The government of Yakutia extends the range of measures to create innovative growth points in the capital. To date, 75 applicants claim for the ten grants to support innovative projects allocated by the President of Yakutia. Within Innovative Elevator 2012 on the initiative of the President of the Republic Yegor Borisov, a technology park will be created. It will house YakutiVenture company.
The Innovative Elevator 2012 includes a system of measures to support innovation in the region. Thus, in addition to the above-mentioned ten grants, the Government of the Republic allocated five grants of 1 M RUR each for small innovative companies engaged in research and development work.
Also, the Ministry of Business and tourism development of Yakutia has provided grants of $ 20 M RUR for existing small innovative companies, and for beginners just starting a business - 10 M RUR.
In addition, the government plans to support the 3-5 projects of venture financing in the amount of 15-17 M RUR.
Today several small innovative companies already operate in Yakutia, specializing in several important areas of the economy: transport technologies cluster - 2 companies, information and computer technology cluster - 4 companies, energy-efficient and construction technologies cluster – 5 companies and biotechnology cluster - 6 companies.
On May 3 the Yakutia government chairman Galina Danchikova examined one of the buildings in the center of the capital, which assumes to house Yakutia Venture Company, the Centre for the Protection of Intellectual Property under the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), as well as consulting firms and the so-called packaging and service companies.
As a result of offsite meeting Galina Danchikova commissioned the state committee for science and innovation policy in two weeks to finalize the project of placing a future industrial park and in the first place, its economic component, reports the press service of the President and the Government of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia).