The development program for innovation cluster in Dubna has been approved

The development program for innovation cluster in Dubna has been approved The development program for innovation territorial cluster of nuclear-physical and nano-technologies in Dubna for 2013-2015 years has been approved at the meeting of the Moscow region Government. The program intends, particularly, additional financing for development of innovation cluster from regional and federal budgets.

According to results of the open contest, which has been conducted in 2012 by The Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, cluster of nuclear-physical and nano-technologies in Dubna anteres the first group of innovation territorial clusters (a list is approved by the order of the RF Government Head), for support of which are intended subsidies from the Federal budget.

However rules of subsidies provision, which have been approved by the RF Government statement, has been defined that support is given on terms of co-financing – where available approved regional developing program for pilot innovation territorial clusters, and financing at the expense of money from the Russian Federation subjects` budgets.

According to press-office of the regional Government, the budget of Moscow region intends to spend 43,7M RUB for development of Dubna by the long-term target program “Development of education in Moscow region for 2013-2015 years”. Additional 97,3M RUB for development of technology city will come from the Federal budget as subsidies. For the program realization there will be attracted funds from non-government sources.

The program foresees events, directed at development of a cluster in the following main sections:

• Development of investigations and developments sector, including cooperation in scientific-technical sphere;
• Development of preparation system and upgrade qualifications for scientific, scientific-technician and managing staff;
• Development of production potential and production cooperation;
• Development of cluster infrastructure (including machinery development of housing construction for experts);
• Organization development of a cluster.