The development of innovations in Russia is on the right track, the country still needs different types of innovative structures, the Director of Innovation Development of Rusnano Yuri Udaltsov said at a roundtable held at the press center of RIA Novosti dedicated to innovation.
I believe that the country which has moved to an innovative type of development needs different institutions for different types of innovation. At least as long as the country does not find its place in the global market of labor division. No one can tell for sure that we will become the major world space power or main biotech power. I would consider the need to encourage and support all the beginnings that make their way at this stage. We can not say that we are a country like Israel and Finland, which will support only startups. Are we on the right track now? I think that everything is developing dynamically and that’s why we are - he said.
The discussion also involved the chairman of the Board of JSC RVC Igor Agamirzyan, the managing partner of Almaz Capital Partners Alexander Galitsky, the vice-president of the Skolkovo Fund Stanislav Naumov and the Deputy Minister of Economic Development Oleg Fomichev.
There are several development institutions in Russia in the field of innovation, including Rusnano Company, the Skolkovo Fund, Russian Venture Company, Fund for Assistance to Small Innovative Enterprises in science. This round table is the first in a series of events dedicated to the agenda of the Moscow International Forum of innovative development Open Innovations, which will take place from October, 31 to November, 3 in Expocentre.