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30.03.2018 | Наталья Кулагина

The first nominees of PRIORITY 2018 have been announced

As part of the launch stage of the National Award in the field of Import Substitution "PRIORITY-2018" The Organizing Committee and the Expert Council of the award notify about the results of consideration of applications. According to the results of the qualification selection, 31 import-substituting products of 19 companies and organizations in 14 nominations became nominees. All nominees will compete for the titles of laureates and the main prizes in the award categories.


In total, as of March 29, 2018, 77 applications from 13 regions of the Russian Federation were submitted for participation in the competition "PRIORITY-2018", as specified in the Organizing Committee of the award. The Expert Council of the award continues to process incoming applications.



Commenting on the announcement of the first nominees of this year's award who submitted applications before March 16, the Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the National Award in the field of Import Substitution "PRIORITY-2018" Vitaly Rasnitsynnoted the increased interest in the award of IT companies: "Already at the very beginning of the application cycle, it became clear that the leaders in the interest of Russian companies in import substitution are high-tech nominations of "PRIORITY". In the nominations «Priority-IT», «Priority-ELECTRONICS », «Priority-Perspective » and «Priority-INNOVATION » 14 products from 8 companies and organizations have already become nominees.


In the nominations «Priority-LEGPROM& the nominee was insulated shoes from the St. Petersburg companyJSC "PTK" to the MODERATORS.





At the production site in St. Petersburg, a serial production of "breathable" lightweight shoes with a textile upper blank made using 3D knitting technology has been established. The installed programmable equipment allows you to make the upper of shoes literally from scratch using special polyester, polyamide and thermal fastening threads. This allows you to create not only an individual color and design of the shoe top, but also to give the models the required properties, certain physical and mechanical properties, the necessary breathability.





The company «Moderators» is already the winner of the National Award in the field of import substitution «Priority-2017» in the nomination «Priority-Light Industry».


The Organizing Committee of the award reminds that the acceptance of applications for participation in the National Award in the field of import substitution "PRIORITY-2018" continues. Companies and organizations of any form of ownership and organizational structure, both large corporations and medium and small enterprises, can become participants of the PRIORITY-2018 award. To participate in the award «PRIORITY-2018», an application is sufficient, which is filled out in a free form in a pre-selected nomination. 


The solemn ceremony of awarding the nominees and laureates of the National Award in the field of import substitution is scheduled for September 2018.


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Photo: «Moderators» and shutterstock