Science-town
KOLTSOVO
Science-town
KOLTSOVO
3,373 км
3,960 км
4,320 км
3,836 км
distance to Moscow, Russia
distance to Warsaw, Poland
distance to Sapporo, Japan
distance to St. Petersburg
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The History of Koltsovo
The General Directorate for Microbiological Industry under the Council of Ministers of the USSR issued order No. A-1683 “On the establishment of the All-Union Research Institute of Molecular Biology”.
On August 2, 1974
Koltsovo was named after the world-famous Russian biologist, cytologist and geneticist Nikolay K. Koltsov, and it appeared on the map as a settlement in 1979.
2001
The manufacture and sale of “Reaferon –ES lipint”, the world’s first liposomal interferon
2003
Altering the status
Koltsovo settlement was granted the official status of the Science Town of the Russian Federation under the RF Presidential Edict
2009
The establishment of the first WHO National Reference Laboratory for Influenza (H5N1) in the USSR at the basis of SRC VB “VECTOR”
2013
The 1st Russian Representation of Science Towns
The first meeting of all Science Towns officials was held in Koltsovo.
2014
International OpenBio communication platform
Koltsovo Innovation Center hosted the first “OpenBio communication platform” with international participation.
2018
SKIF’s History starts
Under the President’s decision the implementation of the Siberian Ring Source of Photons (SKIF) Project, one of the largest centers of synchrotron radiation facility within the scope of project MegaScience was initiated in Koltsovo Science Town.
2021
The commencement of construction for SKIF’s facilities as a federal megascience infrastructure
1991
The election of Lev Stepanovich Sandakhchiev, the Director-General of NPO "Vector" as a full member of the Russian Academy of Sciences

1976-1978
The commencement of construction of the first buildings for scientific facilities
1986
The shift from the defense-related projects to medical researches
The researchers of Scientific Production Association (NPO) "Vector" have begun work on a number of such infections as HIV infection, viral hepatitis, and measles.

1994
Altering the status
NPO “Vector” has acquired the status of a State Research Center (SRC) of the Russian Federation. The full name of NPO “Vector” has been changed into the State Research Center of Virology and Biotechnology “VECTOR” ( SRC VB “VECTOR”).
1995
The close cooperation between SRC VB “VECTOR” and the International Science and Technology Center and US Civilian Research and Development Foundation
2000
The establishment of the Innovation Center under the support of the European Commission's TACIS Programme
Koltsovo Science Town’s
Social and Economic Development
1937 hectares
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Territory
20 862 inhabitants
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Population
RUB 13.5 Billion
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Total volume of output produced by the companies
50%
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Working-age population having higher education
37 years
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Average age of an inhabitant
RUB 13 billion
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Territory’s tax allocations to the budgets of all levels in 2021
State Research Center of Virology and Biotechnology “VECTOR” of the Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Wellbeing (FSRI SRC VB VECTOR)
The uniqueness of SRC VB "Vector" consists in the fundamental researches focused on the development of novel diagnostics, prevention and treatment of infectious diseases.
The results of fundamental researches have been the basis for the development and implementation of more than 20 drugs in healthcare and veterinary practice.

The world-class Center for Genomic Research to develop and promoting genetic researches in the Russian Federation
The 7th WHO collaborating center for Reference and Research on Influenza in the world
The 2nd WHO Collaborating Centre for Studies on Influenza at the Animal-human Interface in the world
WHO H5 Reference Laboratory since 2009
WHO Collaborating Centre for Orthopoxvirus Diagnosis and Repository for Variola Virus Strains and DNA since 1997
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Vaccines
Liquid Measles Vaccine
Inactivated Hepatitis A Virus Vaccine
Haemorrhagic Fever with Renal Syndrome Vaccine
EpiVacCorona Vaccine
The HIV Vaccine Candidates (CombiHIVvac and
SalHIV “D”)
Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic Fever Virus Vaccine
Pandemic Influenza A (H1N1)-2009 Live-Culture Vaccine
Micro-and Nano-Encapsulated Live Measles Vaccine
Smallpox Vaccines
All companies of the Research and Production Complex of Koltsovo Science Town are export-oriented ones.
Four enterprises are GMP certified manufacturers. One enterprise is ISO 9002 certified.
According to the Paul-Ehrlich-Institut, two HBsAg test systems manufactured in Koltsovo have been included in the 20 best test systems for this marker in the world.
Specialization of companies
Scientific and Production Complex of
Koltsovo Science Town
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Diagnostic
test systems
Vaccines
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Pharmaceuticals
Biological Active Supplements
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Probiotic foods
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Professional Equipment
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Scientific and Production Complex of Koltsovo Science Town
List of Companies
FSRI SRC VB VECTOR
> 1 bln. rubles a year
Center of Virology and Biotechnology
Scientific and Production Complex of Koltsovo Science Town
List of Companies
"Vector-Best", JSC
11.6 bln. rubles a year
Test Systems
Scientific and Production Complex of Koltsovo Science Town
List of Companies
“CFT”, CJSC
6.9 bln. rubles a year
Financial Technologies
Scientific and Production Complex of Koltsovo Science Town
List of Companies
"Vector-Medica", JSC
> 1 bln. rubles a year
Pharmaceuticals
Scientific and Production Complex of Koltsovo Science Town
List of Companies
"Vector-BiAlgam", CJSC
2.5 bln. rubles a year
Vaccines
Scientific and Production Complex of Koltsovo Science Town
List of Companies
"Bio-Vesta"®, LLC
140 mln. rubles a year
Baby Foods and Probiotics
Scientific and Production Complex of Koltsovo Science Town
List of Companies
"SFM Pharm", LLC
22 mln. rubles a year
Center of Electron Beam Technologies
Scientific and Production Complex of Koltsovo Science Town
List of Companies
"Siberian pharmacology and biotechnology center", JSC
100 mln. rubles a year
Pharmaceuticals
Scientific and Production Complex of Koltsovo Science Town
List of Companies
NPF "Research center", LLC
255 mln. rubles a year
Biotechnological Control
Scientific and Production Complex of Koltsovo Science Town
List of Companies
"Vector-BiAlgam", CJSC
2.5 bln. rubles a year
Vaccines
FSRI SRC VB VECTOR
> 1 bln. rubles a year
Center of Virology and Biotechnology
"Vector-Best", JSC
11.6 bln. rubles a year
Test Systems
“CFT”, CJSC
6.9 bln. rubles a year
Financial Technologies
"Vector-Medica", JSC
> 1 bln. rubles a year
Pharmaceuticals
NPF "Research center", LLC
255 mln. rubles a year
Biotechnological Control
"Bio-Vesta"®, LLC
140 mln. rubles a year
Baby Foods and Probiotics
"SFM Pharm", LLC
22 mln. rubles a year
Center of Electron Beam Technologies
"Siberian pharmacology and biotechnology center", JSC
100 mln. rubles a year
Pharmaceuticals
Contribution to Science
Medical diagnostic test systems of Russian origin
Pharmaceuticals, Cosmetics, Diagnostics, Functional Food (incl. live probiotics), Food Supplements, Animal Feed
Medical X-ray scanning machines produced in Russia
75 %
60 %
The participation in abortion of the Ebola fever epidemic in Guinea
The support in managing measles outbreaks in the Eastern Europe and Central Asia regions (by providing measles vaccine)