I & S INNOVATION & SUSTAINABILITY
20 December 2016

Scientists of EFKO showed the innovative developments at VUZPROMEXPO-2016

20 December 2016, Russia – Scientists of EFKO Group, the largest holding in the Russian Fat&Oil market, presented the innovative developments in the surfactants production at the IV international specialized exhibition and forum "VUZPROMEXPO", which was held in 14-15 December in Moscow.

"VUZPROMEXPO" is the national exhibition and forum, which is annually held under the patronage of the Ministry of education and science of the Russian Federation and is considered one in its way the exhibition platform demonstrating the best scientific and technical achievements in the sphere of innovative developments in the domestic industry.

In addition to the leading Russian universities, representatives of state corporations, ministries and departments, large industrial enterprises, focused on innovation development and support of Russian science are actively involved in the work of the exhibition and forum.

EFKO Group traditionally took part in "VUZPROMEXPO". The company presented the unique developments of scientists of the Innovation Center "Biruch – NT" (R&D center of EFKO Group) in the field of oleochemistry – high-tech processing of vegetable oils in the products of food and non-food purposes, including surfactants, as well as soap and cosmetic products manufactured with these surfactants. The company has conducted such works in cooperation with Voronezh State University under the project "Creation of production for processing of vegetable oils and fiber in non-food use products " (project was created under the Decree of the Russian Federation № 218 from 09.04.2010 "About the measures of the state support of development of cooperation of the Russian educational organizations of the higher education, the public scientific institutions and organizations realizing complex projects on creation of high technology production within the sub-program "Institutional development of the research sector" of the state program of the Russian Federation "Development of science and technologies" for 2013 - 2020".

A keen interest the EFKO stand has caused of students and graduates, who visited the Expocentre these days. The company noted that the position of the innovation leader imposes increased requirements to the level of competence of the professional team.

"The professionalism of the staff, the focus on R&D and use of the modern equipment are largely those essential elements that allowed EFKO to grow over the past 10 years in more than 15 times", – said General Director of the Innovation Center "Biruch – NT" Tatiana Sanina. "In the future the company will have even more ambitious targets for the development in not only Russian market but also in neighboring countries. Therefore, we are interested in attracting the best industry professionals and promising young employees with high potential and we are ready to provide them with unique opportunities for self-fulfillment".

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