Today in Moscow on the First National Conference "Financing of industrial projects" JSC "SEZ" Titanium Valley" was awarded by a joint award of the Sberbank and the Association of industrial parks for significant contributions to the industry. The high appreciation was given to the work of the management company, which focuses not only on the project to establish a special economic zone "Titanium Valley" in the Sverdlovsk region, but also elaborates the idea of development of a titanium cluster.
The options of future development of territories with a special status were discussed by experts at the initiated by the JSC "SEZ "Titanium Valley" session within the international forum Innoprom-2012.
In addition, the "Innovation titanium cluster" project presented by JSC "SEZ" Titanium Valley" is the only one from the Ural Federal District which was included in the Federal list of pilot development programs of innovative territorial clusters. The major infrastructure facilities of the titanium cluster are: industrial production special economic zone "Titanium Valley", Technopark in Verkhnesaldinsky urban district, and the territory of the Ural Federal University (Yekaterinburg city), on which the unit of innovative and scientific and research infrastructure has being formed, which is also used for tasks of development of the cluster. The development of a cluster has two goals – competitive growth in the titanium industry of Russia and the development of import substitution through increasing practice of using titanium in the domestic industrial sector.