Micro- and nanotechnology seminar VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland together with the russian partners organized intensive seminar in Saint-Petersburg for R&D and production companies in the area of micro- and nanotechnologies.
Miscommunication obstacles for innovation systems in Russia In the present issue is undertaken attempt to consider in details key problems of innovation systems implementation and summarize analytical material about innovational policy in Russia.
Background Report to the OECD Country Review of the Russian Innovation Policy "National innovation system and state innovation policy of the Russian Federation"
Institute of Regional Innovation Systems
The SPb Institute of Regional Innovation Systems (IRIS) is a nonprofit organization set up in December, 2005.
The basic task of IRIS is establishing and supporting the national innovation system by way of developing regional innovation systems in the RF territorial subjects. For this purpose the Institute performs the following activities:
thorough investigation of knowledge-based economy;
monitoring and benchmarking of the regions;
realization of innovation projects and integration of regional innovation systems;
coordination of activity of parties involved into innovation process: business and industry, educational and research institutes, regional authorities;
organization of discussions, seminars, formal and informal education.
The main field of activity of the Institute does not lie only in the sphere of technological innovations. It covers a wide range of problems of development, including economic and investment aspects, social and organizational innovations; therefore, the Institute realizes a holistic approach to the problems of regional development.