Conference and meeting of the NISS Technology Platform
The NISS Technology Platform, initiated and coordinated by ISS-Reshetnev Company, held a Research and Practical Conference and a general meeting of its members in Moscow.
The 7th Research and Practical Conference “Challenges and long-term outlook for the development of space-based information systems” was held by the NISS Technology Platform at the Moscow Aviation Institute. The event brought together more than 100 experts and specialists form federal ministries, rocket and space companies, the Russian Academy of Sciences and Russian universities.
Key topics covered by the conference participants included global trends and priorities in the development of space-based information systems as a key element of Russia’s digital economy, as well as perspectives for research and technology development in that field.
The conference was opened with a speech delivered by Nikolay Testoyedov, president of the NISS Technology Platform, general director of ISS-Reshetnev Company, professor, corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
The conference participants also discussed the concept and roadmap of the Complex Research and Technology Program of the Full Innovation Cycle (which is currently being developed by the NISS) as well as new models and mechanisms of cooperation between universities, research institutions and high-technology companies for the development and implementation of breakthrough technologies with a view to increase the competitive advantage of satellites built in Russia.
The general meeting of the NISS Technology Platform members was focused on the discussion of currently run government subsidized hi-tech projects, results achieved in years 2017-2019 and plans for 2020.
The Technology Platform “National Information Satellite System” (NISS) is a private-public partnership which helps bring together the government, business, industry and academia joining their efforts to support innovative development and modernization of Russia’s economy. Launched by ISS-Reshetnev Company in 2011, the platform unites around 130 leading industrial companies and research organizations working together to build and use advanced space-based systems and complexes, as well as to increase Russia’s presence in the global satellite communications market.