Industrial corporations have the best access to local markets and know how to adapt their products to meet local needs. Production of complex technological products often requires the integration of a large number of technologies which are developed in different parts of the world. DISCUSSION TOPICS: What part do industrial corporations play in the international technology transfer? How can they assist local governments? How do they interact with research and educational institutions? What problems are associated with the transfer of technologies to other markets?
- Alexander Verl, Director of the Institute for Control Engineering of Machine Tools and Manufacturing Units (University of Stuttgart);
- Evgeny Kuznetsov, Director of Subsidiary Funds, RVC;
- Andrey Suvorov, Head of Business Development, Critical Infrastructure Protection at Kaspersky Lab;
- Kirill Kaem, Interim Senior Vice-President for Innovations of the Skolkovo Foundation;
- Dmitry Ivanov, Director of Innovative Development, NPO Saturn;
- Alexander Pisarets, Director of the Center of Expertise, Industry Cluster, SAP CIS;
- Egor Shipitsyn, Director, Russian Association of Technology Transfer Managers (Innopraktika);
- Viktor Larionov, Chairman, Subcommittee on Innovative Development of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation.
- George Gogolev, Director for Communications, Russian Venture Company (moderator).