Agency for innovative development – center for cluster development of the Kaluga region

Agency was created by the Government of the Kaluga Region in 2010.
Agency is a system integrator of innovation processes in the region, manages infrastructure projects of innovation development, coordinates the implementation of NTI roadmaps (National technology initiative), acts as the Representative Office of the Fund (Federal) for Assistance to Small Innovative Enterprises, acts as a specialized organization for the management of territorial innovation clusters.
Goal
To create conditions for the emergence and promotion of innovations, to find new sources of growth, to develop a high-tech sector of the economy and territorial clusters of the Kaluga region
Key activities
To form, develop and promote the interests of territorial innovative clusters
To create and support small innovative enterprises, innovation lift
To coordinate innovation infrastructure

To form innovative projects pool
To promote R&D results
To Interact with authorities
Project office of NTI in the Kaluga region
Coordination of development and implementation of NTI activities in Kaluga region in priority regional markets: AutoNet, AeroNet, HealthNet, EnergyNet, NeuroNet.

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    Consulting in
    • Participation in government support programs of the Russian Federation and the Kaluga region;
    • IP rights protection;
    • Business management;
    • Business Law.
    Promotion
    • Organization of thematic events: forums, conferences, seminars, discussions;
    • Search for partners to implement joint projects;
    • Promotion of products in the Russian and foreign markets;
    • Development and distribution of PR documentation;
    • Organization of PR campaign.
    Education and team building
    • Organization and holding of educational programs and seminars for SMEs;
    • Organization of meetings and presentations of enterprises and investors;
    • Team building
    Business development
    • Search and assistance in attracting financial resources;
    • Business planning;
    • Marketing research;
    • Search and provision of premises for business to rent;
    • Services in centers for collective use of equipment and regional engineering centers.
    Competencies
    Center for Cluster Development
    Formation of innovative clusters in the region, development of cluster policies and programs, identification, preparation and implementation of joint cluster initiatives and projects. Development of technoparks and high-tech territories.
    Representation of the Fund (Federal) for Assistance to Small Innovative Enterprises
    Comprehensive consulting and methodological support on the preparation of applications for participation in the programs and competitions of the Fund. Holding of the regional competition within the framework of the UMNIK program and subsequent organizational and financial support of the winners.
    Project office of NTI in the Kaluga region
    Coordination of the development and implementation of NTI activities in the Kaluga region in priority regional markets: AutoNet, AeroNet, HealthNet, EnergyNet, NeuroNet.
    Business navigator for SMEs
    smbn.ru is a free Internet service helping: Choose a business area and calculate a business plan
    Consulting in
    Promotion
    • Organization of thematic events: forums, conferences, seminars, discussions;
    • Search for partners to implement joint projects;
    • Promotion of products in the Russian and foreign markets;
    • Development and distribution of PR documentation;
    • Organization of PR campaign.
    Education and team building
    • Organization and holding of educational programs and seminars for SMEs;
    • Organization of meetings and presentations of enterprises and investors;
    • Team building
    Business development
    • Search and assistance in attracting financial resources;
    • Business planning;
    • Marketing research;
    • Search and provision of premises for business to rent;
    • Services in centers for collective use of equipment and regional engineering centers.
    • Participation in government support programs of the Russian Federation and the Kaluga region;
    • IP rights protection;
    • Business management;
    • Business Law.
    • Find out where to get a loan or a guarantee;
    • Learn about support measures;
    • Learn about actual purchases of big buyers;
    • Place information about company and its product.
    Agency team
    Anatoly A. Sotnikov
    General Director
    Pavel Grankov
    Deputy General Director, Director of Cluster Initiatives and Projects Development Department
    Irina N. Astafyeva
    Chief accountant
    Alina V. Tsepenko
    Director of Business and Project Support Department
    Svetlana O. Shumay
    Project Manager
    Valeriya Razina
    Project Manager
    Ekaterina A. Labuzova
    Project Manager, Office Setup
    Margarita Ivanova
    Deputy director of the department of NTI and support of innovative enterprises and projects