Nizhny Novgorod region will receive funds for the development of industrial cluster

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Nizhny Novgorod enterprises will receive state support in the amount of 872 million rubles for the development of industrial cluster, reported the press service of the regional government with reference to the head of the region Gleb Nikitin.

In the competitive selection of joint cluster projects in the Ministry of industry and trade of the Russian Federation took part 24 projects from 17 industrial clusters, the total amount of requested subsidies from the enterprises-participants of clusters amounted to 6.8 billion rubles.

«Grants is a confirmation of the success of industrial cluster in Nizhny Novgorod region. Thanks to the active support from the government of the region and the high level of applications, the Commission praised the three joint cluster project, noting also the high potential projects in terms of exports; 872 million rubles received for the implementation of approved projects will create new jobs and solve problems in the field of import substitution», — the press service quoted the words of Nikitin.

The head of the region emphasized that all the projects relate to the major regional areas of the automotive industry and auto components production. Thanks to the implementation of joint projects of cluster members in the Nizhny Novgorod region will be organized the production of new versions of all-metal vans and high-tech components that will create 1380 high-performance workplaces.

«The cluster approach is very much in demand for the region. We will develop this direction, to increase the number of applications and to broaden the focus,» said Nikitin.

In turn, the Director of the Association of clusters and technoparks Andrei Shpilenko said that industrial clusters – a unique tool that is focused on large business and small and medium enterprises.

«A systematic work on the development of industrial cluster in Nizhny Novgorod region has been ongoing for more than a year. Therefore, the results of selection of projects is logical. First of all, this is the right cluster policy of the head region Gleb Nikitin. Include Nizhny Novgorod industrial cluster projects have shown their effectiveness. I am confident that the implementation of the projects supported by the Ministry of industry and trade will enhance the region’s position and enhance the dynamics of the development of both large and small enterprises cluster», — quotes the press-service of the word Shpilenko.