Russian high-tech market analyst outlines five innovation areas to keep tabs on

Russian high-tech market analyst outlines five innovation areas to keep tabs onThere are five areas of high-tech innovation worth engaging and investing in in Russia, a national innovation and IT analyst believes.

There are five areas of high-tech innovation worth engaging and investing in in Russia, believe experts from the National Association for Innovation and IT Development (NAIRIT). A summary of their study was published in Rossiiskaya Gazeta, the official mouthpiece of the Russian Government. According to the study, these areas include programmable matter, the growing of human organs, cognitive technologies, alkali-doped iron selenide superconductor technologies, and memetic computing. Programmable matter refers to matter which has the ability to change its physical properties (shape, density, moduli, conductivity, optical properties, etc.) in a programmable fashion, based upon user input or autonomous sensing. Cognitive technologies are basically software and/or hardware applications of mathematical models that try to emulate the functioning of systems and organs in the human body, particularly the human brain...