A socially oriented non-financial development institution and a major organizer of international conventions; exhibitions; and sporting, public, and cultural events.

The Roscongress Foundation – a socially oriented non-financial development institution and a major organizer of international conventions; exhibitions; and sporting, public, and cultural events.

The Foundation was established in 2007 with the aim of facilitating the development of Russia’s economic potential, promoting its national interests, and strengthening the country’s image. One of the roles of the Foundation is to comprehensively evaluate, analyse, and cover issues on the Russian and global economic agendas. It also offers administrative services, provides promotional support for business projects and attracting investment, and helps foster social entrepreneurship and charitable initiatives.

Each year, the Foundation’s events draw participants from 208 countries and territories, with more than 15,000 media representatives working on-site at Roscongress’ various venues. The Foundation benefits from analytical and professional expertise provided by 5000 people working in Russia and abroad. In addition, it works in close cooperation with 126 economic partners; industrialists’ and entrepreneurs’ unions; and financial, trade, and business associations from 69 countries worldwide.

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Innovation infrastructure

Policies, institutions, technologies and financial support that spur the pace of innovation, and its commercial adoption. 

Section supported by the Innovation Space project

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Synopsis on the topic
«Необходимо отказаться от линейного мышления в рамках сырьевой экономики»
Expert opinion
08.06.2020
Linear thinking is not working anymore. We need to optimize lifestyles
The St. Petersburg International Economic Forum has invariably attracted some of the world’s greatest minds. Nowhere was this more apparent than at SPIEF 2016, which hosted a meeting of Nobel laureates entitled «What Will the Mid-21st Century Look Like?» Below are some of the topics covered by Nobel laureates at other sessions.
«Если обладаешь культурой открытий и инноваций, хочется с ее помощью менять мир»
Expert opinion
05.06.2020
When you have a culture of discovery and innovation, you want to apply it to make an impact in the world
Rafael Reif’s talk at the panel discussion «Leading Universities» at SPIEF 2012 could be deemed a major event in its own right. His appearance came two weeks before his official speech as President of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology — a position he holds to this day. His talk covered the following topics:
Адаптация к новой инновационной реальности: тренды, технологии, перспективы
Research
28.05.2020
Adapting to a New Innovation Reality: Trends, Technologies, Prospects
Adapting to a New Innovation Reality: Trends, Technologies, Prospects is an analytical report by GenerationS. The paper examines the current global situation and its impact on companies’ attempts to innovate, both in Russia, and worldwide.