The objectives of the Network are to initiate and establish cooperation between companies and scientific institutions in both countries and furthermore to provide a systematic and sustainable basis for cooperation in traditional fields, as for example molecular biology or biochemistry, as well as in younger research areas such as the environmental and resource management.

The service offerings of the cooperation network include the implementation of events as well as the allocation of specialized information, publication of trends and cooperation opportunities in a monthly newsletter and individual services for project teams.

Especially bilateral projects are attended result-oriented for: this includes consultation on funding, application and project management involving patenting, marketing of products and setting up businesses. This consulting offer addresses German and Russian experts from science and business, focusing especially on small and midsize enterprises interested in cooperating with institutions and partners in the field of biotechnology.