A cooperation agreement between the Fund of Development of the Centre for development and commercialization of new technologies (the Skolkovo Foundation) and the Government of the Republic of Bashkortostan was signed on July 12, 2012 within the III International Exhibition of Industry and Innovation INNOPROM-2012 at the conference hall of the international exhibition center Expo.
The agreement was signed by the vice-president of Skolkovo Stanislav Naumov and the Minister of Economic Development of the Republic of Bashkortostan Eugene Mavrin. Main purpose of the agreement is the promotion of scientific and technical developments in the Republic of Bashkortostan in accordance with Skolkovo areas of activities and bringing them to commercialization. The agreement also presupposes the creation of new jobs in high-tech sector of the economy based on research and educational institutions, innovation centers and industrial enterprises of the Republic of Bashkortostan. The signatories to the agreement noted the need for innovation growing points formation of the economy of the Republic of Bashkortostan and the willingness to cooperate closely.
After signing the agreement Stanislav Naumov and Evgeniy Mavrin sealed the agreement with a handshake and exchanged souvenirs.