Innovation Zones

 
Tomsk SEZ

Special Economic Zones: Techno-innovation zone

 

Priority industries: 

 

  • IT and electronics
  • Medicine and biotechnology
  • Nanotechnologies and nonmaterial
  • Resource saving technologies

SEZ area: 207 ha

Residents: 58

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Dubna SEZ

Special Economic Zones: Techno-innovation zone

Priority industries:

  • Software
  • Information technology and telecommunication 
  • Nuclear technology
  • Nanotechnology
  • Medical devices

SEZ area: 187,7 ha

Residents: 87

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Zelenograd SEZ

Special Economic Zones: Techno-innovation zone

Priority industries:

 

  • Micro-electronics
  • Optical electronics
  • Information technology
  • Nanotechnology

 

SEZ area: 146.27 ha

Residents: 35

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St. Peterrsburg SEZ

Special Economic Zones: Techno-innovation zone

Priority industries: 

  • IT and telecommunications
  • Pharmaceuticals and medical devices
  • Nanotechnology
  • Precise instrumentation

SEZ area: 129.4 ha

Residents: 37

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Located in major centres of science and education with long-standing scientific traditions and recognised research schools, the Innovation Zones offer great opportunities for innovative businesses to manufacturescience-intensive products and sell them on the domestic and international markets.

A set of customs and tax privileges and access to professional personnel resources combined with growing demand for new technologies and modernisation of various sectors of Russian economy make the Innovation Zones attractive for venture funds and developers/manufacturers of technology-intensive products.

The four existing Innovation Zones are situated in Tomsk, St. Petersburg, Moscow, and Dubna, Moscow Region.

The Innovation Zones’ priority sectors are:

  • Nano and biotechnologies
  • Medical technology
  • Electronic and telecom equipment
  • Information technology
  • Precise and analytical instruments
  • Nuclear physics