– Russia Business Council to Coordinates American
at the 7th International Forum “High Technology of
the 21st Century” in Moscow
and extends invitation to “High Technology of the
21st Century” in 2007
The Mid-Atlantic- Russia Business (MARBC) recently coordinated
the successful American participation in the 7th International
Forum “High Technology of the 21st Century in Moscow
from April 24-28, 2006. As part of the American program,
MARBC President Val Kogan moderated a seminar entitled “Opportunities
for Russian-American scientific-technical cooperation”
and John Gallagher, Chairman of the United States Industry
Coalition, gave a keynote presentation. Mr. Gallagher presented
his organization’s goals and the steps the Coalition
is taking within the framework of Russian-American technological
cooperation. MARBC also organized an American mini-pavilion
at the Forum. In addition, along with the Moscow Entrepreneurs
Association, MARBC co-organized the innovation competition
“Leader in the field of high technology” whose
awards ceremony is held as part of the Forum.
MARBC would like to extend an invitation to the 8th International
Forum “High Technology of the 21st Century”
to be held April 23-27, 2007. As it did this year, MARBC
will once again be coordinating American participation in
The International Forum takes a two-part form, including
both an international exhibition, and a business conference.
The Ministry of Industry and Energy, the Ministry of Defense,
Federal agencies and Services, the Russian Academy of Science,
and government of Moscow all take active parts in the development
and direction of the Forum.
The “High Technology of the 21st Century” international
exhibition presents technological achievements in the fields
of space, radio electronics and communications, information,
atomic science, mechanical engineering and metal-working,
laser technologies, medicine and biotechnology, ecology,
chemistry and new materials, alternative energy and energy-
efficient technologies, and safety and security technology.
Participants include national and foreign businesses, and
organizations specializing in the fields of high technology
productions (particularly the defense industry enterprises),
as state science centers, academic institutions, financial
companies, and investment and venture enterprises.
The Business portion of the Forum includes a series of
seminars and round tables, illuminating the problems of
innovation activities and financing for scientific projects.
Topics related to the attraction of investments into high
technology, mechanisms for cooperation among academics and
the private sector, intellectual property, improving training
systems for industry scientists, problems and solutions
arising from large scale integration, and international
cooperation in the field of high technology, will be among
those discussed. Russian regions will take an active part
in the conference. Round tables and seminars will also be
organized on the latest trends in science-intensive industries,
for example: laser technologies, alternative energy technologies,
information technology, and others.
MARBC together with the Committee for Innovation Technology
and Venture Financing of the Moscow Entrepreneurs Association,
serves as a co-organizer of the innovation competition “Leader
in the field of high technology.” The annual competition
is run under the patronage of Chamber of Trade and Industry
of the Russian Federation, and in association with the government
of Moscow. Projects are submitted throughout the year and
judged in seven categories: information technology and electronics;
transport, fuel, and energy; ecology and natural resources;
new materials; production technology; and consumer goods.
The winners of the competition receive promotional support
and advising through the Committee for Innovation Technology,
and have the opportunity to exhibit and present their projects
at the Forum. A presentation ceremony for the competition
award winners closes the Forum.
For further information on American participation the Forum,
please contact Val Kogan, President of the MARBC, by telephone
at: (215) 708-2628, by e-mail at: email@example.com
or visit the MARBC website: www.ma-rbc.org.