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Unmanned vehicles, the digital universe, food from the laboratory and other developments and new technologies that will change the world.
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Two million of tests

Since spring 2020, the number of coronavirus tests in Russia has increased 30-fold. And PCR test producers were chiefly responsible for this. Sigma Polis, one of the test producers, is a new resident of SEZ Technopolis Moscow.
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New Residents at Technopolis

Almost 200 companies have placed modern high-tech production facilities at five sites of the Technopolis Moscow Special Economic Zone and created more than 13,500 jobs. Fifteen enterprises have joined the cluster of the Technopolis Moscow residentsover the last year, with over 1,500 employees to be hired. Five companies launched their production capacities on the premises of Alabushevo, a Zelenograd-based site, and the rest chose to localize in Pechatniki.
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Macro-achievements in microelectronics

Digitalization has made microelectronics one of the flagships of the global economy, while the pandemic and trade wars have created a huge demand for microchips. New green regulatory measures requiring improved technology exacerbate the situation.
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All will be Coca-Cola

Moscow’s Coca-Cola factory has increased its production by one-third, expanding the range of sugar-free drinks and diverting almost all produced waste to recycling. And all that within a year!
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Only elevators go higher

The first electric elevator in Moscow was installed in 1901 in a commercial building on Rozhdestvensky Boulevard. Seven years later, the first public elevator was commissioned. It was installed in the Mur &Meriliz trading house (now TsUM) and at first it scared the visitors a lot. Today there are over 112 thousand elevators in the capital, many of them produced by Moscow elevator companies.
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Energy charge

The Kursk Nuclear Power Plant has the most powerful transformer in Russia, TC-630000/330. Its capacity is 630 MVA, and it weights 400 tons. This giant was produced in 2007 by the Moscow-based company Electrozavod that is a part of ERSO group of companies since 2021. Today, engineers of this innovative enterprise create digital twin power grids and automated city management systems. Recently, supported by the government, they also have started to contribute to the hydrogen energy market.
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Urban motives in an industrial way

Demanded real estate and a rapidly developing innovative industry are the components of the success of any prosperous city. These sectors were really affected by the pandemic and the economic recession. However if 2020 could be called the year of survival, then 2021 is the year of rising from the ashes. This is clear from the trends in the global real estate market and industry.
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Operation "Transformation"

Shcherbinsky Elevator Plant has produced 230,000 elevators over almost 80 years. This amount would be enough to equip all Moscow and the Moscow region buildings. The plant is one of the largest lifting equipment manufacturers in Russia. Advanced developers and regional capital repair funds are among its customers.
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The Oscar of New Technologies

Cisco Partner Summit Global Awards, HPE Digitize, Huawei ICT Competition, Intel Capital, Microsoft Partner of the Year. The big names in international technology awards are known to every innovative company in the world. However, this is by no means a complete list of sought-after competitions. For example, in 2021 the economic zone Technopolis Moscow established for its residents the award Technohod ...
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Taste Sensation

When Karl Fazer opened his first café in 1891, he decided he would create joyful moments for the people around him. Up to this day this is still at the core of Fazer Company.
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Innovative food for lunch

The hustle and bustle of the modern city do not always allow you to indulge in a cooking spree of various culinary masterpieces, including noodles. But do not despair, ready-made solutions from Moscow food producers come to the rescue!
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The great world of nanotechnologies

What size is a nanometer? One billionth of a meter! Invisible to the eye, nanoparticles are already breaking new ground in the development of many industries. This includes the creation of advanced materials, study of their structure and properties, nanoelectronics, and even medicine, where research moves from the cellular level to the molecular and even atomic level.
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Collecting first aid box: a good heart, a clear head, and quick feet

Emergency nurses and doctors are always the first to come to the rescue, not only health but often lives depend on their decisions and response speed. For example, last year ambulance teams attended emergencies 45 million times all over the country and saved several million people. And every emergency was accompanied by a faithful companion – an orange "first aid kit" case. Medical nurses know exactly what should be in these cases and in our home medicine boxes. let’s look at what medicines...
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Eyes like a hawk

Bionic eyes, 3D printed cornea, laser vision correction, VR-glasses for diagnostics of eye impairments and diseases – these are not a fictional world: a future is already here which gives sight to 2,2 billion people suffering from visual impairment around the globe who are now able to examine life from different angles. Lenses and glasses production moves forward. Over 320,000 pairs of glasses were manufactured in 2020 in Moscow alone, many of them made by automated systems using computer vision...
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Industrial beauty formula

It turns out beauty, health and industry are quite compatible. The Moscow beauty industry offers a modern solution in the field of cosmetology and medicine. The manufacturers know exactly how to keep our skin young by using cold therapy or what type of smart vitamins our body needs and what to do to eliminate the scarring from cuts.
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All about Doza

Radiation can do both good and harm: it depends on the amount, method of application, and monitoring. The equipment of the scientific and production company Doza, which operates in manufacturing facilities of more than 50 countries, is responsible for the latter factor.
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Braking Systems Age

The fastest train in the world gets up to a speed of 603 km per hour. Incredible, but it is a reliable braking system that makes such impressive successes possible. This equipment is of great importance for the railway industry, as it is the driver of the entire industry development. Moscow brake plant, today MTZ TRANSMASH, played a major role in formation of Russian braking systems production.
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Mosprom sings and plays

According to British scientists, karaoke fans live longer because singing has a positive effect on our health. For example, the vocal activity improves mental activity, reduces stress level, strengthens the immune system and even the muscular corset, and, of course, trains the hearing apparatus, because you must hear not only yourself, but also the musical accompaniment of the guitar, piano, accordion, trumpet, or even a symphony orchestra.
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Plastic disaster is "avoidable"

Every year more than 300 million tons of plastic waste is produced on the planet. And only 20% of it is recycled. The rest goes to landfills at best and poisons the World’s oceans at worst. The long period of material decomposition deepens the problem. Thus, a plastic cup will disappear from the Earth in 450 years, and a plastic bag — in 20 years.
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Chain Reaction

DNA is a unique molecule that ensures life on our planet. And DNA-Technology is a unique company that helps our country hold leading positions in PCR diagnostics.
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Nurturing Younger Generations

Nurturing a new generation is our common goal, so Knowledge Day is a holiday not only for school children, students, and teachers, but for all of us, including manufacturers of stationery, school uniforms, educational gadgets, and other learning products.
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Creating Beauty

Bra birthday. To some, this day is a farcical holiday, but it could well be considered a milestone in the fight for women's rights. On September 3, 1914, an American woman Mary Phelps Jacob received the first patent for the invention of a bra, which she thought up by accident: she found out that a corset did not fit into a dress and made a substitute out of handkerchiefs and ribbons.
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Taking care of nature

National Crush a Can Day is an American holiday that raises a worldwide issue: the importance of recycling. This day reminds that our planet's resources are limited and should be used rationally, and recycling helps not only to save money, but also to improve the ecological situation.
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Staying healthy

Global Handwashing Day was established in 2008 following a decision of the UN General Assembly, UNICEF Children's Fund and the World Health Organization. The purpose of the day is to spread awareness about the importance of hand hygiene for health. The relevance of such a holiday is especially high during the pandemic. To prevent new infectious threats, it is necessary to ensure universal access to the means of hygiene and disinfection.
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We have taste

September and October are the harvest months when the results of field work are sent to the granaries. This is probably the reason why not only the Food Industry Workers' Day (October 17), which was introduced in the USSR in 1966, but also the World Food Day (October 16) is celebrated in the fall.
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Their health is in our hands

International Beaver Day is celebrated annually. Our main purpose this day is to remind people that the most vulnerable beings, animals, need our help and care. Climate change, ecological environment, and anthropogenic activity — all harm them.
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Kilometers along the equator: how the cable industry retains its growth in Moscow

The industry, having launched modern technologies to its practices, has been developing rapidly. On the Cable Industry Worker Day we would like to tell you about what kind of innovations can be found at the Moscow cable plants. Experts say that cable industry companies operate in a highly competitive market.
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Tech in the city

Thanks to a technological breakthrough and the emergence of different formats that allow storing and reproducing images, music and video, we witnessed the Victory Parade on Red Square, the first manned flight into space, saw a teddy bear floating in the sky – the symbol of the Olympics 80 and the happy faces of the winners. Today, audiovisual tools help to show and tell in great detail how such an important sector of the economy as industry functions.
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New adventures of TRIO

Did you know that the first animated cartoon in Russia was a puppet one? In 1906, Alexander Shiryaev, the ballet-master of the Mariinsky Opera and Ballet Theater, created such a cartoon, using 12 ballerina puppets and stationary scenery with the puppets dancing against it. It was only 18 years later when animated films began to be MADE. Even today, puppets continue to appear on TV screens, for example, as characters in various programs.
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TsAO: from Craft Villages (sloboda) to the first enterprises

Today, the center of Moscow is not primarily associated with industry, but its history is closely linked to it. In the 17th century, artisans and craftsmen lived around the Kremlin. Many streets were later named after such craft villages, such as Kalashnaya or Kozhevnichnaya.
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SAO: The brains of aircraft engineering

At one time, Moscow was where all the major civil and military aircraft were assembled. Today, most of the production facilities are distributed across the regions, however, "the brains" of aviation engineering remain in moscow. Research, development and testing centers are clustered in the capital, where Moscow professionals design aircraft that will then be assembled in plants throughout Russia. Generally, these centers can be found in the northern part of the city.
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YuAO: The South Of The Capital

In the beginning of 19th century, the Southern Orkug became an industrial periphery of Moscow with plenty of private plants and factories such as glue, soap, leather production, wallpaper, carding, wool weaving and fabric printing factories, and more.
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VAO: a record-breaking district

Industrialists settled in the east of Moscow since old times. For example, the Poteshny falconry yard, where falcons and gyrfalcons were kept for the tsar's hunting, was founded in the Sokolinaya Gora area. A little later, merchants' estates and factories appeared there. By the middle of the 19th century, there were several enterprises in this area: weaving and whitewashing factories, a lamp oil factory, a dye and polish factory, a tin factory, and brick factory.
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YuVAO: The Industrial Heart

YuVAO is the largest industrial Moscow district. It all started in the Middle Ages, when Moscow was built of wood and fire-prone industries – from blacksmithing to pottery – were located on theleeward side of the city, on the southeastern outskirts. Many generations adhered to this tradition, placing enterprises here.
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The secret of a perfect purée

VDK is a Technopolis Moscow Special Economic Zone resident company known as a producer of petrochemical, mining and manufacturing equipment. Its devices have various applications, for instance, special food modifications of the S-Mix mixers installed in one of the largest factories in Russia and Europe producing infant foods.
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New technologies in the food processing industry.
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SVAO: The Most Populated district

The past and the present of SVAO are closely connected with industry: there are enterprises here with products, which are popular across the country. For example, the Ostankinsky Dairy Factory, the Ostankinsky Meat Processing Plant and Baskin-Robbins ice-cream factory, which produces the famous ice-cream, are located in the Butyrsky sub-district. There are also several bakery plants in the district.
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ZAO: Steps of Progress

At the end of the 19thcentury, a railroad to Smolensk ran here, and later the main railroad line to Kyiv was built. These events gave a powerful boost to the development of the area: factories and plants were relocated here from the center of Moscow, and then new enterprises appeared.
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YUZAO: scientific or suburban district?

One could argue for a long time on how best to describe the South-Western district of the capital. Not only are there fantastic parks located here, but there are also over 200 mostly technical universities, research and development centers and institutes. And even within such a quiet area, industry was able to find a home here.
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SZAO: The Greenest district

The intense development of industry in the north-western district of the capital started in the 19th century: the first factories and small industries began to appear after the peasant reform. There was work for everybody: men and children worked in industrial enterprises, while women knitted stockings and gloves for sale.
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ZelAO: The District of Innovations

Zelenograd is one of Moscow's most innovative industrial districts. Back during Khrushchev's time, ZelAO was conceived as a counterpart to America’s Silicon Valley – a center of development and production of advanced electronics.
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TiNAO: young and creative

Almost three centuries ago (in 1751), a linen enterprise appeared on the site of the present day TiNAO, and survived numerous turning points: revolution, Collectivization (dispossession of private property), nationalization and war. Today, it leads in the production of yarn for hand and machine knitting.
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Confectioners' battle

If you ever decide to fill a 3D-printer with chocolate, be sure, you have been beaten: the SUI System innovation center has tested the possibility of 3D chocolate printing. Moreover, they have held kind of a competition between a printer and a confectioner. Do you want to know the winner?
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Innovative cooling from OMEX

Almost half of the total energy use in groceries stores is used for cooling of food products so that they stay fresh and under the right temperature while waiting for their customer. The OMEX company has found a way to reduce energy costs.
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Golden carat of… cheese

There are plenty of factories in Moscow widely known in every corner of our country, and love of their products is somewhat similar to genetic attachment. The Moscow processed cheese factory karat is one of them. We’d like to tell you about the company, its history and prospects, a billion rouble curd snack, one legend and cosmonauts' breakfasts.
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Urban food industry

Population growth urges us to search for new ways of food production, especially in cities, where the population is rapidly increasing.
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High-end technologies for ordinary kitchen

Human labour is not enough for a supermarket to provide us with fresh salad, grains of choice and delicious chocolates. Robots assist in feeding moscovites!
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Chocolate kiss

In 2004 the first French Kiss boutique shops opened its doors in Moscow, and at that time offered only imported chocolate. At present the company has 19 retail boutiques, an online shop and its own production line which makes 120 tons of chocolate per year.
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Coffee-break with FIBBEE

Coffee taste depends on bean quality, grinding, and the barista skills. Should barista be a person? The company FIBBEE says no and proves it.