In 2012, at the Magnitogorsk Metallurgical Combine the economic effect of the implementation of innovative activity has exceeded 3.5 billion rubles.
Last year, the specialists of "MMK" conducted 62 research projects (R & D) costs of which amounted to 72.5 million rubles. The economic impact of the introduction of the research was 2371.5 mln.
A lot of research, technological development activities and pre-studies conducted in collaboration with leading research institutes of the country. The expected economic effect of the use of the results carried out in 2012 by third parties of works is 374 million rubles. Also in 2012, confirmed by the actual economic effect on R & D performed and incorporated earlier (before 2012), in the amount of 382 million rubles.
In the past year, there were 46 applications for inventions and utility models, introduced 25 inventions and innovations in 2147. The economic impact of the introduction of innovations, inventions and utility models totaled 347 million rubles.
Also in 2012, the country produced nearly three thousand tons of innovative products (IVP) for 11 projects for such well-known companies like LG, Samsung, Bosch. The cost of developing and manufacturing IIP amounted to 71.4 million rubles.
The total cost of innovation of "MMK" in 2012 amounted to about 238 million rubles., The economic effect of the implementation of innovative activity in the past year has exceeded 3.5 billion rubles.