One year ago, in August 25, 2012, there has been held an opening of the Second field of the Kazan IT-park in the Naberezhnye Chelny city. Recently there has been held celebration of such a significant and at the same time small data of IT-park. Within the limits of the Birthday there has been held a conference for mass media, guests and residents of IT-park.
It-programmers from Naberezhnye Chelny received a congratulation telegram from the Minister of communication and mass media of Russia Nikolay Nikiforov. He noted that “the IT-park of Naberexhnye Chelny is the best in the country”. The Minister wished residents to be competitive “not only in Russia, but all over the planet. For this purpose you have all the required opportunities”, said in the congratulation telegram from Moscow.
Of course one of the main achievements of the IT-park of Naberezhnye Chelny is the fact that this technopark became a center of attraction of all the Information technologies industry of Zakamsky region”, said Director of IT park of the Kazan city Anton Grachev.
There has also been conducted a class of the first graduates of IT-park of Naberezhnye Chelny; those are 17 companies from different regions of Russia. Also the incubation period of the first projects has been ended. Besides this, in the hall of IT-park the business incubator`s graduates presented their projects, after which there has been held a festive cake incision and balloons omission into the air.
The IT-park of Naberezhnye Chelny today is 76 residents: 33 IT-residents (small and medium IT-business, which at one or another degree is already independent, but needs a particular support), 7 service residents, and 36 residents of the business incubator. They have attracted more than 80 million investments for their projects, registered 10 patents on intellectual property. More than 100 work places have been created on the field.
Applications from all over the country have been filed in this business incubator of this IT-park; 7 selection rounds have been conducted. The incubation period of the first projects has been ended. Now it`s time to make first results and get acquainted with residents` achievements.