07.02.2019, at the initiative of NIIKPU, together with the Analytical Center under the Government of the Russian Federation (hereinafter the Analytical Center), an expert discussion was held on the implementation of PPP projects in the field of information and communication technologies (hereinafter - ICT).

During the expert discussion the following issues were addressed:

  • promising directions of the ICT market for the implementation of PPP projects and the preferred conditions for the implementation of such projects;
  • existing restrictions for the implementation of PPP projects in the field of ICT;
  • proposed ways to remove existing constraints and increase the investment attractiveness of PPP projects in ICT.

Representatives of companies with experience in implementing ICT projects, including PPP projects, as well as expert organizations took part in the expert discussion.

The meeting was opened by the Head of the Analytical Center V.V. Onishchenko.

In his presentation, “Prospects for the development of the PPP market in IT and existing barriers for attracting private investors”, the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the NII KPU described the potential market for PPP projects in the “digital economy”, and also elaborated on the mechanisms for attracting investments in IT projects and restrictions on attracting private capital in projects “in figure”.

As a result of the expert discussion, a consolidated position of the participants will be formed, and relevant proposals will be sent to the Government Office of the Russian Federation.