The Polar Quad is a professional industrial projects Contest organized and promoted by the Arcmineral Service Mining Company since 2011 in the northern regions of Russia. Every year the subject theme of the Contest is being changed and new regions to implement the industrial projects are incorporated.
The Contest's General Partner is the «Bank For Development And Foreign Economic Affairs (Vnesheconombank)» State Corporation.
The Contest is based on 4 principles, which are at the same time the criteria for the selection of projects: 1) business effectiveness, 2) innovativeness, 3) eco-friendliness, 4) social importance for development of the regions. Hence the name of the Contest 4 criterion form 4 sides of a symbolic quad.
In 2013 Contest is dedicated to the problems of creation and implementation of the energy effective technologies and new energy sources in Murmansk, Arkhangelsk regions and Republic of Karelia of the Russia.
The Winning Project will receive recommendation for realization with the support of the General Partner of the Contest - the "Bank For Development And Foreign Economic Affairs (Vnesheconombank)" State Corporation.