Innovation Forum at ISS-Reshetnev
Academician M.F. Reshetnev Information Satellite Systems hosted Krasnoyarsk Territory’s 1st Innovation Forum on
The forum brought together over 200 participants – scientists, authorities, industry representatives and businessmen from Russia and other countries. Lev Kuznetsov, Governor of the Krasnoyarsk region, Andrey Gnezdilov, deputy governor, and Vadim Medvedev, Mayor of Zheleznogorsk were among the first to deliver keynote speeches at the opening ceremony.
The main focus of the forum concerned industrial parks as potential centers of innovative development. At the plenary session Victor Kosenko, first deputy general designer and director general of the Reshetnev Company made a report «ISS-Reshetnev as a business customer of industrial park residents». Within the framework of the forum the participants addressed a great number of issues regarding international best practices in establishing industrial parks, support for innovative companies, problems and prospects of scientific-technological development both on the regional and national scale.
The forum took place in one of ISS-Reshetnev’s modern production facilities, the only site of this kind in Russia intended for the manufacture and testing of large-size foldable satellite mechanical subsystems. The forum participants also had an opportunity to attend an exhibition organized by the Reshetnev Company. For this event ISS-Reshetnev demonstrated mock-ups of the next-generation satellites Glonass-K and Loutch-5A as well as satellite parts made of high-tech materials. According to Lev Kuznetsov, Academician M.F. Reshetnev Information Satellite Systems is one of the symbols of the Krasnoyarsk Territory and a good example of a company pursuing innovative development in the region.