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.

More than 100 innovative projects were supported by the St. Petersburg Technopark

The Technopark of St. Petersburg is one of the few in Russia that gives small businesses the opportunity to attract funding for startups. This work is carried out through consultations, organization of meetings, events, presentations for representatives of the largest companies in the country and the world.
The idea of the St. Petersburg cluster of clean technologies for the urban environment " Center of Industrial Symbiosis in Russia "was included in the top of the forum of the Agency for Strategic Initiatives "Strong ideas for the new time". The idea was implemented by representatives of the companies participating in the Cluster together with the Center for Cluster Development of St. Petersburg.
More detailed information is available on the website of the Administration of St. Petersburg.

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 The system of recycling old household appliances is planned to be improved, for example, the system of collecting outdated equipment has been launched by some stores and manufacturers of mobile devices, and legal entities will be able to hand over old office equipment, batteries,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.