News in 2012


Bioindustry 2012 Exhibition Draws to a Close

At the closing ceremony, prizes were awarded to the winners of the Innovative Biotechnology Solutions contest.

“This year there were 86 participating organisations from Russia, three from Belarus, one from Kazakhstan, and three from Tajikistan, as well as two scientific research groups from Germany. In all, 43 scientific reports were heard during the conference”, said Emilia Kolomiets, Corresponding Member of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, summing up the exhibition and conference during the closing ceremony. After thanking the participants, she expressed hope that the exhibition would be even larger next year.

At the end of the event, a resolution was passed which included the decision to address the Integration Committee of the Eurasian Economic Community on the expediency of developing a special international ‘Innovative Biotechnologies’ programme, covering the period 2016 to 2020.

Summing up the results of the Innovative Biotechnology Solutions contest, both the Bioindustry 2012 organisers and the jury noted changes in the of type of work presented. Last year it was the agricultural theme which dominated, whereas this year 73 competition entries were on issues relating to veterinary science, biomedicine, and bioproducts. Gold and silver medals were awarded to research teams from Voronezh, Vladimir, Moscow, St Petersburg, Krasnoyarsk, Bryansk, Perm, and Yakutsk. The top prize, established in conjunction with the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, was awarded to a team from the Kazan National Research Technological University for their work entitled ‘New Dimexin-based Medications for Use in Human and Veterinary Medicine’.


Exhibition of creative work by Russian cadets opens at Suvorov Military School

Today saw the opening of an exhibition of creative work by pupils from military schools across Russia, organised by the Department of Education of the Russian Ministry of Defence.


Baltic Marine Festival to showcase Russian motor and sailing boats abroad

In 2013, the Baltic Marine Festival will double its presence at BOOT, the largest yachting industry exhibition in the world, which is being held in D?sseldorf from 1927 January.


ExpoForum to help cadets showcase their creativity

From 2527 October 2012, St Petersburg will host an exhibition of creative works by pupils from Russian Ministry of Defence secondary schools, in honour of the 70th anniversary of the Suvorov movement in Russia.


ExpoForum named Attractive Employer 2012 has paid tribute to the recruitment work of ExpoForum, the high level of interest it attracts from job seekers, and its competitive salaries.


ExpoForum International enters tourism market in St Petersburg and abroad

This new line of business is part of ExpoForums strategy for development.


All-inclusive corporate events to take place at Lenexpo

In the run-up to the New Year celebrations, leading players in the St. Petersburg events industry gathered together for a breakfast meeting to learn about the new package deal on corporate events at the Lenexpo Exhibition Complex.


Industry in the Limelight

ExpoForum has won the tender to run the ExpoPetersburg exhibition.


Bioindustry 2012 and Innovative Biotechnologies in the Countries of the Eurasian Economic Community

Biotechnology is a foundation for the innovative development of the Russian economy. Such is the opinion of the speakers at the opening ceremony of Bioindustry 2012 and the Innovative Biotechnology in the Countries of the Eurasian Economic Community international scientific conference, which took place on 11 October at the Lenexpo Exhibition Complex.


Legendary Aquarist Heiko Bleher a Big Hit among Participants and Visitors at Zoosphere 2012.

In his lecture, the world-famous hydrobiologist explained that some fish are able to survive without water.


Transtec to Move to New Convention and Exhibition Centre in 2014

On 4 October 2012 a presentation of the Neva 2013 and Transtec 2014 sea and transport congress and exhibition projects took place at Lenexpo as part of the Transtec 2012 International Exhibition and Conference for the Development of Ports and the Shipping Industry.


Twelfth Transtec International Exhibition and Conference Opens

From 2 to 4 October, Transtec 2012 will present the potential of Russias ports and its transport and logistics system on the international stage, as well as showcase the achievements of national science and industry. Experts in the field of river and sea navigation from Russia, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and other countries will meet at the exhibition.