LINKING BRICS INNOVATION POTENTIAL THROUGH INNOVATION NETWORKING PLATFORM

18062015 pmef 3  On 18-20 June, 2015 the 19th International Economic Forum was held in St. Petersburg. In the framework of VEB Business area the Sergey Korotkov (UNIDO CIIC Director) made a presentation of the UNIDO project «BRICS & UNIDO: Technology and Innovation for SMEs Development». As part of his presentation, Sergey Korotkov introduced a new information technology platform BRICS TTN (BRICS Technology Transfer Network). BRICS TTN is an online community of innovation players in BRICS that want to collaborate in knowledge and technology transfer.

Each year the number of participants of the forum exceeds 7000 people who come from more than 70 countries. The forum brings together leading politicians and businessmen, who meet to identify and discuss key challenges that face the Russian Federation and global community and to attract the necessary instruments for dealing with it.

See more about BRICS TTN: http://brics-ttn.org/index.php/en/about

Read more about the forum: http://www.unido.ru/eng/news_en/18062015_spbief/