22 September 2010, Wednesday, 19:35

Rustem Khamitov: “We have to create the environment, where the innovational ideas would ripen”

author: news agency "Bashinform"

The President of Republic of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov has taken part in the meeting of the Volga federal district’s council in Kazan on September 22, the public affairs service of the President RB reported.

The participants of the meeting discussed the problems of widening of innovations’ introduction as one of the key directions in modernization of industry in the regions, the Volga federal district consisted of.

Rustem Khamitov supported the proposal to introduce the notion “innovational economics” already within the frames of the school education. ”The earlier we begin attracting pupils to innovational way of thinking, the better it is” – Rustem Khamitov stated. In particular, the President RB declared for the increase of the number of business schools and business-incubators in the Republic. At present time three business-incubators work on the territory RB – in Salavat, Sibay and Oktyabrsky.

“We have to create the environment, where the innovational ideas and solutions, helping us to move forward, would ripen” – Rustem Khamitov said, mentioning the available huge potential wasn’t realized up to the end in the Republic.

In the course of the trip to Kazan Rustem Khamitov has paid a visit to the regional Space Service Center on the base of the IT-Center of Tatarstan, where the Minister of informatization and communication of Tatarstan Nikolai Nikiforov demonstrated the facilities of the satellite navigation system “GLONASS” to the President RB.