About Fund

State Non-Profit Organization «Investment and Venture Fund of the Republic of Tatarstan» (SNPO «IVF RT») which was established by the Government of Tatarstan (Cabinet of Ministers) on November 17, 2004, in view of innovative activity development in the Republic of Tatarstan.

Mission of the IVFRT is to increase innovation potential of the Republic, as well as to support SMEs, and create favorable conditions for venture financing.

Main focus of IVFRT:

  • implementing innovation and investment projects, including those, which are on the earliest stages of development;
  • providing grants for R&D activities and scientific research,
  • encouraging innovative activity though different Russian and international contests and other special events to promote existing businesses and search new advanced technologies;
  • eveloping and implementing progressive mechanisms for small and medium-sized business support;

Main priorities of the Fund are as follows:

  • Coinvestment in producing significant export potencial  high tech products;
  • Focus on the industries, which have the highest potential for the economic growth, such as: petrochemical and chemical industries, production of construction materials, agriculture, light industry, furniture manufacturing, food industry;
  • Other perspective directions of the real economy of the Republic of Tatarstan.

The Fund has nineteen (19) Representative Offices in the Volga Region.