Media Room
15 Mar 2017
On 15 March 2017 the Forum of Institutes for Development was held in Moscow in the wake of Russian Business Week

The Forum was opened by Alexander Shokhin, President of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs and addressed key topics such as the efficiency of institutes for development, change of paradigm of institutes for development in the mid-term perspective, experience of undergoing appropriate expertise, scientific monitoring and expert analytics for projects and their support and promotion.

Organised by the Committee of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs for the Investment Policy, the Forum also hosted the practical session PROMIR– Industry. Institutes for Development".

The session looked into topics including funding options for small and medium businesses in the securities market, financial support of projects, project financing with participation of banks, non-finance resource and advisory and expert support of projects.

Roman Lokhov, Chief Executive Director, BCS Global Markets participated the session with the report entitled: "Potential of attracting financing for SMEs through financial instruments". Other participants of the roundtable included Margolit Gennady, the Executive Director for the Innovations and Investments Market, Moscow Exchange, Avtukhov Mikhail, Deputy Chairman of the Management Board, Sovcombank, Zhelezko Oleg, Managing Partner, Da Vinchi Capital, and other representatives of the financial market.