The UNIDO Centre and the Agency of Technological Development sign a joint declaration

December 20, 2017

The UNIDO Centre and the Agency of Technological Development sign a joint declaration

On 15 December 2017 the autonomous non-profit organization “Agency of Technological Development” and the UNIDO Centre for International Industrial Cooperation in Russian Federation have signed a Joint Declaration with the aim of developing cooperation. The document was signed by the General Director of the Agency Maxim Shereykin and the UNIDO Centre Director Sergey Korotkov.

The Declaration foresees partners’ joint work in the field of technological transfer and support to the development of high-technology production of industrial goods in Russia. Furthermore, the parties intend to contribute to capacity-building for the development of small and medium-sized enterprises. Partners give a particular attention to the work in the field of renewable energy sources, industrial energy efficiency and cleaner production. The Agency of Technological Development and the UNIDO Centre intend to exchange technological requests and project proposals.

The parties will also support modern foreign technology acquisition by Russian organizations, and contribute to the development and implementation of projects aimed at localization of technologies on the territory of Russian Federation.

The UNIDO Centre and the Agency of Technological Development sign a joint declaration

“The agreement we have signed with the Agency of Technological Development is very important to us. We have many points of convergence, foremost, from our side we can work on searching and promoting technologies from abroad on the Russian market and adapting them to Russian context”, stressed Sergey Korotkov.

“UNIDO is an international organization that focuses on industry development. The agreement opens the access to best international practices and international experts. One of the tasks of UNIDO is promotion of ecologically significant technologies, such as energy saving and waste processing, and in this segment, we count on active cooperation”, noted Maxim Shereykin.

Apart from UNIDO, the Agency also cooperates with companies from Japan, China, Korea, Great Britain, Italy, Germany and Israel on the selection of technological solutions. Besides, the Italian organization ICE, Japanese organizations NEDO and JETRO, South-Korean KOTRA and KIAT, Harbin KOVO International Procurement Service Centre (China) and others, are international partners of the Agency on technology selection on the global market.

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