The Association of European Businesses celebrated 25+ anniversary in Saint Petersburg and organized a jubilee conference “From window to bridge. Strengthening cooperation between Russia and the EU in the North-West".
Director of Economic Development Agency of Leningrad Region Anastasia Mikhalchenko and Deputy CEO of Industry Development Centre of Leningrad Region Anatoliy Ivanov participated in the conference. The speakers also included the representatives of companies localized in Leningrad region: Siemens Gas Turbine Technologies, Nokian Tyres, Novotrans.
The conference was dedicated to the following key topics:
- Opening the Window or Where It All Started: The Grand Embassy of Peter the Great;
- Russia-EU Bridge: Leading the 4th Industrial Revolution Together;
- Future Mobility: Connecting Safer and Smarter;
- Investors Talk: Export-Oriented Localization.
Talking about Industry 4.0 Anastasia Mikhalchenko noted that today all investment projects that receive support from Economic Development Agency of Leningrad Region are being implemented using the best available technologies. The region has all available measures of support for the modernization of companies and introduction of innovations – regional investment project, SPIC 2.0, Investment tax deduction.
Congratulations to the Association of European Businesses on the anniversary! Today we have established not just perfect business relations, but warm friendly relations, efficient direct dialogue. We wish the Association prosperity, expansion and new victories for the sake of business!