Meeting of the Commission for Modernization
At 1 PM on Monday April 25, Digital October hosted a joint meeting of the Presidential Commission for Modernization and Technological Development of Russia’s Economy and the Board of Trustees of the Skolkovo Foundation Fund for Development of the Center for Elaboration and Commercialization of New Technologies.
The meeting featured presentations from Viktor Vekselberg, president of the Skolkovo Foundation, and Craig Barrett, co-chairman of the Skolkovo Foundation Council.
Andrei Ivashchenko, chairman of ChemRar, gave a presentation on a project for developing anti-hypoxic adenosine technologies. There were also talks by James Laurence Balsillie, CEO of Research in Motion (RIM); Elizaveta Leshchiner, graduate student at Harvard Medical School; Zhores Alferov, co-chairman of the Skolkovo Foundation’s Scientific Advisory Council; and Vladimir Kanin, CEO of Optiflame Solutions.