A grim future for Russian science
Russia’s economy needs reconfiguring. It needs to move its economy from one based on energy and raw materials to one which can compete globally in science, technology and research - if it is to prosper. Two multibillion-dollar high-tech projects Rusnano and Skolkovo - poised to become Russia’s answer to the US’s Silicon Valley – were meant to propel Russia into being an innovation-friendly economy. But analysts question whether the federation can attract and develop high technology companies at a time when innovation is losing out to corruption and cronyism – and a leader who sends out a message that power is more important than modernisation.
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- Report is targeted to the decision makers in cross country manufacturing – suppliers, manufacturers, logistics.
- Also considered useful for the administrative university facilities, to better understand the possible effects of current decisions.