OREANDA-NEWS. In the course of the Moscow International Innovative Development Forum "Open Innovations" Vnesheconombank and All-Russian non-governmental organization Delovaya Rossia entered into an agreement on cooperation.

On behalf of Vnesheconombank the agreement was signed by Chairman Vladimir Dmitriev and on behalf of Delovaya Rossia - by President Alexei Repik.

The parties agreed to develop strategic partnership and long-term, effective and mutually beneficial cooperation. The Bank and the non-governmental organization intend to implement projects and programs in order to assist in commercializing and introducing innovative technologies as well as developing domestic production facilities in the sectors in line with the Bank for Development investment activity priorities.

Under the agreement Delovaya Rossia is to submit information to consideration by Vnesheconombank on the projects it wants to implement.

VEB is expected to consider its participation in implementing projects in accordance with investment requests.

Cooperation between VEB and Delovaya Rossia would make it possible to create an efficient mechanism for promoting innovative projects in the interests of the business community and the state. Implementation of investment projects aimed at enhancing innovations is one of VEB's main lines of activity.

Individual agreements are scheduled to be concluded to implement specific projects.

Delovaya Rossia is a union of new generation Russian entrepreneurs working mainly in the non-raw materials sectors of economy: mechanical engineering, light industry, agriculture and in many others. Delovaya Rossia comprises more than 3.5 thousand entrepreneurs from almost all regions of the country.