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.
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.
On 16—17 May, two thematic expert workshops were held in Moscow by the FP7 ERA-Net.RUS project, in the areas of Nanotechnologies and Environment/Climate Change, International Cooperation Directorate, Directorate General for Research and Innovation, European Commission informs in its monthly newsletter INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH UPDATE, June, 2013 (issue 35).
HSE Report 'Knowledge Intensive Business Services for Public Needs' presented at the University of Urbino
An international conference on 'Innovation in the Public Sector and the Development of e-services' was held on April 18 and 19 at the University of Urbino, Italy. Elena Shadrina, Associate Professor at the Department of Public Administration and Municipal Management at HSE in Perm, shared her impressions of the conference.
How to evaluate research performance and efficiency of S&T activities? An attempt to find response on these and related questions was undertaken by the participants of the roundtable "Monitoring Economics of Science: Main Results and Development Prospects" that was organized by the HSE ISSEK at the 2nd day of the XIV April Conference.