Providing a “one-stop shop” for Russian and foreign investors, the Development Corporation helps companies to get all necessary information about possible support measures, to seek assistance in resolving emerging issues and attracting additional financing, to reduce the time and financial costs of an investor spent for creating an enterprise.
Support of investment projects on the “one-stop shop” principle allows the quick information and organizational assistance to investors and entrepreneurs.
The Development and Investment Strategy Council under the Nizhny Novgorod Region Governor was established in July 2018.
The Council is a permanent collegial advisory body created to coordinate the actions of the executive authorities of the Nizhny Novgorod Region, territorial bodies of federal executive authorities and other organizations, regardless of their organizational and legal form, in order to develop and implement the Social and Economic Development Strategy of the Nizhny Novgorod Region until 2035, the creation of a favorable investment climate in the Nizhny Novgorod Region.
The Council is headed by the Chairman – the Governor of the Nizhny Novgorod Region. The Council includes representatives of state authorities of the Nizhny Novgorod Region, territorial bodies of federal executive authorities, financial and public organizations, representatives of the Nizhny Novgorod Region Development Corporation. The Council has a presidium.
- the rapid development of high-tech sectors of the economy;
- technological development (digitalization, green economy);
- import substitution;
- creating of a favorable investment and business climate;
- development of transport, energy and telecommunications infrastructure;
- development of the economic potential of the territories, the creation of new “growth points” in cities and districts of the Nizhny Novgorod Region;
- stimulation of energy and resource conservation in the real sector of economy, improving the energy efficiency of the utility and public sector;
- spatial development of the Nizhny Novgorod Region;
- creation of new regional development institutions;
- improvement of the efficiency of public investments;
- pursuance of an active policy for the development of the economy of single-industry towns.
The Council for Land and Property Relations under the Government of the Nizhny Novgorod Region is authorized to consider issues related to the provision of land for construction.
The Council is a collegial deliberative body created to resolve land and property issues in the implementation of investment projects, public-private partnership projects, projects based on concession agreements, and the preservation and use of cultural heritage objects located in the Nizhny Novgorod Region.
The Council is headed by the Chairman – the minister of property and land relations of the Nizhny Novgorod Region. The Council is composed of heads of structural units of the Nizhny Novgorod Region Government, heads of territorial bodies of federal government authorities, heads of large municipalities and heads of leading enterprises in the region.
In order to create a favorable investment climate in the Nizhny Novgorod Region in the interests of the business community, an advisory body has been established under the Governor of the Nizhny Novgorod Region to coordinate the implementation of major investment projects in the region - the Investors Club.
The goal of the Investors Club is to build effective interaction between public authorities of the Nizhny Novgorod Region and representatives of the business community.
The Club will include the largest industrial companies and enterprises of the Nizhny Novgorod Region.
For more expeditious and effective work on the implementation of investment projects at the regional and local levels, the Institute of Investment Commissioners was established, which represents the executive authorities, local authorities, territorial bodies of federal authorities and natural monopolies.
The Institution of Investment Commissioners will reduce the time required to obtain approvals and permits due to daily monitoring and involvement in the project and, therefore, significantly reduce the time of project implementation.
The second module of the training program for investment commissioners was held on November 20-22, 2019. 73 people from 82 took part in the training, 49 of them from local authorities of the Nizhny Novgorod region, 17 – from regional Executive authorities, 7 – from subjects of natural monopolies and resource – supplying organizations of the region.
The business part of the training program included trainings and seminars aimed at improving the professional level of investment commissioners.
The training was organized in 5 main directions (tracks):
The speakers of the training program were leading Federal and regional speakers:
As a result of the training, a survey of participants was conducted (39 out of 73 people filled out the questionnaire), according to which the average score for the organization of the training program was 9.75 on a 10-point scale.
On April 24-26, 2019, at the Borsky Sports Center (Bor) the Nizhny Novgorod Region Development Corporation organized the 1st training program module for Investment Commissioners, which was attended by 76 people: 50 representatives of local authorities of the Nizhny Novgorod Region, 19 representatives of regional executive authorities, 7 representatives of natural monopolies and resource-supplying organizations of the region.
The training program is aimed at discussing the problems of building and developing a system of working with investors in the region. Particular attention is paid to the coordination of investment activities in the region, the optimization of processes to improve investment policies and support investment projects in the region, as well as monitoring the progress of investment projects. The program is considerably focused on the efficiency of the project approach applied to the process management and the development of team building skills.
The business part of the training program included the conduct of trainings and seminars aimed at improving the professional level of Investment Commissioners.
The training was organized in 4 main areas (tracks):
In addition, special attention was paid to team building activities aimed at establishing effective communication channels between participants. At the end of the training program, the participants were awarded certificates.
Speakers in the training program were leading federal and regional speakers, such as:
The event included a survey of participants, which showed that the average score for the organization of the training program was 9.64 on a 10-point scale.
The Industry Development Foundation was established at the initiative of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation in order to modernize the Russian industry, to organize new enterprises and to achieve the import substitution.
The foundation was created by transforming the Russian Foudation for Technological Development.
The foundation offers preferential terms for co-financing projects aimed at developing new high-tech products, import substitution, export, leasing of production equipment, implementation of machine-building projects, digitalization of existing enterprises, manufacture of high-tech civilian and/or dual-use products by defense industry enterprises, manufacture of components, drug labeling and increasing performance.
The Foundation was established according by transforming the Non-Profit Organization "Foundation for the Promotion of Venture Investment in Small Enterprises in the Scientific and Technical Fields of the Nizhny Novgorod Region".
The purposes of the Foundation are:
The Foundation is operating in the two main areas:
- Provision of loans from 20 to 100 million rubles in co-financing together with the RF Industry Development Foundation
- Consulting on the programs of the RF Industry Development Foundation
- Consulting on regional and federal industry support programs.
- Attracting investments in projects at early development stages
- Consulting services
- Conducting innovation-oriented events.
Joint Stock Company "Federal Corporation for the Development of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises" (SME Corporation) is acting according to the Civil Code of the Russian Federation, the Federal Law No. 208-FZ of December 26, 1995 "On Joint Stock Companies", the Federal Law No. 209-FZ of July 24, 2007 "On the Development of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in the Russian Federation", the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation dated No. 287 of June 5, 2015 "On Measures for the Further Development of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises", other legislative and regulatory documents of the Russian Federation.
The SME Corporation operates as a development institute in the field of small and medium-sized enterprises in order to coordinate the support to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
The main objectives of the SME Corporation are:
The State Autonomous Institution "Center for the Development of Export Potential of the Nizhny Novgorod Region" was established in order to implement the policy of the Nizhny Novgorod Region Government for creating, operating and developing a system of comprehensive support for export oriented small and medium enterprises of the Nizhny Novgorod Region.
The Center was founded by the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Entrepreneurship of the Nizhny Novgorod Region.
Consumers of public services are small and medium-sized businesses that produce and sell goods and services intended for export.
The main objectives of the Center are:
The Agency for the Development of the Guarantee System and Microcredit Company for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises of the Nizhny Novgorod Region was established in March 2009 by the Nizhny Novgorod Region Government represented by the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Entrepreneurship of the Nizhny Novgorod Region.
The Agency’s main activities are:
The Agency for the Development of the Cluster Policy and Entrepreneurship of the Nizhny Novgorod Region was established in 2015 by the Decree of the Nizhny Novgorod Region Government No. 1438-r of August 04, 2015.
The founder is the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Entrepreneurship of the Nizhny Novgorod Region.
Main objectives of the Agency:
The Foundation was established by the Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 1186 dated November 11, 2014.
The Foundation’s mission is to assist in the development of infrastructure and diversification of the economy of single-industry towns in order to stabilize their socio-demographic and economic status.
Main purposes of the Foundation:
Activities of the Innovation and Consulting Center of the Agro-Industrial Complex:
The Center for Innovation of the Social Sphere of the Nizhny Novgorod Region was established in August 2017 at the initiative of the Nizhny Novgorod Region Government at the Regional Ministry of Industry, Trade and Entrepreneurship with the methodological support of the Agency for Strategic Initiatives.
Main activities of the Center:
The Federal Agency for Youth Affairs is a federal executive body, whose activity is wholly focused on creating equal conditions for the self-realization of our younger generation.
The Agency was established by the Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 409 of May 29, 2008 on the Federal Agency for Youth Affairs.
The main objective of the Agency is to create the maximum number of opportunities for self-realization of young people and, therefore, to achieve the effective realization of the innovative potential of young people in the society.
Business Russia is an all-Russian public organization representing private non-resource companies that are achieving leading positions in their industries. The organization founded in 2001 represents the business community interacting with executive authorities and strives to improve the investment climate, helps create mechanisms to support Russian industry in foreign markets and attract foreign investments.
Business Russia unites more than 3 thousand entrepreneurs from 83 constituent entities of the Russian Federation, including the Nizhny Novgorod Region.
The Сhairman of the Nizhny Novgorod regional branch:
The Commissioner for the Protection of Rights of Entrepreneurs in the Nizhny Novgorod Region
603134, Nizhny Novgorod, Kostina str., 2, office 43
+7 (962) 506-37-25
+7 (831) 430-08-06
The Support of Russia is an all-Russian public organization, which is a platform for effective interaction between owners and managers of small and medium-sized enterprises and representatives of federal executive bodies, regional authorities and municipalities, as well as representatives of the expert community. The organization’s activities are aimed at solving urgent issues that Russian entrepreneurs face in their daily business practices.
The Support of Russia includes 65 specialized committees and commissions that work in key areas for small and medium-sized businesses: legal protection, raising Foundations, obtaining state support, etc.
The Support of Russia unites more than 400 thousand entrepreneurs throughout Russia. The organization has 346 branches in all 85 constituent entities of the Russian Federation, including the Nizhny Novgorod Region.
The Chairman of the Nizhny Novgorod regional branch:
603000, Nizhny Novgorod, St. Postal Congress, 11
The Nizhny Novgorod Association of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs operates in the region and unites more than 400 legal entities that produce about 80% of industrial products.
The main purpose of the association is:
603001, Nizhny Novgorod, Nizhnevolzhskaya embankment str., 5/2
The mission of the CCI of the Nizhny Novgorod Region is to promote the development of the economy of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation – The Nizhny Novgorod Region, its integration as part of the Russian economy into the world economic system and to promote the development of entrepreneurial structures at all levels, the development of an industrial, financial, trade and scientific policies to this effect, to settle relations between entrepreneurs and their social partners, creating favorable conditions for the entrepreneurial activity, and to organize interaction between business entities and the state represented by its bodies, to promote the comprehensive development of all types of entrepreneurship, trade, economic, scientific and technical ties between entrepreneurs of the Nizhny Novgorod Region and entrepreneurs from the Russian Federation and foreign countries, to coordinate and represent interests of all members of the CCI of the Nizhny Novgorod Region.
Representing the interests of the entrepreneurial community, the organization actively interacts with representatives of all levels and branches of the government, organizes business meetings and conducts work in such areas as supporting small and medium-sized businesses, lawmaking, developing concepts and programs in various sectors of the economy, promoting innovative processes as the main a condition for the formation of a new innovation-oriented economy of the region.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Nizhny Novgorod Region unites more than 1 thousand enterprises. The membership base of the organization is constantly replenished due to the expansion of the network of representative offices covering all regions of the Nizhny Novgorod Region.
603005, Nizhny Novgorod, Nesterova str., 31
The organization was created with the aim of uniting foreign companies and citizens of the Nizhny Novgorod Region to establish contacts with representatives of the government and create more favorable conditions for efficient business in the Nizhny Novgorod Region and Russia as a whole.
ICANN includes the largest international companies operating in the Nizhny Novgorod Region. ICANN is a business club for effective business and informal communication. ICANN currently has 43 members that are legal entities or individuals.
The main mission of the organization is:
At the same time, ICANN implements a number of projects aimed at the social and economic development of the region:
The project provides an opportunity to learn more about the specifics of working in an international company, to practice at one of the international companies in the Nizhny Novgorod Region and to get a chance to be employed as a result of the internship.
Director of Hexagon Composites Rus (Nizhny Novgorod)
+7 (930) 679-61-95
+7 (902) 301-45-60
The Institute of the Ombudsmen for the Protection of Rights of Entrepreneurs is established to guarantee state protection of the rights and legitimate interests of business entities registered in the region and business entities whose rights and legitimate interests are violated in the region.
The Institute of the Ombudsmen for the Protection of Rights of Entrepreneurs was officially established in the region in December 2013.
The Ombudsmen for the Protection of Rights of Entrepreneurs:
603134, Nizhny Novgorod, Kostina str., 2, office 43
+7 (831) 430-33-73
+7 (831) 430-33-84
The State Industrial Information System was created according to the Order of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation for the implementation of industrial policy with the goal to:
The State Industrial Information System provides services for all industrial entities – from the authorities of the Russian Federation to separate enterprises and individual entrepreneurs.
The SME Business Navigator is an information resource owned by the SME Corporation, designed to organize the provision of marketing and information support to SMEs.
It operates according to Part 2 of Article 25.1 of the Federal Law No. 209-FZ of July 24, 2007 on the Development of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in the Russian Federation.
Purposes of the SME Business Navigator:
Objectives of the SME Business Navigator:
Regulatory Guillotine is an instrument for an extensive revise and cancellation of legal and regulatory acts that negatively affect the overall business climate and regulatory environment.
Goal of implementation:
Total revise of mandatory requirements, according to which legal and regulatory acts and mandatory requirements contained in them must be reviewed with the broad participation of the business and expert communities.
Objectives of the Regulatory Guillotine:
In accordance with the instructions of the President, as part of his address to the Federal Assembly, the Government of the Russian Federation needs to ensure the cancellation from January 1, 2021 all legal and regulatory that establish requirements that are subject to verification in the exercise of state control (supervision).
Electronic inspector is a self-checking service for self-monitoring entrepreneurs in various business areas.
The Electronic Inspector service helps entrepreneurs prepare for obtaining permits and state services (licenses, permits, rights, subsidies) for free and quickly and check their activity for compliance with Federal and regional legislation, identify shortcomings and get recommendations for their elimination without direct interaction with the government authorities.
The Mirror Check Register is a feedback mechanism for online obtaining an information from small and medium-sized business entities on the results of inspections and offences committed during their conduct, in order to compare them with the information contained in the Unified Check Register.
The use of the mechanism ("mirror register") will allow the entrepreneur to leave a feedback on the results of the checking. It is also possible to specify violations that, in the opinion of the entrepreneur, were made by the inspection bodies in the case of organizing and conducting the inspection with the response of the Prosecutor General's office of the Russian Federation and control and supervisory authorities to the detected offences.
As a result of consideration of the entrepreneur's application, he receives a substantive response from the Office of the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation and (or) the supervisory authority to the email address specified in the application.