International Forum of technological development Tekhnoprom

5-6 June 2014 the second annual International Forum of Technological Development Technoprom will take place in Novosibirsk.

The forum's theme “The Era of Technological Metamorphoses: a Time for New Victories” reflects the global economic agenda and perspectives for realizing the full potential of structural changes. Like last year, the Chairman of the Administration of the Russian Federation Dmitry Rogozin will head the forum's Organizational Committee.

It's expected that the forum will result in new systems of science and technological monitoring and of forecasting the development of technologies, including with through the establishment of benchmarking tools; proposals will be prepared regarding the creation of foundational models for formation of territories based on engineering centers and tech incubators where cutting-edge innovations would be developed; plans for the creation and development of parks and special zones of innovative technology (of dual purpose) for Russia's pilot regions will be developed; and a project for establishing of an international center of cooperation in science, education, and business in the interest of transitioning the economy to the “sixth technological phase” will be prepped.

The business program of the forum will consist of three discussion panels: technological trends; technological environment — infrastructure and institutions; effective coalition in Hi-Tech. Special sections are planned for the Summit dedicated to GLONASS, the 8th annual Siberian Venture Market, an exhibit on breakthrough achievements of Technoprom, and a series of other satellite events.

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