Held each year in Novosibirsk, the International Forum and Exhibition Technoprom is the largest technological event aimed at promotion of Russian scientific developments and innovations. The joint initiative of the Government of the Novosibirsk Region and the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation is aimed at integrating scientific discoveries and innovations into the activities of large business and industry.
The Forum and Exhibition will be held at the Exhibition Complex “Novosibirsk ExpoCenter” on August 27-30. First two days of the event will feature traditional discussion sessions of the Forum business program. According to Andrey Zhukov, Acting Deputy Governor of the Novosibirsk Region, the focus will be put on scientific developments, and on issues of science and business interaction, as well as on the construction of chains of technology transfer into production. The topic is specified ‘Science as Industry’.
“We will discuss the possibility of holding a so-called scientific convention in the framework of Technoprom 2018, that will make a debut presentation of the preliminary project Akademgorodok 2.0 to the world scientific community. Public hearings of this project will also be held for the first time,” - Andrey Zhukov said during the press-conference on June 21.
The third day is devoted to education and will engage students, young scientists and researchers, technological entrepreneurs and engineers, as well as schoolchildren and teachers. Activities of the educational day will include lectures, master classes, educational games, as well as academic competitions on technological areas, and technopreneurship competitions.
The program of the fourth day will feature cultural and sports events that popularize science, education, scientific and technological development.
In general, the forum will host over 100 events. 7 thousand visitors and participants are expected. The possibility of concluding more than 15 major agreements on cooperation in the science and industry area is under consideration.