The following officials participated in the press-conference:First Deputy Prime-Minister of the Republic of Tatarstan Ravil Muratov, Minister of Informatization and Communication of the Republic of Tatarstan Farit Fazylzyanov, Director-General of Technopark “Idea” Sergey Yushko, Director-General ofIBM EE/A Kirill Kornilyev, Director of IBM Global Engineering Solutions division in North-Eastern Europe Michael Wirth and the head of Investment-Venture Fund of the Republic of Tatarstan law department Anisa Gainullina.
Technopark “Idea”, IBM Company and Investment-Venture Fund of the
The IT Centre is one of the stages of the IT-park, which will be constructed in
The main goal of IT Centre creation is providing accelerated development of high-tech branches of Tatarstan economy and its economy transformation due to realization of the export potential in machine-building and petrochemistry.
At the beginning of the press-conference First Deputy Prime-Minister of the
The IT Centre is expected to give an impulse to development of the technopark and to provide innovative base for its main clients. The Director-General of Technopark “Idea” Sergey Yushko indicated that the effective combination of the regional and international experience will allow to create the unique conditions for high-tech business development, to organize new workplaces to realize the RT export potential in main branches of economy.
The Director-General of IBM EE/A Kirill Kornilyev noted that IBM is willing to make an important contribution on consolidation of new knowledge and technologies in the most perspective branches of economy, raising competitive advantage and investment potential of the Russian economy in whole. As a consequence of the project realization basic directions and business aspects of IT Centre, reflecting cooperation with industrial partners and academic institutions, will be developed.