MOSCOW, October 26 (Itar-Tass) —— The nano-companies will manufacture the products at the cost of about 40 billion roubles by the yearend, Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov said at the opening of the 4th International Forum of Nanotechnologies here on Wednesday.
“Before the end of 2011 only the enterprises, which were founded with the RUSNANO participation, will manufacture the products at the cost of more than 20 billion roubles, and a new market volume will make about 40 billion roubles with due account of independent producers,” he said.
The deputy prime minister recalled that, according to the governmental targets, the annual production of the nano-enterprises, in which RUSNANO invests, should reach no less than 300 billion roubles and the aggregate production of the Russian nanoindustry should make 900 billion roubles.
Ivanov considers as the priority the need for innovative products for various Russian industries. This is primarily the incentives of this nano-demand from the state: from research and development orders placed by ministries and agencies, as well as the companies with the state stake to direct product purchases under federal and regional programs. “The solution to this task will bring to an absolutely new level all modernization processes, which are proceeding in Russian economy, and will give a major impetus to putting the innovative products into operation for the product developers and private businesses,” the deputy prime minister underlined.