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EXPO 2017 Astana

EXPO 2017 Astana is a specialized international exhibition held under the auspices of the International Exhibitions Bureau. It will enable representatives of over 100 countries to join forces in order to tackle energy and ecology-related issues of the present time and work out a new model for global energy development

International Congress & Expo“BIOMASS: Fuel & Power”April 6-7, 2016 in Moscow, Russia

Russian Biofuels Association is pleased to invite you to attend the International Congress & Expo “BIOMASS: Fuel & Power” and will be honored if you would consider joining us in Moscow

Russian-German Bioeconomy and Biomedicine Forum took place on November 15-18th, 2015 in Moscow Region

Russian-German Bioeconomy and Biomedicine Forum took place on November 15-18th, 2015 in Moscow Region. The main purpose of the forum is to expand cooperation between Russia and Germany in the field of industrial biotechnology and biomedicine

IKEA Centres Russia organizes Hackathon MEGAthon 2015

November 11 developers, programmers, experts in business, retail trade experts, designers and marketing specialists will be able to take part in the first IKEA Centres Russia Hackathon


 On 10th July the III International TECHNOLOGY FOR CITIES was held within the framework of the INNOPROM-2015 Industrial Trade Fair in Ekaterinburg. The forum makes an effective platform for integration between service companies and the state sector, for development in the infrastructure of cities. Traditionally the exhibition and business program of this project have primarily addressed the technological aspects of managing urban services – construction of housing and roads, infrastructure, urban improvement, resource management, transport and so forth. The Technology For Cities forum took place with the support of the Ministry for Housing Development of the Russian Federation

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