The NTI Ecosystem Forum of the National Technological Initiative
On December 6-7 Sochi hosted the NTI Ecosystem forum of the National Technological Initiative. Among the participants of the forum was the Head of the Division of Innovation and Technology Centers and Small Innovative Enterprises Kirill Gostev.
The final event of the year was dedicated to the current issues of the long-term comprehensive program on the creation of the environment to ensure the global leadership of Russian companies in new high-tech markets and achieve technological advancement of Russia by 2035.
Now the NTI implements 8 “roadmaps”, 11 working groups and such projects as the NTI Centers for Excellence, Technological Contest Up Great, University 20.35, the NTI Olympiad etc.
The aim of the Forum was to sum up the activities of the NTI in 2018, as well as define the goals and tasks of the community for 2019-2020.
The NTI Ecosystem Forum featured around 500 representatives of the NTI community who discussed prospects and new initiatives, tasks, and steps for their solution.
The forum opened with the panel discussion the NTI Ecosystem: Strategy of the Future”. The principal topics for discussion were the importance of the NTI for the economy of the country, infrastructure for support and development of the NTI, the NTI community.
The experts continued their work within roundtable discussions and sessions at 10 venues in the areas: roadmaps of the NTI and regulatory roadmaps, Platform 20.35, financial instruments for support of the NTI projects, the NTI centers for excellence, infrastructure centers of the NTI, new forms of training, work with talents, export accelerator.
The Department of Innovation and Production of PetrSU was represented at the forum by the Head of the Division of Innovation and Technology Centers and Small Innovative Enterprises Kirill Gostev.