New Siberian techno-park to focus on Tibetan medicine, IT and energy

New Siberian techno-park to focus on Tibetan medicine, IT and energyBuryatia, an autonomous ethnic region in Russia?s Southeast Siberia, has announced its future Biotechnopolis, a techno-park to focus on medical technology, IT, and energy efficiency.

Buryatia, an autonomous ethnic region in Russia?s Southeast Siberia located along the eastern shore of Lake Baikal, has announced its future Biotechnopolis, news agency VostokTeleInform reported, citing a statement by Governor Vyacheslav Nagovitsyn of the Republic of Buryatia. According to the governor, the future techno-park will focus on developing medical technologies, information technologies, and projects in energy efficiency and energy saving. ?Land lots have already been allocated for the techno-park; infrastructure issues are being resolved, and we already know who will be the residents of the facility,? Mr. Nagovitsyn said, adding that the region ?has yet to win a federal tender for project funding.? One of the most notable distinctive features of the future techno-park is expected to become a focus on developing pharmaceutical compositions based on indigenous recipes derived from Tibetan medicine. The Buryatian Scientific Center already has about 80 patents for what they refer to as ?unique drugs...