LINKING BRICS INNOVATION POTENTIAL THROUGH INNOVATION NETWORKING PLATFORM

liteinaja associacija briks 1  Signing of the Constitution for establishment of interregional BRICS Foundry Association took place on 10 September 2015 in Nizhny Novgorod at the V BRICS Foundry Forum.

 Establishment of BRICS Foundry Association was initiated by national Foundry associations of BRICS countries: Brazilian Foundry Association (ABIFA), Russian Association of Foundrymen (RAF), The Institute of Indian Foundrymen (IIF), China Foundry Association (CFA), South African Institute of Foundrymen (SAIF) and which have experience of cooperation in the frame of yearly Foundry Forums since 2011.

  BRICS Foundry Association is the project of multilateral, interregional, industrial cooperation and the first industrial association of BRICS countries.
The aim of the Association is consolidation of national foundry enterprises and organizations of BRICS countries for international industrial cooperation development and assisting to implementation of national development plans for providing BRICS economies sustainability as integral part of global economy.

  Assisting to BRICS SMEs access to comprehensive, modern technologies and innovations for foundry industry is also one of the key tasks of BRICS Foundry Association.

  Establishment of transnational industrial association is a new stage of cooperation between BRICS countries. On initiative of UNIDO Centre in the Russian Federation and Russian foundry enterprises of Industrial Innovation Club of UNIDO Centre in RF complex proposal on development of industrial clusters “Metallurgy– Foundry–Machine building” was included in BRICS Roadmap where BRICS Foundry Association is an important consolidating technology chain.

  Consolidation of industrial efforts of BRICS countries in particular branches and concrete projects is aimed to solution of key tasks of sustainable economic growth: development of real sector of economy, industrial development, development of technology and innovation, development of SMEs business.

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