About the Novosibirsk


Russia’s largest transport and logistics hub

The Novosibirsk Region is the key region of Siberia. Its population is a little less than 3 million people, and 13 million people live within a radius of 700 km. This is almost half the population of Siberia and the Far East.

Due to its location in the center of the Eurasian continent and powerful transport infrastructure, the Novosibirsk region has become Russia’s largest transport hub. Major rail, road, air, and river routes intersect here. Novosibirsk connects Siberia, the Far East, and Central Asia with the European regions of Russia.


2.8 million people
the population of the region

Transport Infrastructure

Novosibirsk International Airport (Tolmachevo) is the largest air transit hub east of the Urals, located on the most important routes between Europe and Asia. It has regular flight connections with more than 90 cities in Russia and abroad.

Novosibirsk International Airport (Tolmachevo)

9 million people

passenger traffic in 2023

> 28 thousand tons

cargo traffic in 2023


investment projects within the airport territory


1 530  km

The total length of the railways of the Novosibirsk branch of the West-Siberian railway

Road network

28 155 km

total length of the road network

796 km

the length of the federal roads

12 746 km

the length of the regional roads

Strong and highly diversified economy

The structure of the Novosibirsk Region’s economy is not typical for Siberia. It has a high degree of diversification and significant innovative potential. Industrial production based on high-tech developments, the construction industry, the real estate market, science, transport, communications, information technology, and trade are the drivers of the region’s economic growth.

In 2023:

1.9 trillion RUB  the gross regional product of the Novosibirsk Region

5.3 billion USD  the total foreign trade turnover of goods produced in the Novosibirsk Region

Economic growth is ensured by the creation of a favourable business climate, increased business activity, and the development of public, transport, and engineering infrastructure.

In 2023, the Novosibirsk Region ranks 13th in the National Rating of the investment climate in the subjects of the Russian Federation. The rating is calculated based on 44 indicators in 4 areas: the regulatory environment, business institutions, infrastructure and resources, and support for small businesses. Not only statistical data are used to compile the rating, but also surveys of businessmen and experts.

High-tech centre of Russia


of all diagnostic tools produced in Russia

up to 90%

of all hosting virtualisation software


of all Russian medical X-ray machines

up to 90%

of all Russian devices for liquid chromatography


billion RUB

the amount of investments in fixed capital of enterprises and organisations of the Novosibirsk Region in 2023

33,2% – machines, equipment, vehicles, production and business stock

30,6% – construction of buildings (except housing) and facilities

29,1% – construction of housing

7,1% – intellectual property and other investments in fixed capital

World-class scientific, educational, and innovation centre

The concentration of scientific personnel in Novosibirsk is 1.5 times higher than the national figure.

The creation of the Siberian Branch of the Academy of Sciences, the largest scientific centre in the east of Russia, led to the establishment of a production and scientific hub here. As a result, the Novosibirsk scientific and technological complex is the third largest in Russia.

The Novosibirsk Region has 51 academic institutes, 71 branch research institutes, and more than 100 large and 1,700 small enterprises associated with technical innovation activities.

23 higher educational institutions of the region train students to enter almost every profession. Novosibirsk is an educational centre that attracts talented and ambitious young people from across the country. Over 60% of students studying in Novosibirsk come from other cities.

Now, due to the Novosibirsk Science Center development project (Akademgorodok 2.0), a modern world-class scientific and technological complex is being created on the basis of the educational and innovative ecosystem of the Novosibirsk region. It includes the implementation of 31 projects of scientific and innovative infrastructure (274 billion rubles), 67 projects of social, engineering and transport infrastructure (155 billion rubles), the creation of 13 high-tech industries (20 billion rubles).

Developed park infrastructure

The Novosibirsk Region is a platform for the development of large park projects. These are the Industrial and Logistics Park of the Novosibirsk Region, the Technopark of the Novosibirsk Akademgorodok (Academpark), and the Koltsovo Biotechnopark.

Industrial and Logistics Park of the Novosibirsk Region

The largest industrial park in Siberia

It is an industrial park of the greenfield type. It was created in 2008 on the initiative of The Government of the Novosibirsk Region and the Development Corporation of the Novosibirsk Region. Investors benefit from  specially created engineering and transport infrastructure built in the park. 35 Russian and international companies are implementing their projects in the Industrial and Logistics Park at the moment. By 2023, residents of the park have invested more than 70 billion rubles in the development of their projects.

Technopark of Novosibirsk Akademgorodok (Academpark)

Russia's most efficient technopark

At the moment the Academpark employs more than 350 resident companies in areas such as instrumentation, information technology, biotechnology and biomedicine, nanotechnology and new materials.

Koltsovo Biotechnopark

World-class competence

The Biotechnopark has created all the necessary engineering and innovative infrastructure for the development of biotechnological and biopharmaceutical companies. The structure of the park includes a site for the placement of specialized enterprises – the first stage is already occupied by residents, the selection of a land plot for the second stage is underway. A powerful laboratory complex has also been created in the Biotechnopark, which includes chemical-analytical, microbiological and clinical diagnostic laboratories. It is planned to create a toxicological laboratory.

Industrial Park «Novosib»

From a defense enterprise to an industrial park

It is a private industrial park of the brownfield type. It was created on the basis of a defense enterprise that had been opened in 1939. In 2015, it became the first private industrial park in Russia to receive a certificate of compliance with the National Standard of the Russian Federation «Industrial Parks. Requirements». Its first resident was Novosibirsk Cartridge Factory. Today, there are about 150 residents in the park, and 3.5 thousand workplaces have been created. The park's management company is New Leasing Company LLC.

Industrial Park «Ecran»

The territory of industrial development

It is a private industrial park of the brownfield type. It is designed to accommodate manufacturing enterprises in the industrial part of Novosibirsk. It was established in 2016 on the territory of JSC «Ecran Factory». In the same year, it received a certificate of compliance with the National Standard of the Russian Federation «Industrial Parks. Requirements». Currently, 203 legal entities operate on the site, 4 of them have the status of the residents.

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