The site of Kazan IT Park was visited by guests from Kirov – the head of the Office for Enterprise and consumer market Development Vladimir Bochkarev and the CEO of the Municipal budget institution Innovation Center Alexander Ananiev, Technopark website reported.
The main purpose of the visit is to study the experience of Tatarstan colleagues for the purpose of possible analog opening in Kirov. Bochkarev admitted that the city administration thought about building its own industrial park in Kirov aimed at information technologies development. Therefore, guests were interested mostly in IT park residential policy and its business incubator.
Every resident of the IT Park gets a contract for 11 months, according to which the company must be primarily involved in IT products developing. A special expert committee that includes technical directors from leading Russian companies and specialists in information technology will assess the work.
The development of ICT in Kirov
The transition to the digital economy in Kirov region is organized under the program The Development of ICT market and Russian technologies. The work on the project Kirov is the territory of free wi-fi has been organized. The access points in parks and recreation areas were installed in 2011. In addition, it is planned to provide free wi-fi for public transport.
The system of electronic workflow is also highly developed in Kirov.
In addition, 900 people from a number of pensioners, disabled persons, large families and families with disabled children were trained in 2011 within the activities for Townspeople Computer Literacy Teaching. A similar event is planned for 2012.