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Viktor Vekselberg, President of the Skolkovo Fund, has been included in the Forum RUSNANOTECH Organizing Committee

The government of the Russian Federation has amended the order of carrying an international Forum on nanotechnology, according to which, i.a. the RUSNANOTECH will be held annually until 2015, corresponding order is placed at the bank of the federal regulatory and administrative documents on Tuesday.

According to the order of the Government of the Russian Federation dated July 30, 2009, the Forum had to be held annually in 2009-2011. The organization and conduct of the forum in 2011-2015 will be implemented by the Foundation of infrastructure and educational programs in conjunction with OJSC RUSNANO with their own and obtained funds, as it is noted in the order.

In addition, according to a new order of the government, the RUSNANOTECH Forum Organizing Committee has included the President of Skolkovo Fund, Viktor Vekselberg, the Principal of the Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Service uhder the RF President corps, Vladimir Mau, the CEO of the infrastructure and educational programs, Andrei Svinarenko, the Deputy Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation, Oleg Fomichev, the Deputy Mayor for the economic policy in Moscow government, Andrei Sharonov.

The former head of the department of state corporation Russian Nanotechnology Corporation (Secretary of the Organizing Committee), Alexander Katsnelson, the ex-mayor of Moscow, Yuri Luzhkov, the former Deputy Minister of Economic Development Anna Popova, the former Chairman of the Federation Council Committee for Education and Science, Hussain Chechenov, The ex-deputy Mayor of Moscow for economic policy,Yuri Roslyak are excluded form the members of the Organizing Committee.