Business forum of Novosibirsk and Saxon companies took place in Novosibirsk
On November, 28, the Technological Forum “Resource efficiencient and innovative technologies for modernization and efficiency improvement of industrial enterprises” took place in the business centre of the hotel DoubleTree by Hilton Novosibirsk.
The President of the Novosibirsk City Chamber of Commerce and Industry Yuri Bernadsky noted that the main task of the Forum is to develop cooperation between the Russian and Saxon enterprises. According to his words, it is very important to find partners for joint development of new technologies, to assist in the organization of cooperation of industrial enterprises with research institutes for transition to a new technological level, further establishment of economic ties and implementation of joint projects.
Dr. Manfred Liebl, a representative of the Saxony Department for Economic Development in Russia / CIS, told about the Federal Land of Saxony, its industrial and scientific companies. Saxony belongs to the most powerful innovation regions of the EU, that is confirmed by the level of education, investment in research, the number of patents, the level of interaction between the economy and research centers, etc. The region’s economy has grown by 20% over the last 15 years and has one of the highest growth GDP rates among the federal states of Germany. The most important branches: automotive, engineering, microelectronics. Such industries as environmental and energy technology, logistics, aviation and space industry, railway equipment are also developed.
10 Saxon and 30 Novosibirsk companies took part in the forum, over 40 bilateral negotiations took place in such areas as machine building, machine tool construction, metalworking, railway, agricultural, aircraft engineering, power and electrical engineering, mining construction, scientific sphere and research.
The program of business visit of Saxon companies included visits to Novosibirsk enterprises: CJSC «Siberian Technological Engineering Plant», PJSC «Tyazhstankohydropress», Research and Production Association PJSC «ELSIB», OJSC «Novosibirsk Instrument Plant», LLC «Sibelektroprivod», PJSC «SIBLITMASH», JSC «Machine Building Plant Trud».
According to the participants of the business forum, the meeting of businessmen from Novosibirsk and Saxon companies demonstrated a high level of mutual understanding and partnership. The parties will continue to enhance effective cooperation.