?Nizhny Novgorod is one of Russia?s three innovation leaders??Skolkovo?s Viljakainen

?Nizhny Novgorod is one of Russia?s three innovation leaders??Skolkovo?s Viljakainen?The Nizhny Novgorod region is one of Russia?s three innovation leaders,? believes Pekka Viljakainen, an advisor to the president of the Skolkovo Foundation in Russia.

?The Nizhny Novgorod region is one of Russia?s three innovation leaders,? News.Mail.ru quoted Pekka Viljakainen as saying. Pekka Viljakainen, a Finnish national and advisor to the president of the Skolkovo Foundation in Russia, participated in Russian StartUp Tour, a multiregional start-up focused event. The Nizhny Novgorod leg of the Tour, in the mid-Volga area, took place in late April, 2013. A reported 11 Nizhny projects have been picked to receive special Russian StartUp Tour awards. Three companies, which are residents of the local Nizhny Novgorod Innovation Business Incubator, have been invited to participate in a number of major innovation-focused federal events, including StartUp Village, an international innovation festival to be held in the Skolkovo innovation hub outside Moscow, the BIT competition of innovation business plans, and some others...