The Tomsk region is preparing to two international APEC events
04 июня, 15:10
As many as two international events organized by the largest economic association “Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation” (APEC) will take place in Tomsk on June 13–15.
The events are “Development of regional innovation ecosystems” forum and a faire of financial opportunities for small business with a focus on projects initiated by women.
Both the events aim at establishing working contacts with the region and will be of use for small business and projects that seek funding and the ways to reach foreign markets. Participation in the events is free, but registration is mandatory.
The participants of “Development of regional innovation ecosystems” forum will be able to exchange experience in the development of clusters and discuss options for inter-cluster cooperation at the APEC platform. Representatives from Russia, Singapore and Israel will share successful cases of public-private partnership, present joint projects and tell about peculiarities of building an efficient interaction.
The faire of financial opportunities for small business with the focus on projects initiated by women is organized and takes place in Russia for the first time. Its objective is to show where one can obtain funds for the development of business projects, as well as provide access to international grant and contest programs, and foundations that provide funding for business projects.
Apart from that, in the frameworks of APEC events, a delegation from Chinese Taipei will be working in Tomsk on June 12–15, including representatives of large universities and business of eight APEC economies. At the moment, over 30 foreign participants have registered – from Chile, Mexico, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Chinese Taipei, Peru and the Philippines.
For further information: 8-913-858-5508 (Yulia Kostevich, Director of Smart Business Trips).
APEC includes 21 economies (Australia, Brunei, Vietnam, Hongkong, Indonesia, Canada, China, Chinese Taipei, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Republic of Korea, Russia, Singapore, USA, Thailand, the Philippines, Chile and Japan), 60 % of the world’s GDP and 47 % of world trade in goods and services.
APEC events in Tomsk are supported by the Ministry of Economic Development and the Ministry of Economic Development of Chinese Taipei. The visit of foreign delegations, participants and speakers is organized by Smart Business Trips