January 17, 2022 general meeting of members of the international consortium "St. Petersburg Cluster of Clean Technologies for the Urban Environment".

On January 17, 2022 (15.00 - 17.00) in the premises of the Center for Cluster Development of JSC "Technopark of St. Petersburg" (St. Petersburg, Prospect Medikov, 3, letter A), a general meeting of the members of the international consortium "St. Petersburg Cluster Clean technologies for the urban environment”. The meeting will select the chairman, secretary of the meeting, and approve the agenda.

The event will be held in hybrid form (part-time participation). Voting on the results of the meeting will end on February 17, 2022

December 16, 2021 meeting of the working group created under the Environmental Council under the Governor of St. Petersburg

December 16, 2021 a  meeting of the working group on the implementation of the Concept for the development of a territorial monitoring system for the state of the environment in St. Petersburg for the period up to 2030, created under the Environmental Council under the Governor of St. Petersburg, took place.

The meeting provided information on the current situation and the order of work; on the Roadmap for 2022 and on the preparation of proposals for the formation of the Roadmap for 2023.

09.12.21 event of the BBC1 project "EcoSairila - Digital Show Room - Workshop navigation"

09.12.21 a hybrid event of the BBC1 project ("Business in Biotechnology and Circular Economy"), focused on EcoSairila, took place. The event participants were provided with information about the EcoSairila Technopark, the EcoSairila digital exhibition hall, the experience of the project partners and views on the circular economy.

Boris Krylov from NP "AsEP" made a presentation on "Promotion of Russian and Finnish technologies to solve environmental problems" commercialization within the framework of the BBC1 project ”. Saya Tilgren from Miksey spoke about the implementation of the digital platform.

Also, the participants were offered an interactive discussion on their interests. The following topics were raised:

● Environmental work: Experimental ideas for creating a healthy environment (and the Ecosairila platform)

● Funding: project ideas for applying funding at the top of the platform.

● Ensuring compliance with the triangle: from science to business, from business to science, from business to education and from education to science.

● Business Areas: What business sectors are not yet represented on the platform, but should be?


Screenshots of the event are presented in the album.

December 8, 2021 took part in the 3rd annual event of the Cross-Border Cooperation Program "Russia - South-East Finland 2014-2020".

The seminar provided information on the upcoming Russia-Finland Cross-Border Cooperation Program 2021-2027.

In the second part, the partners of the completed projects presented their main results, shared the lessons learned during the implementation of the projects, the most inspiring moments of cross-border interaction, as well as the partners' plans and expectations for future cooperation.

The following projects were presented:

SUSTECH - lead partner - LUT University

Green InterTraffic - lead partner - St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Bio-Com - lead partner - IEEP Branch FSAC VIM

MultiPass Port - lead partner - Passenger Port of St. Petersburg "Marine Facade"

In the final part of the seminar, the "GOOD COMMUNICATION AWARDS"

Screenshots of the event can be found in the album.

Seminar "Finnish Business in St. Petersburg" organized by the Finnish-Russian chamber of commerce took place

On December 2, the Cata3Pult project took a personal part in the seminar "Finnish Business in St. Petersburg" organized by the Finnish-Russian Chamber of Commerce at the Crowne Plaza St.Petersburg Airport conference center.

Welcoming remarks were made by Ilkka Salonen (Chairman of the Board of the Finnish-Russian Chamber of Commerce) and Nina Vaskunlakht (Deputy Secretary of State of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland).

Presentations were made by: Pekka Timonen (Mayor of Lahti), Jaakko Laurila (CEO, Ponsse LLC), Henry Huusko (CEO, Abloy LLC), Jaana Rekolainen (CEO, Finnish-Russian Chamber of Commerce), Satu Oksana (CEO of Dom Suomi LLC).

Business communication was organized at the seminar; Finnish firms Solid Environmental Technologies Oy (Setcleantech), Molok, Clewat, Dovre Group, Ekonet showed interest in our project. Larisso company was present, which has already participated in our project activities. Residents of the Marino Industrial Park also told about the new park, where Russian and European companies, including the Finnish paint manufacturer Teknos, are already located.

Forum of the Future was held: "Northern Dimension 2021"

On December 1, we took part online in the Forum of the Future: "Northern Dimension 2021".

Welcoming remarks were made by representatives from the EU, the Russian Federation, Norway and Iceland, and the Aalto University of Finland.

Especially relevant for the Cata3Pult project was the presentation of Dmitry Vasilenko, Vice-Rector for International Relations of the St. Petersburg State University of Economics "Decarbonization of transport and the desire of the Northern Dimension to zero level".