The senior management of the Ministry of Industry and Enterprise Development of the Murmansk region took part in the specialized exhibition-conference "SevTEK" Investment and Energy Fair within the frames of the 5th Murmansk international business week
One of the first events during the 5th Murmansk international business week was the joint plenary session of the exhibition-conference "SevTEK" and Invest-session: Energy Investment Fair of the Murmansk region. During the meeting the participants talked about the technological solutions that allow to conduct balanced business activities in the Arctic region: energy efficiency, alternative energy sources, technologies improving the efficiency in the energy sector.
The Deputy Minister for Development of the Murmansk region Industry and Enterprise Tatiana Russkova made a presentation "State support of investment projects in the field of energy, housing and public utilities of the Murmansk region". The presentation was about the regional forms of state support in the field of investment activity, highlighting the fact that in 2017 at the expense of the regional budget subsidies will be provided to investment activity entities implementing investment projects of the Murmansk region, for reimbursement of the fee paid for technological connection to electric networks.
An important part of the Invest-session was the round table on "Technological connection to electric networks in the implementation of small and medium business projects", during which a constructive dialogue was held between the representatives of "IDGC North-West", small and medium-sized businesses, and regional authorities.
The moderator of the round table was the Director General of regional Development Corporation Alexey Baryshkin.
Within the frames of the round table the Deputy Minister of the Murmansk region industry and enterprise development, Oleg Kostenko, presented a report under the title "The effectiveness of technological connection to the engineering infrastructure - an important component of the region's investment attractiveness", in which he noted the particular importance are the timely implementation of measures aimed at improving and simplifying the procedures for granting land plots for the construction of transmission facilities, the implementation of measures to reduce the timing for the receipt of initial permits.
In addition, the Investment Fair Energy experts of the branch "Kolenergo" "IDGC North-West" advised the representatives of regional companies regarding the possibilities of connecting to the energy infrastructure.
During the Invest session awards were presented to the finalists of the program "Polar Express Invest - 2016".
Participants whose projects have won first, second and third places were congratulated by the Deputy Minister of Industry and Enterprise Development of the Murmansk region, Oleg Kostenko and the CEO of the Corporation development in the Murmansk region Alexei Baryshkin. The winners received diplomas, gifts. The officials expressed hope for further cooperation with the entrepreneurs. All finalists have the opportunity to sign an agreement with the Corporation for information and consultating.
The organizers of the fair were the companies "IDGC North-West", "Corporation for Development of the Murmansk region" and the "Strategic Partnership" North-West " with the support of the Presidential Envoy to the North-West Federal District and the Government of the Murmansk region.