The innovation infrastructure has an important role in development of the innovation system of the Republic of Tatarstan. The infrastructure for support to small science intensive entrepreneurship is basis for the development. An cell in the infrastructure is the interaction between the Foundation for Assistance to Small Innovative Enterprises at Science and Technology and KNIAT JSC. The company has 55 year history.
Keywords: technology transfer, mechanical engineering, programme UMNIK (Participant in the Youth Science Innovation Contest), START programme, DEVELOPMENT programme, medical equipment, production, education