The cost of the center of nanoscale technologies in Kazan, which is scheduled to open in the fourth quarter of 2011 will amount to 3.6 billion rubles. Almost half of this amount will provide state-owned corporation "RUSNANO".
Center for Nanoscale technology-based industrial parks "Idea" and "Himgrad" was among the winners of the first open competition for the selection of projects of nanotechnology centers RUSNANO, which was announced in December 2009. And on October 1, 2010 RUSNANO and Tatarstan signed the founding documents for the creation of Kazan "Center of Nanoscale Technologies", reports TatCenter.ru.
The total cost of the project is 3.6 billion rubles, of which "Rosnano" to allocate 1.7 billion rubles. Center will develop in pharmaceuticals, chemicals and composites. His main task will be to facilitate the market launch of small innovative companies in the field of nanotechnology.