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    The goal

    Developing of competitive and high-performance innovation center within Tomsk agglomeration boarders where high value-added industry and high-quality human resources are concentrated and advanced technologies are created in order to increase the quality of life and implement new model of economic growth.

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    Priorities

    «Advanced industry», «Science and education», «Technological innovations, new businesses», «Smart and handy city», «Business environment»

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    Investments

    RUB 250 bln – investment gap. Confirmed extra-budgetary resources amounts to 65%.

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    Participants

    12 federal ministries, 6 Tomsk universities, 5 national corporations, 400 small and medium innovation companies and manufacturing plants

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    Instruments

    INO Tomsk project synchronizes over 50 federal instruments and initiatives of different federal ministries and agencies.

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    Roadmap

    65 actions included in roadmap help to involve stakeholders in INO Tomsk project.

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    Geography

    6 types of areas within Tomsk agglomeration are developed according to INO Tomsk project: industrial, innovation, research and educational, historical and cultural, medical and sport parks.

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    Clusters

    INO Tomsk project is based on 6 innovation territorial clusters: petrochemical cluster, cluster of nuclear technologies, timber and pharmaceutical clusters, cluster of medical equipment and IT, cluster of wildlife resources, and cluster of hard-to-recover resources.

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    Workplaces

    160 thousands of highly-efficient workplaces will be created before 2020 as a result of INO Tomsk project implementation.

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    Projects

    Over 100 industrial, research and educational, social and infrastructure projects are implemented within INO Tomsk.

The First Russian Production of LTE Equipment Has Been Launched

01 December 2011 17:45

Today a plant producing LTE base stations was officially opened. These stations are designed to satisfy operators’ demand for the 4G network equipment.

Installation of printed circuit boards on the system unit cover

For this purpose Nokia Siemens Networks, Russian Research and Production Company Mikran and JSC Rosnano have established a joint venture named “The Center of Wireless Technologies” in the Technology Development Special Economic Zone “Tomsk”.  By December 2011 the joint enterprise is planning to produce 1000 Flexi Multiradio 10 base stations, and this figure is to exceed 10 thousand next year.   

“We are proud of the fact that we have been the first who managed to launch LTE equipment production in Russia. As a result Russian operators will have an opportunity to use high-quality 4G equipment, -  said Viktor Gyunter, General Director of the Research and Production Company Mikran. – Innovative technologies and optimized production processes of Nokia Siemens Networks have established a solid ground for this significant achievement – startup of the first Russian production of modern LTE base stations with the label “Made in Russia.”  

“The task of special economic zones is to attract investments and advance technologies, to increase Russia’s share in international high-tech markets. The joint project of Nokia Siemens Networks and Mikran completely corresponds to these requirements,” explained Oleg Kostin, General Director of JSC “SEZ”. “There have been no more than 10 companies around the world producing 4G LTE equipment so far. Now the enterprise within the SEZ “Tomsk” is among them. This is an important step towards the development of modern telecommunication infrastructure and innovative economy both on the regional and federal levels,” emphasized Kostin. 

Herbert Merz, Vice President of Nokia Siemens Networks, at the opening ceremony said that Tomsk was not chosen by chance for this project. “We took into account its innovative, scientific and research and university potential, said Herbert Merz. – Besides, we see great administrative support from regional authorities: administration and governor Viktor Kress.”   

Source: Official Site of Tomsk Region Administration
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