28 September 2012, Friday, 11:34

Bashkir team is a bronze prize-winner of the contest “The best innovational region of Russia”

author: Galina Bahkshieva

The final stage of the contest “The best innovational region of Russia”, held within the frames of the V international innovational forum in Saint-Petersburg is over.

“Regional teams demonstrated innovational potential of their regions in the format of interactive talk-show. 13 teams have reached the semi-finals and only five – the final stage, including the project of Bashkir team “Multifunctional scientific-innovational center RB” – press-secretary of the Academy of Sciences RB Svetlana Sedeleva reported to the news agency “Bashinform”.

The contest was divided into three stages” “The best innovational project”, “The best region” and “Innovational revolution – Russia 2017”. The last creative stage was held under the slogan “All Power – to Innovators”. The main problem, posed before the participants of the contest, was to make Russia one of the leaders of global innovational processes by 2017.

The total rating was formed by the jury and votes of the audience and internet-audience. As a result, the project of a multifunctional innovational center RB has won the third place with very small gap from the leader (just 5 points). Besides, Bashkir team was announced the best according to the results of the third creative stage of the competition.

“The creative part of our project is an attempt to look into the future and the main idea is that the world has to change, moreover, it is already changing now and not a capital but intellectual property has to become the base for its moving forward and innovational ideas have to become the highest value of new economics” – the director of the territorial innovational center RB Arthur Bogdanov told.

As he reported, the project of a multifunctional innovational center RB is recommended to be included into the federal program of regional development, supported by Russian Ministry for regional development. Besides, the creative project of the Bashkir team is determined by the Agency for Strategic Initiatives as the most promising from the point of view of strategy and will be offered for more detailed examination.