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Top corporations managers of innovative activities took part in a face-to-face session of the "Open Innovations and Corporate Venture Tools" educational programme at NPO Saturn PJSC's premises

Site news 12.12.2016

December 12, 2016, Rybinsk. The final module of the "Open Innovations and Corporate Venture Tools" educational program was held from 9 to 10 of December, 2016 at the Training Center of NPO Saturn (a part of United Engine Corporation JSC, a Rostec State Corporation company). The educational program was organized by JSC Russian Venture Company together with the Moscow Aviation Institute and CompMechLab in order to ensure a comprehensive understanding of the venture market and gain a practical experience in innovation management through work with specific profile innovation projects. Representatives of UAC PJSC, USC (United Shipbuilding Corporation) JSC, Concern Almaz -Antey JSC, Rostelecom PJSC, KAMAZ PJSC, LG Electronics, RusHydro PJSC, PJSC ROSSETI, ROS AGRO PLC, etc. took part in the program.
During the work at the premises of NPO Saturn PJSC, an industrial partner, the participants of the educational program visited Saturn's production facilities and became familiar with the results of the best corporate practices used to organize innovative activities. Also, all the guests participated in the accelerative program of the "TechNet" track of the federal technology start-ups contest GenerationS, the industrial partner of which has been NPO Saturn for the second year in a row.
Dmitry Kaisin, Head of Corporate Program Team of the Moscow Aviation Institute, says:  "By JSC RVC's order we are carrying out the educational program "Open Innovations and Corporate Venture Tools" the target audience of which is representatives of Russian state and private industrial companies. The program is aimed at the development and implementation of mechanisms to use open innovations in the Russian industry. NPO Saturn, our old friend and partner, is one of the leading enterprises in this domain. Therefore, we have decided to make the colleges receiving training according to our program, familiar with how new technologies are developed, tested and in which way they are implemented in the existing effective production process at NPO Saturn". 
Evgeny Terekhin, Head of Industrial Model Development Department at UAC PJSC, says: "NPO Saturn PJSC is one of the main suppliers for the key programs. We have seen advanced technologies to apply new materials at the enterprise.  At NPO Saturn I have seen a range of manufacturing activities that could be potentially useful for our other enterprises due to the transition to the new industrial model. It is my first visit to NPO Saturn. I have been impressed by the lean-management processes and now our company has got big plans in this direction. We have a good deal of groundwork, but these processes are not developed quite well at all our enterprises.  Therefore, we have something to learn".
It is worth noting that, it is not the first time representatives of corporations have come to study NPO Saturn PJSC's experience of innovative activities. So, the V innovation session of Rostec State Corporation was held at NPO Saturn from 8 to 10 of October, 2014 and about 200 representatives of more than 60 companies and organizations took part in it: Rostec State Corporation, innovation and venture funds, cluster centers as well as French Safran Group. The session became a platform which would intensify the communications carried out earlier, build new communications between the companies and organizations of Rostec State Corporation and external scientific and business environment needed to establish the corporate innovation infrastructure which in its turn is a vital mechanism for long-term development of high-technology companies.

Research and production association Saturn [NPO Saturn] (PJSC) is an engine-manufacturing company specialized in the design and development, production and after-market support of gas turbine engines for military and commercial aviation, power generation and gas compression as well as for ships and vessels. NPO Saturn is part of United Engine Corporation (JSC) and is the leader of the Commercial Engines division, a business unit of UEC.
NPO Saturn is a member of Russia’s Mechanical Engineers Union, an All-Russian industrial association of employers. The Yaroslavl regional division of the All-Russian public organization ‘Russia’s Mechanical Engineers Union’ is headed by Viktor A. Polyakov, Managing Director of NPO Saturn.

United Engine Corporation (JSC) (a Rostec State Corporation company) is an integrated organization specialized in the design and development, serial production and after-market support of engines for military and commercial aviation, space programs, the Navy as well as for the oil and gas industry and power generation. One of UEC’s prioritized fields of activity is the implementation of comprehensive programs of development of the industry’s companies by introducing new technologies meeting the world-class standards. In 2014 revenues of the corporation amounted to RUB 199.9 billion.

Rostec State Corporation is a Russian corporation established in 2007 in order to facilitate the development, manufacturing and export of high-technology industrial products of military and commercial application. The corporation comprises 663 companies, which form 9 defense-industrial and 6 civil industry holdings as well as 32 direct control companies. The Rostec portfolio spans such renowned brands as AVTOVAZ, KAMAZ, Russian Helicopters, VSMPO-AVISMA and others. Rostec’s subsidiaries are located in 60 regions of Russia and deliver their products to over 70 countries worldwide.

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