According to the agreement, overall project investments are at least 1 billion 277 million rubles including co-financing provided by the Fund for Infrastructure and Educational Programs in the amount not to exceed 759 million rubles.
The Ulyanovsk NanoCenter will specialize in three areas:
The construction of the new nanotechnology center is planned to be completed by the end of 2012 in Ulyanovsk.
The project to establish a nanotechnology center in Ulyanovsk was selected through the second open competition to create nanocenters in the Russian regions.
The Fund for Infrastructure and Educational Programs was established in 2010 pursuant to the Federal Law 211-FZ “About Reorganization of the Russian Nanotechnologies Corporation”. The Fund’s goal is to develop innovative infrastructure in the field of nanotechnology, including implementation of already started by RUSNANO educational and infrastructural programs.
Aleksey Ponomarev, Deputy Minister of Education and Science of the Russian Federation is the Chairman of the Supervisory Council, which is the highest governing body of the Fund. According to the Fund’s Charter, the Council develops its strategies, sets up its budget and determines priorities for its activities. Anatoly Chubais , Chairman of the Executive Board of RUSNANO, serves as Chairman of the Fund’s Executive Board, which is its collegial executive body.Andrey Svinarenko is the Fund’s CEO.