INNOPROM 2011 Opens in Yekaterinburg

15 July 2011 (11:37)

The Ural International Exhibition & Forum INNOPROM 2011 opened in Yekaterinburg yesterday.

The agenda of the first day of the exhibition covered the official opening ceremony in the course of a plenary session, entitled ‘Supply and Demand on the Russian Innovations Market: A Roadmap’. The session was followed by a press conference of the Strategic Initiatives Agency and the signing of an agreement between Sverdlovsk Region Government and Siemens AG.

Then, a round table discussion on the Agency’s projects and their selection and promotion was organized at the forum. There are about one hundred projects (picked out by the Agency’s board of jurors, including the Governor himself) to choose from.

The fair’s first day finished off with the final plenary session dedicated to the Agency’s role in the development of medium-sized enterprises in Russia.

In the four days of the exhibition and forum, about seventy different events are expected to take place, and about 5,000 participants from over thirty different countries are supposed to come to the fair.

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