A business incubator in design and arts opened in Penza

A business incubator in design and arts opened in Penza Formal opening of the Tatlin business incubator of mixed type was held in Penza on Friday, June 1, 2012, as the regional government website reports.

The opening of the new business infrastructure facility was attended by: the Governor of Penza Region Vasily Bochkarev, the Director of Small and Medium Enterprises Department of the Ministry of Economic Development of Russia Natalia Larionova, the CEO of NP Institutes of small and medium businesses (Moscow) Andrei Lebedev, heads of industrial enterprises and banks and media representatives.

The main specialization of the Tatlin business incubator of mixed type that is designed for 211 jobs is the support of small businesses engaged in design, production of handicrafts, arts and crafts and souvenirs. That is why the business incubator was named after a famous Russian constructivist artist and designer Vladimir Tatlin (1885-1953), who received vocational training at Penza Art College.

The Tatlin business incubator will house craft workshops in the following areas: Textile design, manufacturing of stylized Russian Costume, Manufacture of birch bark products, Restoration of art objects, Manufacture of felt, Manufacture of ceramic products, Manufacture of Abashevskaya toy souvenirs, etc.
A business incubator in design and arts opened in Penza

According to the Director of Small and Medium Enterprise Development Department of Russia Natalia Larionova, in addition to favorable conditions for development of small and medium enterprises in the production of art objects and souvenirs, there is an opportunity to develop and commercialize native arts and crafts.