August 25, 2014 at the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Tatarstan it was held a meeting on the establishment of Regional engineering centre of biotechnology. The project initiators, the representatives of ministries, departments and universities participated in the meeting.
The aim of the project was providing research and scientific infrastructures in the field of provender milling and supplement feed (including agricultural products, wastes of agricultural production, natural minerals – zeolite, bischofite, diatomite, glauconite, etc.).
At the meeting the prerequisites of the project organization, the question of the creating of a center of competence in the Republic of Tatarstan, the list of services to be provided by the center, as well as organizational issues, including the engineering center location were discussed.
In order of reasonable and systematic approach to the selection of equipment for the engineering center the Minister of the Republic of Tatarstan Midhat Shagiakhmetov economy encouraged the participants of the project to conduct a holistic analyses of the equipment required for the Republic of Tatarstan, excluding the purchase order which is already in use in the country.