Karostech’s experts Erik Raita and Ilkka Kakko were invited to Las Palmas for the first week of February. They will have during the week negotiations with the local stakeholders; representatives of academia, regional development organization and the business community in order to further develop the emergent ecosystem around the new science park initiative. Dr. Igor Rozhdestvensky, Director of Ingria Business Incubator, Karostech’s strategic partner in Saint Petersburg, will also join the mission. The highlight of the week is an interactive workshop on Wednesday, where the further development plans for the ecosystem development will be elaborated.
Chairman of the Board Erik Raita has been recently contributing to the round table of technoparks and business incubators organized by Technopark Skolkovo at Saint Petersburg’s International Innovation Forum.
Erik’s presentation was devoted to the science parks of the 3rd generation based on our 3GSP concept. Our role was to bring the independent consultant’s view over the global trends that shape the innovation landscape affecting the function of science parks. Other panelists have represented viewpoints of the actual actors of innovation ecosystem, such as science park and business incubator management (Igor Rozhdestvenskiy, Technopark Ingria), the industry (Kirill Soloveychik, Lenpoligraphmash holding), the university (Boris Novikov, LETI technical university), and the start-up (Taisiya Kudashkina, tulp.ru). The session was moderated by Anna Nikina from Technopark Skolkovo.
More information about the round table available in Russian at:
Karostech’s presentation at Innovation Forum is available in Presentations section of our website.
07 Jul 2013
Ilkka Kakko contributed to the Round Table discussion about the future of Russian technoparks as an invited speaker. Ilkka explained the ongoing transformation in Finnish technopark scene and the emergence of new innovation organizations as well as introduced our 3GSP model. The topic raised lot of questions and the impact of this new trend in Russian context was one of the key discussions in the event.
The event was part of SPIEF 2013 (Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum) organized by Ingria and attended by the the representatives of Ministry of Communications of the Russian Federation as well as managers of the major Russian technology parks and leading organizations like Ingria, Skolkovo, Novosibirsk Technopark, Rosatom, Rostec and Megapir