Government fund of funds
Development institute of the Russian Federation

Advanced training in the leading research centers, technology transfer centers, universities and clusters — 2015

Advanced training in the leading research centers, technology transfer centers, universities and clusters — 2015

The purpose of the project is the development of human capital in the Russian innovation ecosystem via gaining expertise by its participants. The gained experience is implemented in the leading Russian universities, research centers and territorial clusters, and the best practices in innovation policy and the realization of governmental initiatives, in the sphere of technology innovation, are now applied on national and regional levels, in separate corporations and research centers, for the purpose of realization of the National Technology Initiative.

Project purposes:

  • examination  of international  experience related to the establishment of horizontal  infrastructure  relations between  universities  and  industry

  • examination of organizational schemes of work with the industry, including corporate partnership, university - enterprise partnership format, academic consulting models

  • establishment of the complex technology commercialization system and implementation of the gained experience in the leading Russian universities, research centers and territorial clusters

  • examination of the best practices of the university spin-offs and commercialization of scientific developments

  • establishing  communications between  the main  innovation  ecosystem  participants

Program participants:

Regional infrastructure management: universities, clusters, tech parks, business incubators, venture capital funds, research organisations, relevant ministries, etc.


Project results

  • 10 programs, in  the form of advanced training  and  business - missions (in the USA,  United Kingdom, Singapore, Hong Kong, France, South Korea,  Brazil, The Netherlands, Germany and Switzerland);
  • 217 delegates became program participants;
  • Collaboration agreements are entered into by Russian and foreign universities, relevant ministries and associations, for the purpose of the development of joint projects and initiatives;
  • Agreements of interaction and collaboration between the Russian regions are achieved.
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