Application of research achievements in the forest industry was discussed in Krasnoyarsk

Reshetnev Siberian State University of Science and Technology hosted a meeting dedicated to the development of the forest industry complex of Krasnoyarsk Region. The meeting was participated by the representatives of the Yenisey Siberia Development Corporation, the companies running investment projects in the forestry sector, as well employees of the Siberian State University of Science and Technology, Siberian Federal University, Krasnoyarsk Science Centre.

The main point of the agenda was the application of the current scientific achievements to the satisfaction of needs of the forestry companies. Today the Yenisey Siberia Comprehensive Investment Project in the territory of the region encompasses the delivery of two large-scale forest exploration-related investment projects: construction of the forest industrial complex in the Boguchany District (Kraslesinvest JSC) and construction of Lesosibirsk Biotechnological Facility (Segezha Group Management Company, LLC). Both projects imply establishment of deep forest products’ processing facilities using cutting-edge technologies.

According to the Chief Engineer of Kraslesinvest, JSC Eugeny Kulagin, there is a number of scientific tasks set before the companies, where the current research achievements are of the greatest value. “The main ones are to increase the productivity and to reduce the environmental impact. At the new production facilities, it is planned to use the latest milling and waste disposal technologies”, said Eugeny Kulagin.

The meeting participants agreed to prepare a forest industry technology digest and to make up a list of the available technological solutions and competencies required for running forest resources’ exploration studies. Moreover, in the nearest future it is planned to arrange the visit of representatives of scientific and educational institutions to the production site for them to see the research object

Director General of the Yenisey Siberia Development Corporation Sergei Ladyzhenko remarked, that cooperation in the resolution of the current scientific tasks faced by the project investors is one of the key tasks of the Corporation. “The scientific and educational sector of the Yenisey Siberian regions provides amazing opportunities and research achievements to be applied in the framework of the investment projects. We will continue our efforts on providing the communication between the research community and businesses to improve the efficiency of newly built enterprises”, stated Sergei Ladyzhenko.