Partnerships and successful practice exchange in various fields to be driver of country’s successful development
Talking face-to-face is absolutely necessary – it is experience exchange with those who are trying to employ those practices, and we need a regular platform for that purpose — Andrei Belousov, Aide to the President of the Russian Federation.
Interregional cooperation is still very important. We are going to share our practice of participatory financing, which originated with the support of the Ministry of Finance — Aysen Nikolaev, Head of Sakha Republic (Yakutia).
We have arrived at a conclusion that we need to develop more partnerships, we should not confine ourselves in e-commerce, we should also work as a technology company — Pavel Gontarev, Director, Мail.ru. Digital Technology .
All our products that have succeeded had the design principle of partnership in mind, meaning that our products and revenue succeed and grow if our partner’s revenue succeeds and grows — Meir Brand, Vice-President, Google Inc..
We started a programme two years ago called Collaborated Russia. <…> It involves cooperation with the largest research centre in Russia, and that is knowledge sharing. We hope that that innovation will be patented in Russia and we will have a chance to be the first to secure the licence. The other programme is called ‘Patents Power’ which we do together with the Skolkovo Foundation — John Edward Butler Ransohoff, Vice President, Head of Strategic Projects for Innovations and International Partnerships Direction, Bayer AG.