31st SPICE Meeting 58th ICECE Work Group Meeting

Nishny Novgorod, Russia
6 – 9 Sep 2000

The German-Russian Business-to-Business Meeting at the "All Russian Industry and Innovation exhibition was the environment of this SPICE Meeting. Some 30 German innovative small and medium companies attended this cooperation event to meet with potential business partners from Russia. Visits to the exhibition and to the large car factory of GAZ, producer of the famous "Wolga", offered further possibilities to build new business links. Especially concerning SPICE projects, this event was utilized to continue the training of young Russian professionals for promotion of international business. The participants of this part of the program were trained in a three days seminar (St. Petersburg, June) and will visit Germany for a special internship program later this year.