Conference "Problems of soil-soil pollution and biotechnological methods of purification"

On February 16, 2021, the Association of Environmental Partnerships (NP "AsEP") together with the EXPOFORUM Exhibition Center (the Big City Ecology exhibition) will organize the conference "Problems of soil pollution and Biotechnological Methods of purification".
The conference is held within the framework of the project "Business in Biotechnology and Closed-loop Economy" of the cross-border cooperation program "South-Eastern Finland - Russia 2014-2020" (KS1699).
More information and a link to the broadcast here.

A meeting of the project partners took place

On January 25, a meeting of the project partners was held, where the participants presented their activities over the past month and planned events for the spring of 2021.

Russian-Swedish business forum

On January 20, 2021, a Russian-Swedish business forum dedicated to environmental issues will be held online.
The event is held to exchange experience between representatives of the countries, establish business communications in the field of development of environmentally friendly entrepreneurship, environmental protection, development and implementation of environmental programs.
Organizer: Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation.
The event is held in English, no translation is provided!
The forum will bring together representatives of Federal and regional authorities, the Swedish Embassy in Russia, the Swedish chamber of Commerce in cooperation with Russia and the CIS, members of the Board of foreign trade of Sweden, the members of the RF CCI Committee on environment and ecology, members of the Russian public organization "Business Russia", the development institutions.
The forum program and registration of participants can be found here.

On the TV channel Russia-1 there was an issue of the program "Vesti St. Petersburg"

On January 5, the Russia-1 TV channel released an issue of the program "Vesti St. Petersburg", where Koroleva E. B. and Krylov B. S. gave comments on changing the procedure for receiving waste at landfills in Russia.
Landfills will no longer accept office equipment, household appliances, batteries, etc....a total of 73 positions. The system of recycling old household appliances is planned to be improved, for example, the system of collecting outdated equipment has been launched by some stores and manufacturers of mobile devices, and legal entities will be able to hand over old office equipment, batteries, mercury lamps, batteries to environmental plants, where they are disassembled, sorted and transferred for recycling and to enterprises that have a license for recycling, respectively.
Link to view the video of the story here.

The webinar "Scientific basis of biodiversity and popularization of scientific knowledge" was held

On December 29, the webinar "Scientific basis of Biodiversity and popularization of scientific knowledge" was held within the framework of the project "Sustainable Development of protected Areas: biodiversity, heritage conservation and recreational use" (KS1666 SustainPro).
LLC "COSMOS" represented by Koroleva Evgenia Borisovna and NP "AsEP" represented by Krylov Boris Stanislavovich took part as speakers and highlighted the activities of the project Cata3Pult and BBC1, presenting relevant presentations.

    Among the invited speakers were also present:
  • Igor Drobyshev, expert of the Swedish Agricultural University, Malmo;
  • Tsybulko Evgeniya Aleksandrovna, lecturer at MIPT, tutor of the Department of Technological Entrepreneurship at RUSNANO, expert in RANEPA funds, Innovation Promotion Fund, Skoltech.

The webinar program in Russian can be found here.
Photos are available at the link.

Took part in the webinar

On December 24, we took part in a webinar held by the Committee on environmental management of the Russian chamber of Commerce and industry. The webinar was devoted to the creation of technoparks and examples of their implementation in the regions of Russia.

Project partners presented the Prototype of the Russian-Finnish Digital Investment Platform to Russian experts

On December 16, within the framework of the Bringing Together project, the online Workshop "Russian-Finnish Digital Investment Platform" was held, which was attended by project partners, Russian experts, representatives of accelerators and business associations.
Project Leader, vice-president of the SPbCCI Ludmila Karelina spoke about the project and its main aim, as well as presented the project partners.
Mikhail Kosoy, Mikhail Orlovsky and Oksana Khachaturian, representatives of IPE LAB Ltd, presented the concept of the Investment Platform and demonstrated its prototype.
During the presentation, the participants of the Workshop have been known with the architecture of the portal, the scoring system for evaluating projects, the scheme for forming of SME consortium, and other aspects. The Platform will become an integrator of the best solutions and will combine such elements as "Project Showcase", "Project Information board", "Funnel of project applications evaluation", "Investment Database of border regions", etc.
Olga Samovarova (Group of companies SPG), Tatyana Loginova (LLC “Plastic processing plant named after Komsomolskaya Pravda”), Natalia Chereyskaya (RGMD), Pavel Borovkov (Partners & Borovkov), Boris Krylov (Ecology Partnership Association), Evgeny Gorin (The Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (Employers) of St. Petersburg) and other experts gave recommendations and made a number of proposals for the development of the Platform. So, they advised to pay great attention to the development of communication between users of the Platform; solve problems related to team building; work out a single methodology; prepare simple and understandable marketing materials for the target audience.
At the end of the event, the problems identified by Finnish experts following the results of the Workshop held on October 29 were presented. Similarities and differences in the opinions of experts from the Finnish and Russian sides were discussed. The participants of the Workshop agreed to continue cooperation and discuss further steps for the development of the Platform during the next meetings.
The presentation presented at the Workshop is available at the link.