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.

Organization of a survey for residents of Russia: separate accumulation and collection of solid municipal waste on the territory of the Russian Federation

In order to develop separate accumulation and collection of waste on the territory of all subjects of the Russian Federation, the Government of the Russian Federation approved an action Plan ("roadmap") for the introduction of separate accumulation (SAW) and collection of solid municipal waste (MSW) No. 4586p-P11 dated June 1, 2020.
Currently, the authorized executive authorities of the Russian Federation are conducting a comprehensive step-by-step work on the formation of the SAW system on the territory of the subjects of the Russian Federation.

As part of this work, a survey "The attitude of residents to the separate accumulation and collection of solid municipal waste on the territory of the Russian Federation" is posted on the official website of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment. You can take the survey by following the link. The results of the survey of residents will be used in the formation of a system of separate accumulation and collection of MSW waste.

The official letter of the Ministry of Natural Resources on information support in conducting the survey can be found here.

Took part in the seminar "Smart solutions for green mobility"

On October 12, the seminar "Smart solutions for green mobility" was held. To date, reducing CO2 emissions from movement is a big problem. Smart solutions are needed for renewable fuels, engines and vehicles, as well as intelligent systems for transport.

The seminar "Smart solutions for green mobility" discussed the development of electric mobility in Finland, Russia and other countries.

The Cata3Pult project event was implemented within the framework of the cross-border cooperation Program "South-East Finland – Russia 2014-2020", funded by the European Union.

Publication of the collection of materials of the "Baltic Sea Day" Forum

Dear participants of the XXI International Environmental Forum "Baltic Sea Day"! We are glad to inform you that the collection of Forum materials has been posted in the corresponding section of the website helcom.ru. The publication includes materials sent in 2020-2021. Presentations are also published on the website.
Thank you for your contribution and participation in the Forum. News about the preparation and holding of the next Forum (March 22-23, 2022) will be posted on the website in the News section.

Session of the program "Interreg. Baltic Sea Region 2021-2027"

On September 28, a session of the Program "Interreg. Baltic Sea Region 2021-2027". The program is going to offer new funding to public and private organizations that want to shape the Baltic Sea region with their new eco-friendly ideas. Innovative and rational ideas, as well as climate-neutral solutions, will improve the lives of people around the Baltic Sea.

The program creates an environment for cross-border work in order to:

  • react and adapt to requirements;
  • support the transition to greener and more sustainable societies and economies;
  • support government agencies in their mission to serve citizens;
  • initiate knowledge sharing.

The 4 priorities of the Program and the tasks to be completed within the framework of the projects were presented.

Photos of the event can be viewed in the album.

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.