Center of Innovation Development to be created in Moscow

Center of Innovation Development to be created in MoscowA draft resolution on the establishment of the Center for Innovation Development state budget agency was presented today by Alexey Komissarov, the head of Moscow Science, Industrial Policy and Entrepreneurship Department during a Moscow Government meeting.

The document was prepared by Moscow Department of Science, Industrial Policy and Entrepreneurship in conjunction with the Moscow Department of Economic Policy and Development in the framework of the Moscow is the Innovative Capital of Russia subprogram. The main objective of this project is to organize state support of innovation activities in Moscow.

A. Komissarov noted that Moscow has a huge potential for innovation. According to him, there is a large number of different scientific institutions, institutes, universities, research centers, technology parks, business incubators, centers of collective use of private funds in Moscow. There is a number of federal programs to support innovation, but we are faced with the fact that entrepreneurs and innovators do not know how to use the opportunities presented - A. Komissarov said and added that the new institution will be some kind of a common field for all capital innovators.

A. Komissarov also reported about the planned launch of an innovative portal to promote innovation. We hope that through this center, we will not only help the future innovators to receive information about all programs, but also help already existing companies in Moscow - A. Komissarov said.