GIP organizers / RUSNANO
RUSNANO was established in March 2011 as an open joint-stock company through reorganization of state corporation Russian Corporation of Nanotechnologies. RUSNANO’s mission is to develop the Russian nanotechnology industry through co-investment in nanotechnology projects with substantial economic potential or social benefit. The Government of the Russian Federation owns 100 percent of the shares in RUSNANO. Anatoly Chubais is chairman of the Executive Board of RUSNANO.
Work to establish nanotechnology infrastructure and training for nanotechnology specialists, formerly conducted by the Russian Corporation of Nanotechnologies, has been entrusted to the Fund for Infrastructure and Educational Programs, a non-commercial fund also established through reorganization of the Russian Corporation of Nanotechnologies.
By September 2012, RUSNANO had co-invested 205 billion rubles ($6.6 billion) in 105 investment projects with total budgets of 480 billion rubles ($15.5 billion). RUSNANO’s funds have been invested mainly, 76 percent, in Russian companies. US companies make up 16 percent of RUSNANO’s investments, followed by European and Asian companies, both 4 percent.
For more information about RUSNANO, please see www.rusnano.com.