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In France, clusters allow to conquer markets

The guest of our column today is Katia ROINET, the advisor of the Ambassador of the French Republic in the Russian Federation on Agriculture in Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Armenia, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan.   - Good afternoon, Ms. ROINET!   - Good afternoon!   - Today Russia is actively forming industrial clusters in various spheres of the economy. And readers of our website are interested in learning about the established practice in foreign countries. Naturally, France as one of the leading economies of the world is no exception.   - Of course, clusters exist in France, they function in different sectors of the economy. We call them Competitiveness Centers. This concept was fixed in 2005, today the total number of such Competitiveness Centers in France is 67.   - Including the agro-industrial sector?   - Yes, eleven Competitiveness Centers carry out activities in the field of agriculture or the agro-food…



Sheep breeding always determined the economy and life of Transbaikalia

The guest of our column today is Vladimir LOSKUTNIKOV, the Acting Minister of Agriculture of Transbaikal Territory.   - Good afternoon, Mr. LOSKUTNIKOV!   - Good afternoon!   - We decided to make a series of reports about Russian regions. Transbaikal region opens a regional column on the Omsky Biocluster web resource.   - So, are we first?   - You're right. And which sector is the first in the agro-industry of Transbaikal Territory? Crop or livestock farming? What place do they take in the region economy?   - Animal husbandry is the leading sector of the agro-industry of Transbaikal Territory due to natural and climatic conditions. The share of livestock products in agricultural production in the region is 75%. Transbaikal Territory steadily holds the leading positions among the subjects of the Siberian Federal District and the Russian Federation in terms of the number of cattle, sheep and goats, horses…

We should learn to be more effective

  The guest of our column today is Olga FEDULOVA, the President of Union 'Omsk Chamber of Commerce and Industry'.    -Good afternoon, Ms. FEDULOVA!    - Good afternoon!    - We congratulate you on election as a Head of Union 'Omsk Chamber of Commerce and Industry'. Is it your first interview in a new capacity?    - You're right. Thank you for congratulations.         - Ms. FEDULOVA, you have been working in the CCI system for more than 20 years.     - Yes, I started working in Omsk CCI in 1993 after graduation from Omsk Institute of Technology (now it’s the Institute of Service). The same year the Federal Law 'On Chambers of Commerce and Industry in the Russian Federation' was adopted. It was a very important and significant event for us! Omsk Chamber has functioned for 1 year. Headed by Tatiana  KHOROSHAVINA we passed all stages of Omsk…

  • 10 April 2018
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Cooperation is the basis of success!

The guest of our column today: the head of Omsky Biocluster's 'Genetics and Breeding of Cattle Practice' Anatoly SHULAKOV.   - Mr. Shulakov, good afternoon!   - Good afternoon!   - Last interview, we discussed the need for an integrated approach to solving livestock problems within a single enterprise, where the achievement of the result requires improvement not only in the genetics of animals, but also in feeding, maintenance, and training. So, the enterprise should not think about cooperation?   - Firstly: the result is impossible without own initiative. Secondly, we can and should unite each other's competencies, achieving a synergistic effect. Systemic and complexness of any decisions is required - but at a higher level. 

  • 10 November 2017
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OmSAU got access to Scopus and Web of Science

As part of the national subscription, by decision and with the financial support of the Ministry of Education and Science, the Omsk State Agrarian University (member of Omsky Biocluster) is granted access to the database of international indexes of scientific citation Scopus and Web of Science.

Project Finance Facility started its activity

The government guarantee for the amount of 294bn RUR was granted to the specialized Project Finance Facility (Fabrica Proektnogo Finansirovaniya, FPF) by the order of the Government of the Russian Federation dated August 7, 2018 No. 1647-r. The state guarantee for the period until December 31, 2040 is designed to ensure the execution of up to 100% of the obligations of the FPF for planned bonded loans.

Nine distilleries in North Ossetia will produce bioethanol

Nine idle at present distilleries in the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania are ready to be redeveloped for the production of bioethanol. Such statement on August 14 in Vladikavkaz was made by the head of the republican department for state regulation of production and turnover of alcoholic and alcohol-containing products Batraz Khidirov, TASS reported.

Evonik is going to finish the plant for grain processing in Rostov

Construction of the plant for grain deep processing Donbiotech is planned to be completed by the end of 2019, Vasily Golubev, Governor of Rostov region, told this in an interview with Kommersant-Yug. According to him, an investor is being searched for, which will complete the construction of the enterprise, as well as working with banks.

Omsky Biocluster will cooperate with Crescendo Worldwide

Omsky Biocluster Association has signed a cooperation agreement with Crescendo Worldwide - an International Trade Generating Organization based in India, with presence in 18 countries. Agroindustry and its infrastructure are one of the core activities of the company. Crescendo Worldwide includes two basic divisions: International Trade Division and Foreign Direct Investment Division.

Meeting with the US Consul General

In August, the meeting of the Omsky Biocluster CEO with the Consul General of the United States of America in Yekaterinburg Dr. Paul M. Carter took place. The meeting was held during the visit of Dr. Carter to Omsk.

RusAg will finance preferential loans

Russian Agricultural Bank JSC (Omsk branch is a member of Omsky Biocluster) signed a general agreement with Russian Export Center JSC aimed at expanding the credit support of non-primary exporters. The document says the Bank is provided with compensation payments from the federal budget to subsidize interest rates on export credits.

EU: forecast for wheat and barley is lowered again

Strategie Grains experts in their latest report again made significant downward adjustments to the forecast of wheat production in the EU this year due to abnormally dry weather conditions in the northern regions of Europe, which will lead to a significant reduction in grain yield in Germany and Scandinavia, Reuters reports.

Start`Up`Academia at the RITM Youth Forum

From 23 to 29 of July on the basis of the children's health camp "Beryozovaya Roscha" a Youth Forum RITM was held, which was visited by the StartUpAcademia team (division of Omsky Biocluster). The purpose of the forum is to support youth initiatives, to promote the self- realization of youth, to increase the level of its competence and skills, to increase human capital in the interests of economic, civil and cultural development of Omsk region.

OmSAU: MEDIAActive University

The Department of International Relations of the Omsk State Agrarian University (member of Omsky Biocluster) took part in the project entitled 'Information and Open University, International Level'. The project is implemented by the Federal Publishing House 'Accreditation in Education' within the annual All-Russian competition project 'MEDIAactivity of Russian Universities' with the support of the State Duma Committee on Education and Research.

Trips was found in chrysanthemums imported to Omsk

The quarantine pest was found by the specialists of the Laboratory of quarantine phytosanitary examinations and surveys of the Omsk Reference Center of the Rosselkhoznadzor (member of Omsky Biocluster) in potted chrysanthemum plants brought to Omsk region from the Netherlands.