In Moscow, the number of technoparks has increased five times

© RIA Novosti / Grigory to Sysoeva in fotovakschool. Archival photoIn Moscow, the number of technoparks has increased five times© RIA Novosti / Grigory to Sysoeva the image Bank

The number of technoparks in Moscow for the last four years has increased 5 times, while they are all busy residents of almost 100%, told RIA Novosti Deputy mayor, head of mayor’s staff and Moscow government Natalya Sergunina Thursday.

«Today we are talking about the trend for localization of high-tech foreign companies in Moscow. Residents are attracted provided the city support measures such as subsidies and tax incentives. For business, the most favorable conditions — for the last 4 years the number of technoparks in the capital has increased 5 times, while their surface area is occupied by residents already almost 100%,» said Sergunina.

The Vice-mayor said that today, the city has 33 Technopark, whereas in 2014 there were only six, together with the increased number of residents from 450 to 1767 and jobs from 6.8 thousand to 46.9 thousand.

She noticed that in a short time, on October 31, the city on the basis of Technopark «Caliber» in Ostankino will open the first residential area of the British company Rotork UK manufacturing and logistics complex will occupy the area of 1.5 thousand square meters.

«In the future, industrial parks, special economic zones, private high-tech enterprise will become one large innovation cluster. This will reduce logistics costs and strengthen the internal links between companies that need to enhance the competitiveness of Moscow products,» he noted.