Within the framework of the International Industrial Exhibition INNOPROM-2018, which will be held in Yekaterinburg, Russia from July 9 to 12, an agreement on cooperation between St. Petersburg Polytechnic University of Peter the Great (SPbPU) and Nexia Pacioli Consulting will be signed.
The goal of the cooperation is to unite domestic developers of advanced production technologies and globally competitive products created with their application.

In 2017, the parties supported the project of creating a national IT platform "Technocompas" to launch the process of implementation, protection and technology transfer. The aim of the project is to create an ecosystem for bringing to the market of the products of inventors and innovators.
Within the framework of cooperation between SPbPU and Nexia Pacioli, practical work to be held to develop optimal models for interaction between participants in the technology transfer market.

The signing of the agreement will take place at the stand of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia on July 10, 2018 at 15:00. The ceremony will be attended by the founder and CEO of the Nexia Pacioli group Svetlana Romanova, the head of the Technocompas project Alan Gassiev, the pro-rector for prospective projects of SPbPU, the co-leader of the working group Technet STI Aleksey I. Borovkov and representatives of the university's profile structures.

• About the TECHNOCOMPAS platform

The TECHNOCOMPAS platform is a portal for managing of technological development and integrating tools for the commercialization of innovative technologies. The project is aimed at the creation of a universal platform, the technological core of which is the system support of the processes for requesting the development of new technologies, the creation on their basis of the product of its introduction into economic circulation (commercialization), and the creation of convenient and operational tools for developers (authors, start-ups, scientific institutions) to promote their products to large customers.

The mission of the project is the unification of all participants in the processes of creating new domestic technologies, competitive products and services based on them and consolidating the tools for managing technological development.

• About Nexia Pacioli
The group of companies "Nexia Pacioli" was founded in 1995 and for the years of its existence has passed from a small audit firm to an audit and consulting group that occupies a leading position in the Russian market.
The Nexia Pacioli group provides audit and business consulting services, valuations, tax, legal, and intellectual property services.
The companies of the Nexia Pacioli group are members of the international network of independent audit and consulting companies Nexia International, a member of the TOP-10 world rating of audit and consulting networks.

• About Petersburg Polytechnic University:
St. Petersburg Polytechnic University of Peter the Great (FGAOU SPbPU, full name - Federal State Autonomous Educational Institution of Higher Education "St. Petersburg Polytechnic University of Peter the Great", unofficial name - Polytech) is the oldest (since 1899) multifunctional Russian state higher education institution. It has the status of a national research university (NIU) and is one of the leading engineering and technical universities in the country. In December 2017, based on the results of the All-Russian competition, the Competence Center of the National Technological Initiative "New Production Technologies" was created on the basis of the Institute of Advanced Production Technologies.

The International Industrial Exhibition INNOPROM is held annually in Yekaterinburg since 2010. In 2012, the Russian government assigned the federal status to the main industrial, trade and export site in Russia. More than 600 companies from 105 countries take part in INNOPROM. The exhibition is attended by all the world leaders of the industrial sector. The organizer of INNOPROM is the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation.

Contacts for the Media:
SPbPU: Metreveli Ilya Sergeevich, +7 (911) 095-71-36, metreveli@compmechlab.com
Nexia Pacioli Group: Elena Rolko Head of Advertising and Public Relations Department
+7 (916) 211-82-22 e-mail: rolko@pacioli.ru