MOSCOW, July 23. /ITAR-TASS/. Russia will launch technological parks in Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod, Togliatti, Penza and the Sverdlovsk Region by the end of 2014, according to a statement of the communications ministry, released Wednesday.
Communications Minister Nikolai Nikiforov said that there are nine technological parks in the country at present. Three units operate in the republic of Tatarstan, and parks are located in the Kemerovo, Novosibirsk and Tyumen regions, as well as in the republic of Mordovia.
Two parks in the Samara and Penza regions are working part time and will be fully launched in 2014.
The Nizhny Novgorod Region accommodates a business incubator.
The existing technological parks occupy some 300,000 square kilometers and provide space for 743 companies-residents. As of the end of 2013, revenue of all companies-residents reached 31.78 billion rubles.