The specific nature of each new project is determined […] by the isolation of the territories or the maximum distance from existing infrastructure. And any change in a project in terms of technology also helps to transition to [...] a new stage in the development of the Arctic — Vladimir Panov, Special Representative for the Development of the Arctic, State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM; Deputy Chairman, State Commission for the Development of the Arctic.
What we are seeing now is unprecedented, starting with the economy, where projects are being implemented that have been something out of [...] science fiction for decades — Alexey Chekunkov, Minister for the Development of the Russian Far East and Arctic.
A very important focus is science, technology, and creation of a scientific research base. In 2022, we will already be handing over the unique North Pole ice platform to the customer […] This base will specifically make it possible to carry out all the necessary scientific research […] in two temperature and climatic regimes — Aleksey Besprozvannykh, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation.
Among our latest innovative projects is […] a permafrost centre that allows us to record changes in permafrost — Andrey Grachev, Vice President for Federal and Regional Programs, Norilsk Nickel.
The issue of materials for the Arctic is very important, from clothing to special materials — Aleksey Besprozvannykh, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation.