Russia - Global Innovation Hub

3:30 PM–3:45 PM Jun 4, 2019 (US - Eastern)

Theater 4


Russia is a global player in biotechnology that encourages the development of entrepreneurship and research. The main goals of the Healthcare strategy of the Russian government are to increase average life expectancy and quality of people’s life, ensuring prevention and control of life-threatening diseases. As a result of the implementation of the healthcare strategy, evolving investments and support of development and commercialization of biomedical science and technology were achieved. Key instruments of support: special economic zones established to attract foreign investments; access to a pool of talented people and startups established through a network of universities and research institutions; development of new market niches and investment opportunities; government support for modernization of manufacturing of innovative drugs. Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia developed a strategy and is currently implementing steps to enlarge investment opportunities in biotech startups

Please join us as Skolkovo Foundation shares why Russia is a global hub for biotech innovation:

1) Established special economic Zones in Russia to attract foreign investments, government support
2) Plenty of vacant market niches in life science
3) Access to a pool of talents formed by strong education and research in life science
4) Access to projects and technologies
5) Investment opportunities in Life Science

Session ID: 522216