Economists, Officials Debate Russia’s Role as a Tech Powerhouse

September 30, 2013 Artem Zagorodnov, RBTH
Tomorrow night Moscow’s Department of Science, Industry and Entrepreneurship, the Center for Entrepreneurship and Technopolis Moscow will host debates among leading Russian economists, entrepreneurs and officials about whether the country can become a world leader in hi-tech production.

Tomorrow night Moscow’s Department of Science, Industry and Entrepreneurship, the Center for Entrepreneurship and Technopolis Moscow will host debates among leading Russian economists, entrepreneurs and officials about whether the country can become a world leader in hi-tech production.

Skeptics will including Yevgeny Gavrilenkov, Chief Economist at Sberbank, while Sergei Arkhipov, President of the Harvard Club of Russia, will speak on behalf of the optimists. Topics will include ways that business and government can cooperate in fostering hi-tech economic growth and which sectors Russia can have a competitive advantage in.

The event will take place at 7 in the evening (October 1st) at Moscow’s Technopolis.

Debate in Moscow: Will Russia become one of the leaders in high-tech production?

Debate Night Project with the support of the Department of Science, Industrial Policy and Entrepreneurship in Moscow, Center of Innovative Development and the Technopolis "Moscow" on October 1 will hold a debate on the topic "Will Russia become one of the leaders in high-tech manufacturing?" Read more>>>

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