Preparing for the forum

Deputy Governor of the Novosibirsk Region Irina Manuilova, Executive Director of the Regional Fund for Scientific and Technical Development of St. Petersburg Igor Gladkikh and Director of the Novosibirsk Regional Innovation Fund Alexander Nikolaenko told about the selection of participants for the XV Siberian Venture Fair, the effectiveness of this platform, as well as about the preparation for this and other events of the Technoprom-2021 forum during a press conference on July 1.

As Irina Manuilova emphasized, the Technoprom-2021 forum, dedicated to the issues of technological leadership in modern conditions, is the brand of the Year of Science and Technology in Russia, from 1.5 to 2 thousand people can take part in the forum offline – provided that all necessary sanitary and epidemiological measures are observed.

“There are 55 days left until the Technoprom-2021 forum. Due to the difficult situation, the forum will be held in a mixed format with strict compliance with all necessary sanitary and epidemiological measures. 1.5-2 thousand people are tentatively scheduled to participate in the event in person, from 15 thousand participants are online. To ensure the safety of the forum participants, we will strictly adhere to all measures. Participants will be admitted to the offline format only if there are negative PCR tests made no later than 72 hours in advance. It is planned to equip additional points for testing. The mask regime will be observed at the forum sites and all necessary events will be held, ” Irina Manuylova stressed.

The Deputy Governor also stressed that the forum will discuss the creation of a carbon landfill in the Novosibirsk Region on the basis of the federal state autonomous Educational institution of higher education “Novosibirsk National Research State University” and a carbon sequestration farm. It is planned that Technoprom will become an annual platform for discussing the problems of the development of world-class Scientific and educational Centers( RECs), including genomic centers and centers of mathematics.

Speaking about the effectiveness of the Siberian Venture Fair, Alexander Nikolaenko stressed that only in the previous two years, the participating companies were able to attract more than 223 million rubles of investment. “Almost 40 applications from companies of the Novosibirsk region were submitted for participation in this year’s fair, 25 participating companies will be selected from them in the near future,” Alexander Nikolaenko said.

Igor Gladkikh noted that the XV Siberian Venture Fair will be a good platform for discussing issues of improving the efficiency of technology transfer, increasing the competence of players in the commercial technology transfer market.

For reference  The International Forum of Technological Development “Technoprom-2021” will be held under the sign of the Year of Science and Technology, announced in the country by Decree of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin No. 812.

The Forum is one of the largest Russian business platforms. The mission of Technoprom-2021 is to update the scientific and technological agenda of the country and the region, the purpose of which is to promote Russia’s technological leadership. The key objectives of the forum are to develop strategic solutions to improve the competitiveness of Russian science and industry in accordance with the priorities of the strategy of scientific and technological development of the Russian Federation.

Source: Website of the Government of the Novosibirsk region 

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