Cooperation agreement in the innovation sphere was signed between Bashkortostan and Skolkovo Foundation
An agreement on cooperation in the innovation sphere was signed within the framework of the 8th Moscow International Forum of Innovative Development «Open Innovations» between the Government of Bashkortostan and the Development Fund of the Center for the New Technologies Development and Commercialization (Skolkovo Foundation) on October 22. The document was signed by the Head of the Republic Radiy Khabirov and Chairman of the Skolkovo Foundation Arkady Dvorkovich.
The agreement provides interaction in creating an innovation infrastructure facility in Ufa - the High Technologies Technopark, replication of the Skolkovo innovation ecosystem work model in Bashkortostan, primarily within the framework of the Technopark’s activities, exchanging experience in working with innovative projects, providing expert support, stimulating development innovative entrepreneurship and an increase in the number of participants in the Skolkovo project.
The newly created Technopark will be considered for accreditation as a regional operator of the Skolkovo Foundation. Thus, the Foundation will expand its presence in the republic, and potential residents will be able to gain access to the Skolkovo best practices, services, and support tools.
This year, for the first time, Bashkortostan presented its stand dedicated to innovative republican projects at the Open Innovations Forum. Among them, there were developments by the Prototyping Center of Bashkortostan.
Radiy Khabirov visited the exposition of republican enterprises and innovative developments of other regions, discussed the prospects for their implementation in various sectors of the economy of Bashkortostan.