Governments have found it difficult to maintain budgets for basic scientific research over the past half-decade of financial turmoil. What is at stake for business competitiveness if basic research funding further declines? What is the role of government in tandem with the private sector in pursuing research?
Sergey Nedoroslev , Chairman of the Board, Kaskol Group
Sergey Beloussov , Chief Executive Officer, Acronis
Denis Manturov , Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation
Satish Reddy , Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Dr Reddy's Laboratories Limited
Alexey Repik , President, Delovaya Rossiya (Business Russia)
René Svendsen-Tune , Head of Customer Operations, Europe and Latin America, Executive Board Member, Nokia Siemens Networks
Andrei Fursenko , Aide to the President of the Russian Federation