Programme

HAVE NANOTECHNOLOGIES LIVED UP TO THE EXPECTATIONS?

Russia: Seizing the Opportunities
Panel Session
Pavilion 4, Conference Hall 4.1

Moderator:
Alexandra Johnson , Managing Director, DFJ VTB Aurora; President, The Global Technology Symposium

Panellists
Esko Aho , Prime Minister of Finland (1991–1995); Executive Chairman of the Board, East Office of Finnish Industries
Vladimir Volkov , Head of the Republic of Mordovia
Oleg Perelman , General Director, NOVOMET
Ran Tao , Chairman of the Board of Directors, «Sirius-Holding» Corporation
Vladimir Fortov , President, Russian Academy of Sciences
Andrei Fursenko , Aide to the President of the Russian Federation
Anatoliy Chubais , Chairman of the Executive Board, RUSNANO Corporation

Front row participants
Vladimir Gurdus , General Director, RMI Partners
Tatiana Saribekian , Chief Executive Officer, Domain Russia Investments (DRI)

Broadcast

Key moments

Import substitution is not only a slogan for us – it is a significant economic driver.
Anatoly Chubais
It is important for all innovative institutions to have capacity to fail, the right to fail.
Esko Aho
You first need to build up your “muscles” in the Russian market and then it won’t simply be a matter of diversifying the economy, but a declaration by Russia as a global player in the world’s innovative sector.
Anatoly Chubais