The Global Internet is transforming from the network of data exchange between computers into the Internet of Things (IoT) – an infrastructure linking intelligent objects, i.e. devices embedded with control systems. IoT is spreading over different spheres of life, but its progress is uneven. One of the most promising sectors for implementation of the concept of “connected world” is the energy sector.
Changes in key staff positions took place in CSR “North-West” in November 2014.
The project’s task is to assess the results of the power sector reform of the Russian Federation in the 2000s and to identify new development agenda for the sector.
Research group of the Center for Strategic Research “North-West” Foundation visited education institutions, innovative infrastructure facilities and free economy zones of China (PRC)
Participants of the business tour visited the leading universities of China. They met with administration of the Hong Kong University. Mr. Paul Cheung, Vice-President and Head of the Technology Transfer Center , familiarized the delegation members with his university.
On 1-3 November 2013 representatives of the Center for Strategic Research “North-West” Foundation attended the 2013 Emerging Economies’ Economic Policy Forum followed by the 2013 Roundtable Meeting of Emerging Economies Think Tank Alliance in Haikou
2013 Emerging Economies’ Economic Policy Forum. Roundtable Meeting of Emerging Economies Think Tank Alliance
On 6-7 November 2013 representatives of the Center for Strategic Research “North-West” Foundation took part in a tour of Finland’s innovative infrastructure facilities, organized for representatives of Russian clusters
Among the participants of the tour were representatives of the Sarov Innovation Cluster, ZATO Zheleznogorsk Innovation Cluster and Rosatom State Corporation.
The Center for Strategic Research “North-West” Foundation and the Government Autonomous Agency “Center for Strategic Research of the Sakha (Yakutiya) Republic” have signed a cooperation agreement
The signing ceremony took place on 21 October, 2013 at the 12th All-Russia Forum “Strategic Planning in Regions and Cities of Russia: Building a System”.
The Director of the CSR “North-West” Foundation participated in the international educational seminar which included a field visit to the ABB Corporate Research Center ( robot automation and power systems) , and KUKA Roboter (manufacturer of industrial
Representatives of the RF Ministry of Industry and Trade and Vladimir Knyaginin, Director of the CSR “North-West” Foundation, participated in the international seminar held on 22-25 September 2013. The seminar focused on global best practices in development of industrial and technological sectors, in particular, on familiarization with advanced power and automation technologies, including the research and production management.
12-13 August 2013 Rosatom State Corporation with a CSR «North-West» support held the Strategic Session of Radiation Technologies Cluster
Among the issues discussed at the Strategic session were long-term prospects for development of several technology areas (accelerator technology, robotics, laser technology, security systems, isotopes and radiopharmaceuticals) and possible forms of cooperation for development of these areas. Participants of the session also discussed items of cooperation between companies - cluster members and potential cluster members (possible joint project lines).
CSR «North-West» completed regional program to support development of Dimitrovgrad Nuclear Innovation Cluster
Project goal: To improve competitiveness of the town of Dimitrovgrad and Ulyanovsk Oblast through development and implementation of innovative technologies as part of the development of innovative nuclear cluster in Dimitrovgrad, the Ulyanovsk Oblast (hereinafter - Cluster) to achieve significant increase in high technology products (works, services) with high added value and to create new jobs.