On April 26 - 27, 2012 the Federal Network of Business Incubators Open Innovation Inc. within the VIII All-Russia Conference Innovation-2012 at the site of Tomsk State University of Control Systems and Radio Electronics provides practical session on open innovations Open Innovation - Tomsk'2012.
The main themes of the conference will be open innovations, a network of researchers and developers, and the interaction of universities, business and government in building an innovative economy.
The representatives of leading foreign and Russian universities, key federal media, development institutions will discuss the future of the business universities in Russia.
An important task for the university today is to become a long-time partner of state and business in innovative development. To do this, it is necessary to turn to the open innovation model and implement a strategy for the development of the entrepreneurial university, - Alexander Uvarov, TUCSR rector speaks about the importance of topics.
The conference will bring together the representatives of OJSC RVC, University of Twente (Netherlands), the magazine Expert-Siberia and Expert-South, the Ural Federal University, IBM, Siberian Federal University, Company Unic TUCSR.
Practical session is held by Open Innovation Inc., which specializes in creating assets ordered by corporations in the approach of open innovation. Open Innovation Inc. brought together more than 30 incubators, technology parks and interuniversity sites in Yekaterinburg, Bratsk, Irkutsk, Kazan, Krasnodar, Krasnoyarsk, Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod, Novosibirsk, Perm, Saratov, St. Petersburg, Tomsk, Tyumen, Cheboksary, Chelyabinsk. By the spring of 2012 a network of Open Innovation Inc. includes nine full members, 20 associates and continues to grow.
It is assumed that participation in the Tomsk event will be interesting and useful to managers of business incubators, technology parks, technology transfer centers, the Tomsk region innovative companies representatives, investors (business angels), seed and venture capital funds managers, existing and potential partners of Open Innovation Inc. network, entrepreneurs, professionals, and inventors, undergraduates, graduate students and university professors, as well as people interested in topics open (custom) innovations.
Within the workshops participants will be able to come up with an idea or refine their own, using the methods of thinking, to assemble a team or join an existing, to get feedback to improve ideas, and finally, to establish themselves and win.