April, 12-15 2010 Moscow (the International Trade Center) hosted the II International Congress-Fair "EurasiaBio- 2010" organized by the Ya. A. Ovtchinnikov Russian Biotechnology Society (RBS) supported by the State Duma of RF, Federal Agency ROSSOTRUDNITCHESTVO, the Russian Society of Sciences, the Russian Trade and Industry Chamber , the Union of biotechnological enterprises. Leading specialists in the field of biotechnology, representatives of science, business, administration bodies from Russia and 40 countries participated at the congress activity. The Congress was welcomed by the Russian Minister of Education and Science Andrey Fursenko and by the President of the Russian Trade and Industry Chamber Evgeny Primakov.
The Congress was opened by the Honorary Chairman of the Organizing Committee, the First Deputy of the RF State Duma Chairman Oleg Morozov. In his speech Morozov underlined the high scientific, industrial and social importance of the biotechnology as the XXI century priority and enlightened the role of the International Congress "EurasiaBio" as the industrial instrument of collaboration between scientists and practitioners in the European-Asian space.
The Congress was marked by the high level of foreign specialists representation, Stephen Barril - the leading world known investor in the biotechnology field, USA, Leroy Hood - one of biotechnology pioneers, Professor , USA, Balasubraman Natesh - the biotechnology adviser of the Indian Government among them. Outstanding administrative persons such as Maive Root - Director of the EU biotechnology Department, Nijama Enhbold - the vice speaker of Mongolia, Tair Mansurov - the General Secretary of EurasEC and others participated at the Congress work.
The first plenary session including program lectures of the Russian Government representative and foreign guests have pulsed the business tone to the entire event. Alexandr Khlunov, the Director of the Science, High Technologies and Education Department in the Russian Government presented the position of the State in the biotechnology sphere. He stressed that the Russian Government and profile ministries have paid a great attention to the development of the contemporary pharmaceutics by establishing the target strategy "Pharma-2020" . He pointed that it is absolutely necessary to develop a separate bioeconomy program for Russia , all the efforts in the direction will be supported by the Russian Government.
The government of Kraskojarsk kray has announced the open tender for establishing a nanotechnology center . The principal purposes of the contest is the creation of the Siberian Nanotechnology Center. The center will serve as an incubator for innovative companies, for the technological and engineering support of companies engaged in the field of nanotechnology. It will execute construction projects ordered by commercial firms, it will ensure access to equipment necessary to applied works. The Nanotechnology center will support the educational activity in organization of seminars and teaching courses. ROSNANO is going to invest up to 900 mln rubles in establish the Nanotechnology center. The money will be spent for purchasing the modern equipment.
Russian Society of Biotechnologists invites you to participate at the Congress & Partnering & Expo ‘EurasiaBio-2010'
What is ‘EurasiaBio'? This is the global event in biotechnology and bioeconomy dedicated to the analysis of the world trends in biotechnology, determining the purposes and priorities of industry development in Russia, summarizing the intermediate results, launching legislative initiatives, discussing practical issues concerning active integration of biotechnology in the economy, contribution to the science and international contacts development, attracting investments for implementation of perspective commercial projects, preparing skilled personnel, and supporting the young scientists.
What kind of news will be presented at ‘EurasiaBio-2010'? The International Exhibition on biotechnology and bioenergy will present in its 2300 sq.m exhibition hall surface recent achievements in biotechnology from all over the world.
When: April 13-16, 2010
Where: The World Trade International Trade Center, Moscow, Russia
Who will attend? Scientific and business organizations engaged in biotechnology, industry, ecology, energy, agriculture, pharma, investment and venture funds, banks, representatives of business and scientific community, mass-media, regional and national associations in biotechnology, state centers for biotechnology, academia, etc.
Business contacts, meetings, partnership: All participants of ‘EurasiaBio-2010' will get the access to partneringOne facility (supported by EBD Group, UK). PartneringOne helps in on-line planning and preliminary preparing business meetings with potential partners in the field of science, business, technology transfer, investments to be carried out during the Congress days.
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