The business model of the investment projects of RUSNANO implies investment of own financial resources and attracting the resources of private co-investors. Thus, RUSNANO is helping to bring scientific development having potential of commercialization to the stage of running the business and fulfilling its primary mission the construction in Russia of a competitive nanotechnology industry based on the advances of Russian scientists and the transfer of advanced Western technology.
The company invests in projects of a wide range from alternative energy, Biomedicine development of new materials, mechanical engineering and metal working. Priority is given to projects aimed at creating new products or to broaden and modernize the existing productions.
The company uses various forms of investments contribution to authorized capital loans guarantees for loans leasing operations.
In order for the investment project was approved for co-financing of ROSNANO it needs
One of the principles of the system of selection of projects created in RUSNANO is to analyze the competitiveness of proposed products in Russian and global markets. A significant part of approved for co-financing of projects is at the level of world technology and a number of projects exceeds that which determines their export potential. Additionally, when evaluation of projects takes into account the following factors import substitution transfer and introduction of advanced technologies in Russia the social significance of the projects.
In 2010 it opened the first plants producing nano-enabled products co-investment by RUSNANO.
Some examples of innovative projects RUSNANO products that surpass global peers on techno-economic and consumer characteristics.
A subsidiary of RUSNANO USA Inc. represents the interests of RUSNANO and its project companies and the Fund for infrastructure and educational programs in the U.S. and Canada and contributes to the promotion of Russian nanotechnology products to world markets.
RUSNANO USA Inc. searches of projects on technology transfer to Russia. The company cooperates with the American venture funds and direct investment high-tech companies, universities and centers of technology commercialization are interested in implementing joint projects with RUSNANO. The company is building a network of partners in all areas of its activities in North America joining forces with other Russian development institutions in the first place by the SKOLKOVO Foundation and Russian Venture Company.
A subsidiary of RUSNANO Israel Ltd. established in December 2011. The company represents the interests of the Russian