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21.09.2017

At PMIF-2017 the laureates of the Innovation in the Urban Environment Award were congratulated

The winners of the contest "Innovations in the Urban Environment" were named at the X St. Petersburg International Innovation Forum. The competition is held for the first time in St. Petersburg. According to Nikolai Gavrilov, director of the St. Petersburg State Center for Tariff and Expert Support, 43 bids were submitted for the competitive selection. Participants are awarded in five nominations: in the field of energy, construction, transport, restoration works, urban planning and architecture. The main prize in each nomination is the conclusion of agreements with profile enterprises on the introduction of innovation.

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21.09.2017

Deep respect for science and knowledge is our priority

With these words the vice-governor of St. Petersburg Igor Albin on the second day of the PIIF 2017, in the presence of hundreds of guests and Forum participants, opened the II conference "From import substitution to innovation and knowledge economy". Within the discussion, experts in the field of science, technology and innovation tried to determine the most effective ways of forming a quality communication system between the scientific and business community with the aim of increasing the competitiveness of domestic production.

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21.09.2017

Innovative technologies for export

At the round table "Improving the efficiency of foreign economic activity at industrial enterprises", held in the context of the St. Petersburg International Innovation Forum, experts spoke about new technologies and minimization of business costs. Experts reported on the changes and innovations that appeared in the customs legislation of the Eurasian Economic Union and Russia.

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21.09.2017

Intellectual property in the era of digitalization

The VI Interregional Stock Exchange of Intellectual Property was held on the basis of the St. Petersburg International Innovation Forum. Innovators and inventors learned about programs to support enterprises engaged in the development and production of innovative products and considering export opportunities. Experts told about the role of intellectual property when investing innovative projects.

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21.09.2017

Measures of entrepreneurship support were discussed at PMIF 2017

The second day of the X St. Petersburg International Innovation Forum was opened with a discussion at the round table "Measures of state support of entrepreneurship: a review of existing state programs and institutions for the development of entrepreneurship, interaction of government and business. Stories of success». Within the discussion, representatives of the St. Petersburg Administration, banks, manufactures and funds of entrepreneurs' support analyzed the projects already implemented, assessed their effectiveness and discussed prospects for applying new support measures for the next 5-10 years.

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21.09.2017

Cross-border cooperation in the field of innovation

What international programs help entrepreneurs implement joint projects? How is the project supported? What ideas can interest foreign partners? These and other questions were answered by the participants of the round table "International Cooperation Programs: Challenges and New Financial Opportunities to Support Significant Social and Economic Initiatives and Projects" held at the X St. Petersburg International Innovation Forum. The meeting was organized by the Committee of Industrial Policy and Innovation of St. Petersburg; Committee on External Affairs of St. Petersburg; St. Petersburg Business Development Fund; Regional Integrated Center - St. Petersburg.

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20.09.2017

Photo-report of the first day of the Forum

Photo-report of the first day of the Forum

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20.09.2017

Technopark of Saint-Petersburg and Association of Robotics of Chile has become partners

On September 20, 2017, the Technopark of St. Petersburg and the Robotics Association of Chile signed an Agreement on Cooperation for the Development of Advanced Robotic Systems and Related Technologies and Production. On the current day, the parties intend to work together in the research and developmental areas, to provide mutual information support in professional communities.

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20.09.2017

The Internet of Things as a Factor of the Creation of a "Smart City"

What is the main idea of the "smart city" project? What are the principles of such a system? How to establish a system of interaction between the state, business and the population for building effective "smart cities"? At these urgent questions for residents of any metropolitan areas, the participants of the conference "Smart City - the Trend of Urban Transformation" tried to find answers on the St. Petersburg International Innovation Forum.

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20.09.2017

Innovative technology for the city will be done in St. Petersburg

At the X St. Petersburg International Innovation Forum an agreement between the Government of St. Petersburg and the Finnish company Vilakone Oy was signed. The document was signed by the Governor of St. Petersburg Georgy Poltavchenko and Managing Director Vilakone Oy Juha Kumlander Tapio.

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