It is worth paying attention to the proportion of graduates who have remained in Russia – considering our university graduates are highly qualified and, unfortunately, are leaving the country to work abroad.
State subsidies should be focused on competitive products relevant not today, but tomorrow.
We need regional specialization –development of a territorial industrial strategy that assigns a specific role to every region. Such specialization is under way right now.
In order to create an efficient environment, you need to put together three components: the authorities, science and business.
Any enterprise willing to join the regional labour productivity programme will have to develop its own in-house productivity programme.
Some of the key issues pertain to the regulatory and legal frameworks. We are still in the initial stage in this respect. Right now, the quality of regulations affecting Russian high-tech industry companies prevents them from delivering projects involving future technologies.
Industries can be split into two categories: major enterprises and semi-major enterprises. And, understandably, the widest productivity gaps were found in the semi-major ones. So they will be the focal point of our programme.