27.06.2014 14:25 Business Source: Magazine "Business Quarter"
Today, June 27, KRITBI celebrated its third anniversary and summed up the results of work. The nearest plans of the business incubator are to develop engineering centres and institutes supporting business accelerators.
Acting minister of investment and innovation of the region Olga Ruhullaeva described the successes and the nearest plans of development of KRITBI DK.ru. According to her, the regional business incubator has proved an effective mechanism of support for high-tech business. Over the three years of its work, more than 120 companies have received support from KRITBI. More than 70 residents attracted private investments in the amount of 496.6 million roubles. 58 projects are now at the stage of production and sales.
"The volume of production of resident companies over three years was 3.8 billion roubles. Residents of KRITBI created more than 700 jobs. KRITBI is a serious representative in the region of federal funds of the support and development of innovative entrepreneurship (Skolkovo Foundation, Federal Foundation for Promoting Entrepreneurship, Russian Internet Initiatives Development Fund)," said the acting minister of investment and innovation of the Krasnoyarsk Territory Olga Ruhullaeva.
In addition, Olga Ruhullaeva stressed the immediate tasks of the incubator: the KRITBI based development of engineering centres and the development of an institution supporting business accelerators, i.e. those companies that came out of KRITBI to a stage of expansion and to attract large investments and can implement new projects more quickly .
For guests of the event, which included representatives of the regional legislative and executive authorities, heads of the largest companies and enterprises of the region, representatives of universities, scientific institutes and famous people of our city, the exhibition of products of the resident companies was organised. In particular, the company "KA-KHEM BOT" presented a boat that can carry loads of up to 1 tonne along rivers that are not navigable. The company "SibITC" - lighting systems for industrial and warehouse facilities. The technology developed by the company boosts the service life of lamps for 5-8 years. The company "Deoton" demonstrated at the exhibition linear induction machines for non-ferrous metallurgy with 2.5 times greater efficiency and 3 times reduced costs of production. The unit has been introduced at the Krasnoyarsk metallurgical plant, Segal and Mikon. In general, the exhibition featured 17 projects of resident companies.
At the ceremonial part of the event, Acting Minister of Investment and Innovation of the Region Olga Ruhullaeva and Zheleznogorsk Closed Administrative-Territorial Unit Head Vadim Medvedev signed an agreement on the opening of a KRITBI site in Zheleznogorsk this year.
At the end of the event there was a symbolic launch into the sky of the symbol of KRITBI - a swift made of balloons.