Kristen Blyth from The Moscow News in her article “Science on the sidelines” reports the results of ISSEK junior research fellow Maxim Kotsemir’s study on the dynamics of the publication activity of Russian researchers in Web of Science in 2001—2011. The Moscow News article is about Vladimir Fortov, the newly elected President of the Russian Academy of Sciences and current situation in Russian science.
Edward Elgar Publishing has published a multi-author book "Handbook of Innovation Indicators and Measurement". Two chapters are prepared by the HSE ISSEK specialists.
A multi-author book “Science, Technology and Innovation Policy for the Future. Potentials and Limits of Foresight Studies” edited by Dirk Meissner, Leonid Gokhberg and Alexander Sokolov is published by Springer Publishing House.
On 7 June, 2013, at an extended meeting held at the Shipbuilding and Marine Equipment Department of the RF Ministry of Industry and Trade, participants discussed the implementation of the programme “Development of Shipbuilding in 2013—2030” during the first half of the year. Future objectives and steps were outlined in the presentation by Oleg Karasev on scenarios and prospects for the industry’s development.
On 7 June, 2013 the RF Ministry of Education and Science hosted the first meeting of the Inter-Departmental Commission on Technology Foresight. The participants discussed initial steps to launch nation-wide systematic activity in this area. The Commission members included Leonid Gokhberg, first vice-rector of the HSE and director of the ISSEK, and Alexander Sokolov, director of the ISSEK’s Foresight Centre.
Startup Village, the largest start-up conference in Russia, took place on May 26-28th 2013. It was attended by more than 3,000 representatives from innovative companies, venture capital funds, government authorities, development and research institutes, the media, as well as leading experts of the International Research and Educational Foresight Center HSE.
Information Bulletin “Statistical Characteristics of Professional Education Sphere”, 2013, no 1 (64)
The next issue of the Monitoring of Education Markets and Organizations (MEMO) information brochures series has been published. The bulletin presents a statistical survey covering activities of educational institutions in lower vocational, secondary vocational and higher education.
On 23 May, 2013 the RF Ministry of Economic Development hosted an expert workshop “Russia’s joining the OECD: evaluating possible consequences”. The workshop was moderated by Vladimir Tkachenko, director of International Organisations Department of the Ministry of Economic Development, and Leonid Gokhberg, first vice-rector of the HSE and director of the ISSEK.
On May 20, 2013, as part of Innovation Media Day, a discussion panel ‘Technologies of the Future: A View from Innovation Leaders, Development Institutions, and Media’ took place. The panel was organised by the HSE, RIA Novosti, and Russian Venture Company.