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Delegation from Vologda Oblast took part in 6th Saint-Petersburg International Innovation Forum.
Director General of Vologda Region Development Corporation Alexander Perfiliyev and Deputy Chairman of the board of directors of IT-directors Club Alexei Logantsov visited the 6th Saint-Petersburg International Innovation Forum that was held in St. Petersburg on October 2-4.
St. Petersburg International Innovation Forum is one of the most important events in Russia devoted to the issues of innovative development which provides open space for business communication, establishment of direct contacts, search for partners and investors, professional development and promotion of innovative products. The Forum is organized by the Government of St. Petersburg.
The format of the Forum includes congress program as well as exhibition of innovative companies and projects, institutions of innovative development, innovative infrastructure and investment funds.
Several thousand participants representing not only St. Petersburg but also most regions of Russia as well as leading countries in the field of innovative activities take part in the Forum annually.
Such fields as laser technologies, medicine and a number of companies specialized in the sphere of nanotechnologies are widely represented at the Forum.
At the Forum the members of Vologda’s delegation discussed the most acute topics in the sphere of innovations at a plenary session and briefed on creation of an IT-cluster on the territory of the Vologda Oblast. The idea was approved by the representatives of the RF Ministry of Economic Development and the Department of Innovation Development.