Round table “Small and medium-sized business. Consolidation of support measures – a ticket to successful development” in the framework of the Investment forum “Sochi-2015”
On October 03 of 2015 a round table “Small and medium-sized business. Consolidation of support measures – a ticket to successful development” was held in the framework of the XIV International investment forum “Sochi-2015” sponsored by the RF Ministry of economic development and JSC “SME Corporation”, which was attended by Oleg Kostenko, acting minister for development of industry and entrepreneurship of Murmansk Oblast.
In June 2015 a Federal Corporation for development of small and medium-sized business (JSC “SME Corporation”) was created by the Order of the President of the Russian Federation. The new Institute is destined to provide consistency of approach to development of SME in the country, coordinate provision of support to the SME entities and, as a result, to ensure growth of this business segment in the economy of the Russian Federation.
In the framework of the round table they discussed issues of increasing efficiency of work of existing SME infrastructure, necessary measures to widen access for SME entities to the borrowed and investment capitals.
In the territory of Murmansk Oblast there are two main institutes for support of small and medium-sized business -– State Regional Budget Institution “Murmansk regional innovation business-incubator” and NPO “Fund for development of small and medium sized business in the Murmansk region”, which provide a wide range of financial, consulting and educational services.