The first forum of Russian-speaking specialists to be held in Cambridge

The first forum of Russian-speaking specialists to be held in CambridgeThe representatives of the Russian-speaking scientific community from around the world will gather on March 10 and 11, 2012 in Cambridge (the UK). Together they will discuss the science and technology situation in Russia, as well as join the process of modernization of Russian economy singling out the unique national qualities of experts in research and development, which will be the key to success.

The first international forum of Russian-speaking experts in the field of Science and Technology-2012 will take place in one of the world's most successful high-tech centers - the famous Cambridge Silicon Fen. The event is organized by the RuSciTech Forum Coordination Council in the UK, with the support of Skolkovo Fund, Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (SkolkovoTeh), Skolkovo Open University (SOpU) and in cooperation with the Russo-British Chamber of Commerce (RBCC).

The participants will analyze R & D models of management, real examples of successful cooperation and existing international research centers, will be able to establish working contacts with potential partners, investors and international research centers. The program includes plenary presentations and round table discussions on key topics, a tour of Cambridge, boating on the River Cam, a gala dinner in one of the colleges at Cambridge University. Conference participants will have the opportunity to participate in the creation of the Association of Russian-speaking experts in the field of science and technology.

Russia will be represented by Agency for Strategic Initiatives (ASI), the Russian Fundamental Research Fund, RUSNANO, the Skolkovo Fund, Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, the Russian quantum center.

The foreign participants are: the UK Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), the British Academy of Sciences - Royal Society, Isis Innovations Oxford University Company, a Canadian Institute for Advanced Studies in Theoretical Physics (Perimeter Institute), the Siemens company, John Adams Institute, Imperial innovations company, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (Saudi Arabia), the International Association of Russian-speaking scientists (RASA), Cambridge Enterprises, the leading UK science parks.

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