUE "Vodokanal of St. Petersburg";
  • Technical and economic alternative to further processing of products from sewage sludge SUE Vodokanal of St. Petersburg - Anisimov Alexander Dmitrievich, LLC "OSVIT" St. Petersburg;
  • Results of approbation of the use of organomineral fertilizers from sewage sludge treatment products - Maxim V. Kiselev, Director of the Ecological Laboratory of Ecological Research of the SPbGAU;
  • Prospects for the use of organo-mineral fertilizers in forestry - Vladimir Katsadze, St. Petersburg State Forestry University;
  • Production of cavitation installations - Dmitry A. Kremnev, LLC "STC TECHNOSONIC", Moscow;
  • Production of ozonation systems for cleaning and disinfection of the environment - Terentyev Sergey Vyacheslavovich, LLC PC TRIOTECHNIKA, St. Petersburg;
  • The use of silt as products for energy production and land improvement in Mikkeli - Panu Juhkimo, Mikkeli Development Miksei Ltd;
  • Hacker®Process - recycled fertilizers from organic sediments - Jaakko Hentonen, Nana party.

Registration is open until 15:00 on October 27, 2021 here. A link to participate will be sent to those who have registered before the event.

Conference "Implementation of the principles of the closed-cycle economy for the complete recycling of waste generated as a result of wastewater treatment"

Association of Environmental Partnership (NP "AsEP"), with the support of the Environmental Councils under the governors of St. Petersburg and Leningrad Region, will organize a conference on October 28, 2021 (14.00-17.00, Tchaikovsky str., 46-48): "Implementation of the principles of a closed-cycle economy for the complete recycling of waste generated as a result of wastewater treatment (business models, biotechnology and exchange of experience)".

The event is held as part of the implementation of projects of the cross-border cooperation Program "South-East Finland – Russia 2014-2020". Presentations by representatives of water utilities, technology developers, as well as enterprises producing industrial equipment for technological processes of wastewater sludge processing are planned. The program of the event can be viewed here. Finnish specialists will participate online with a remote connection to the seminar hall.

In view of the fact that problems with the disposal of sewage sludge are constantly in the attention of the environmental community and are directly related to ensuring environmental safety, both in St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region, we invite environmental specialists to take part in this conference.

We ask you to confirm your participation in the conference and send an application to our address by e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. indicating the full name, position, full address of the organization and contact phone number. It will also be possible to connect to the conference remotely. Links to the connection will be sent in accordance with the applications and e-mail addresses. Phone number for inquiries: +7(921)308-26-96.

Attention! We ask you to send the application to Microsoft Office Word with the full data indicated in the table.

Application form:

Application for ecologists of St. Petersburg and Leningrad region to participate in the conference: "Implementation of the principles of a closed-cycle economy for the complete recycling of waste generated as a result of wastewater treatment (business models, biotechnology and exchange of experience)", October 28, 2021 (14.00-17.00, Tchaikovsky str., 46-48), St. Petersburg CCI. Registration for the conference starts at 13.30.

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Business seminar "Search for potential partners in the European Union countries through business associations and other business structures"

On October 12, 2021, the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry will host a business seminar on the topic: "Search for potential partners in the European Union countries through business associations and other business structures".

The following issues will be covered at this business seminar:

  • measures to support small and medium-sized enterprises in 2021-2022;
  • activities of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation abroad;
  • opportunities of the mixed chambers of commerce and industry to support exporters;
  • presentation of the consultation cycle for SMEs within the framework of the INCROBB project;
  • the activities of the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry to support exporters.

Date: October 12, 2021 (Tuesday). Time: 12.00-14.00 (registration from 11.30). Place: St. Petersburg CCI. Address: 46-48 Tchaikovsky Street. Event format: hybrid. Participation in the event is free of charge (by prior registration).

The program of the event can be viewed here. If you are interested in taking part in the event, please register online before October 11, 2021.

Session of the Finnish University of XAMK

We invite you to the session held by the Finnish University of XAMK within the framework of the Russian-Finnish BBC1 project. We are looking for companies that are ready to share their experience about the Russian market and want to learn more about the Finnish and international market. The session will last two hours and will be held in Russian. They plan to hold a session on Thursday, October 7, 2021 from 15 to 17 hours in Zoom.

Goal: to test a new cross-border concept for companies. This concept of mutual learning is intended for Finnish and Russian companies in the field of biotechnology and closed-loop economics. The Russian expert of Export maker Ltd will contact the Russian company and explain how to prepare for this meeting. Companies can represent different industries.

Advantages for participating companies:

  • Expert's lesson: How to find investors and take a risk. Financing on the international market (the expert of Export Expert LLC will speak in Russian);
  • Opinions and tips on how to succeed with Finnish clients / up-to-date information about the peculiarities of the Finnish market provided by Finnish companies and experts;
  • An opportunity for networking, when Russian companies and business experts in a separate group will discuss questions related to the Russian market, asked by representatives of a Finnish company.

Which companies are suitable:

  • Companies should have a certain interest in internationalizing their activities, finding partners or customers, or cooperation from Finland;
  • The business sector should have some connection with the circular economy or biotechnology;
  • The company is ready to participate in a 2-hour Zoom session, which will be held on October 7 at 15 o'clock and will last two hours;
  • The Russian expert of Export Maker Ltd will contact the companies in advance and ask what issues on export and internationalization to Finland are most important for them.

III Baltic Region Investment Forum BRIEF'21

On September 22, 2021, the St. Petersburg Cluster of Clean technologies for urban environment will take part in the III Baltic Region Investment Forum BRIEF’21 – an annual event of the Leningrad Region dedicated to the interaction of business and the authorities of the region on topical issues of localization and measures to support entrepreneurship, business cooperation. This year, the main topic of the forum will be the production of the future. At the plenary discussion with the participation of the Governor of the Leningrad Region Alexander Drozdenko, business, government and experts will discuss the question "How not to be late the day after tomorrow?" - challenges and opportunities that the introduction of advanced production technologies gives to business.

The cluster within the framework of the business contacts Exchange will present cluster projects implemented in the Leningrad region: "Leningrad Region" ("Smart Leningrad Region") and "Eco-industrial park of clean technologies" (see the file).

The venue of the forum is the Hilton Saint Petersburg ExpoForum Hotel. BRIEF'21 is held online and offline.

To choose the format of participation in the BRIEF’21 forum, you must register for free.