A seminar on managing business incubators and technoparks in Moscow

A seminar on managing business incubators and technoparks in Moscow In order to support and accelerate the development of Technological Entrepreneurship and Innovation as one of the leading areas for the successful development of Russian economy, the Center of Entrepreneurship U.S. - Russia jointly with Intel Corporation conducts a workshop Managing a successful business incubator and technology park. The workshop is designed for managers and employees of the business incubators and technology parks, representatives of national development institutions, universities ensuring the establishment and effective functioning of the innovation support infrastructure and knowledge economy.

This is a two-day program involving the exchange of experiences and best practices of launch and successful operation of business incubators and technoparks with a focus on science intensive and high-tech areas. Particular emphasis will be placed on practical issues of selecting incubator residents, organizing training and mentoring programs for residents, the funding of incubators, building a chain of interaction higher education institution-incubator-residents-technopark-investors-industry-state.

The seminar will cover such issues as: the success factors of a new project or a company from the incubator portfolio, the evolution of incubators and effective forms to support residents, the foundation for the incubators development, the work of technology parks with incubators, strengthening the resources of technology parks and incubators.

The seminar will be held on May 14-15 2012 in Moscow, at Innovation Studio business incubator of Moscow State University Faculty of Economics. As the seminar hosts world-renowned experts in the organization of business incubators and technology parks in the U.S are invited. The guests of the seminar will also be representatives from some of the most successful business incubators in Russia.