02.04.2014 - 04.04.2014 | Tomsk

Forum U-NOVUS joined together young scientists and innovators across the country

The first All-Russian Forum of Young Scientists U-NOVUS organized by the Tomsk Region Administration and the Foundation for Assistance to Small Innovative Enterprises was held on April 2nd-4th, 2014. The Forum joined together over 800 young scientists from 64 regions of Russia.

The business program of the Forum was opened with a panel discussion "20 years of assistance to small innovative enterprises: results and prospects", which presented the results of the Foundation for Assistance to Small Innovative Enterprises. Members of the Advisory Board of the Foundation and representatives of development institutions expressed their views on the most important issues of innovative entrepreneurship.

impression from U-NOVUS 2014 | © Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation
Impression from U-NOVUS 2014 | © Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation

At the panel discussion on "Success Stories: from test tube to the mass production" representatives of the innovative companies discussed problems and prospects in high-tech business. The companies' projects were supported by the Foundation at different times by such programs as: "START", "Development", "Internationalization". Participants discussed difficulties encountered in innovative entrepreneurship and gave practical advice for young scientists.

impression from U-NOVUS 2014 | © Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation
Impression from U-NOVUS 2014 | © Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation

 An exhibition of projects of young scientists was organized during the Forum. Over 150 young scientists from 60 regions of Russia presented their projects in five areas: information technology, biotechnology, medicine of the future, advanced materials, new devices and hardware systems. Participants learned the technology of water purification from oil products, materials for missile technology, systems, motor control, developments in the field of digital three-dimensional television, and many others.

impression from U-NOVUS 2014 | © Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation
Impression from U-NOVUS 2014 | © Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation

The events of the first National Forum of Young Scientists U-NOVUS were attended by over 12 thousand people. Participants of the business program of the Forum were 1,300 people from 93 cities of Russia. The organizers and the participants expressed the hope that the Forum would be a good tradition.

impression from U-NOVUS 2014 | © Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation
Impression from U-NOVUS 2014 | © Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation

Contact

Olga Levchenko
Director of the International Department, Foundation for Assistance to Small Innovative Enterprises (FASIE)
levchenko@fasie.ru

 

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