On March 15, 2007 a leading international exhibition of high technologies CeBIT-2007 starts working in Hanover(Germany). Republic of Tatarstan participates in it as a part of one All-Russian exposition.
CeBIT-2007 has invited more than 6000 great manufacturing companies from 60 countries of the world. These companies are about to present the latest achievements in sphere of information technology, telecommunication, network technologies, software and multimedia.
This is the 21st exhibition CeBIT and this year Russia was invited as a “partner-country”. Such status both means recognition of Russia as a considerable commercial-economic partner and gives an opportunity to demonstrate possibilities and prospects of development of info-communication branch of the country.
On March 15 opening of Russian exposition and Russian and German IT-summit also took place. Several Russian-German forums are planned for consecutive days: a forum “Russian technoparks – investment opportunities”, “CIO-forum”, a forum “Decisions for enterprises”, a forum “Near-shoring” (outsourcing of IT-problems to neighboring countries) and a number of other joint actions.
Delegation of Tatarstan is composed of the Minister of informatization and communication of RT - Fazylzyanov Farit, representatives of executive authorities, administration of Technopark “Idea” – director general Yushko Sergey, director on economy and finance Karimov Albert and director on innovations Ibragimov Oleg, and representatives of Investment venture fund of RT.
Exposition of the Republic of Tatarstan is presented on united exposition stand under the aegis of the Ministry of informatization and communication of the Russian Federation. The key subject of the stand is presentation of seven future technoparks in high tech sphere. In accordance with federal program, establishment of these technoparks is planned for the years immediately ahead in the most advanced and perspective regions of Russia, including Tatarstan.
Creation of technopark in high tech sphere has already begun in the Republic of Tatarstan. At present time there are specified areas and financing structure. As per the project, Technopark will be located on two sites. IT-park will be built on the territory of the assembly station of the Military enlistment office of Tatarstan which is adjacent to Technopark “Idea”. There will be located: center of design and IT-developments in sphere of petrochemistry and mechanical engineering, educational IT-laboratory, center of investment-technological business-education, student business-incubator and resident-companies. The second site will be specialized in petrochemical branch and will be located on the territory of Technopolis “Himgrad”. Petrochemical Park will unite center of shared application of pilot refinery units, research laboratory (petrochemistry, nanotechnologies), business-incubator and biotechnological center.
Formal presentation of Technopark in IT sphere will be performed by Yushko Sergey - the Director General of Technopark “Idea”. In the course of presentation he will introduce participants and guests of the exhibition to objects, main directions of activities and development of the future technopark.
CeBIT-2007 will last for 6 days (March 15-21). More than 400 000 persons will visit the exhibition for this period.