Kaluga Region’s Advantages

More than 200 companies from 30 countries have implemented their projects here. Beneficial geographical location, well-developed transport and logistics infrastructure, wide choice of sites to place production facilities and tax benefits make the region attractive for the development of any business.

1,091 trln
investments attracted to the region since 2006

600
contracts in investment portfolio

116 
major industrial production facilities commissioned

The main “entry point” of investors to the Region is the Agency for Regional Development of Kaluga Region. The team of the Agency provides individual and free support at all stages of project implementation. Implementation of investment project in the Region fully complies with international standards. One-stop-shop concept includes the complex of services convenient for the investor – from submitting applications and processing necessary documentation to selecting a site, finding contractors and optimization of related processes. 


Kaluga Region Development Corporation – operator for creation, exploitation and development of infrastructure of industrial parks. Solves all technical issues connected with infrastructure (including utility facilities) for all types of investment projects both on the territory of industrial parks and outside them (licenses, connection to utilities, land documentation, etc.).


Agency for Innovative Development – the center of cluster development – state operator for the development of innovative and high-tech sector of economy.
Agency for Business Development is engaged in supporting small and medium enterprises projects, promoting development of their export potential, expanding access of entrepreneurs to financial and non-financial resources.


Agency for Tourism Development of Kaluga Region – development institution created in 2018. Its task is to attract investments to the tourism sector of the Region.  
Thus, each institution is personally responsible for the “area” of work entrusted to it.  

Cluster development principle is a cornerstone of an economic model adopted by Kaluga Region Government. Over 10 industrial clusters are being actively developed in Kaluga Region

 

   AUTOMOTIVE AND AUTOMOTIVE COMPONENTS CLUSTER


Top 3 of Russian automotive manufacturers
— 3 OEMs
— More than 11% of cars and trucks manufactured in Russia

  PHARMACEUTICAL, BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIOMEDICINE CLUSTER

The first Russian holder of Silver CLUSTER EXCELLENCE (ESCA) Certificate. — 75% of the cluster products are finished dosage forms
— 9 full-cycle factories complying with GMP standards
— 162 names of finished pharmaceutical products (FPP)

    TRANSPORTATION AND LOGISTICS CLUSTER

2 MLC Freight Village RU
— FreightVillage VORSINO – major distribution hub in the Central Russia, supporting point of One Belt – One Road Project
— FreightVillage ROSVA – inter-regional logistics complex Kaluga International Airport – 12 directions

     AGRO-INDUSTRIALCLUSTER

1st place in Russia by the rate of milk production growth
— 750 farms
— 45 enterprises of food and processing industry
— 10% growth of gross agricultural production in 2018

    CLUSTER OF COMPOSITE AND CERAMIC TECHNOLOGIES— 22


— 22 participants
— industrial enterprises, scientific institutions, educational institutions
— 11 partner enterprises
— > 400 innovation developments transferred to production

   CLUSTER OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES
 

— 131 participants – developers, providers, manufacturers, research and education block 
— Projects: IT-school, IT-lyceum, Yandex-Lyceum, IT-campus, Smart City, Distance Learning System, Northern Agglomeration Digitalization etc.

    ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES AND HOUSEHOLD GOODS PRODUCTION CLUSTER

100% of Samsung TVs and monitors sold in Russia are produced in Kaluga Regionф

    CLUSTER FOR PRODUCTION AND PROCESSING OF FOOD PRODUCTS

The cluster was created in December 2018 upon initiative of the management of Nestle Purina PetCare. Appropriate memorandum was signed between the Government of Kaluga Region and Nestle.
    EDUCATION CLUSTER

100% training of personnel for the needs of economy
— Modern educational centers
— Dual educational system
— International school – Cambridge International School, IB Standards

    METALWORKING CLUSTER

228 foundry casting works on one intermediate ladle — the world record 2019 from NLMK Kaluga.
The heat time in Germany and the USA — 100 and 105.

    TOURISM AND RECREATION CLUSTER

Top 10 among Russian regions by the rate of tourism development
— 4,000 historical and cultural landmarks
— 130 unique tourist itineraries
— 20 travel operators for domestic Tourism