Fund of development of innovative entrepreneurship was opened at the Kaluga chamber of Commerce and industry Open R&D center "Kaluga"
August 13, between the Fund of development of innovative entrepreneurship of the RF CCI and the Kaluga chamber of Commerce and industry signed an agreement on creation on the basis of KTPP Open R&D centre "Kaluga". The document was signed by the President of the Kaluga CCI Tatyana Rozanova and CEO Pavel Rybin.
Fund established by the chamber of Commerce and industry of the Russian Federation with the aim of creating infrastructure of interaction of big business with small and medium-sized innovative enterprises.

This creates a system of open R&D centers on the basis of territorial chambers of Commerce and industry, technoparks, business incubators, Universities and research institutes.

Open R&D center is a communication platform bringing together the unique experience, the results of scientific and technological activities and their own scientific and technological base of innovative enterprises, Universities and research institutes to solve specific technological problems of the business.

"The creation of this infrastructure, big business will be able to "connect" to the resources of foreign scientific and technological base and to search for ideas and technologies on the open market, which will significantly save financial and time resources R & d phase.

Small and medium-sized innovative companies will receive orders for R & d, supply of equipment and technologies, will be able to realize and develop their own scientific and technological capacity and implement cooperation in the solution of sophisticated tasks, including at the regional level, to form their own industrial and scientific-technological policy based on the analysis of innovative development programs of large business", - commented on the main advantages of the created infrastructure, the General Director Pavel Rybin.

The system is based on the model of "open innovation", which was widely spread in the world, even the world's largest corporations are increasingly using the results of research and development for small and medium innovative enterprises.

As the first project open R&D center "Kaluga" got the technology request for the development and delivery of unmanned aerial vehicles of helicopter type.


Kaluga chamber of Commerce was established on 25 November 1992 the main industrial enterprises and business entities of Kaluga region. The goals and objectives of the Kaluga TPP is aimed at promoting the development of regional economy and creation of favorable conditions for business development.

Kaluga chamber of Commerce – a business Association of the region, which to date, on a voluntary basis includes more than 350 companies and entrepreneurs in Kaluga and the Kaluga region.

Main directions of activity are etc certification of workplaces on working conditions, certification services, product expertise, development of business education, investment activity.

At the Kaluga TPP has a number of professional associations – Committees and Commissions across industries and lines of business.
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