New report on the Russian innovation system and innovation policy published
The Russian Ministry of Education and Research published the Background Report to the OECD Country Review of the Russian Innovation Policy "National innovation system and state innovation policy of the Russian Federation". Based on this report, the Russian innovation system will be evaluated by international experts. The evaluation should be completed by summer 2010 and will be crucial for joining the OECD.
The report includes a detailed description of S&T potentials, innovation infrastructure and other aspects of Russian innovation system as well as national policies in this area. This is the first report of its kind since 1993.
More information in Russian: http://mon.gov.ru/press/news/6333/
More information in English: http://eng.mon.gov.ru/press/news/4182/
(full text of the report is available in English and in Russian)
Source: Ministry of Education and Research of the Russian Federation