Council for the implementation of priority projects was established in Tomsk region
Participants discussed approaches to the implementation of the priority project "Universities as a space for innovation centers" in the main direction of the strategic development of the Russian Federation "Education".
"In 2013 Tomsk region started to work in the project logic, priorities of development were defined in cooperation with business, universities and the Federal ministries of and secured to the concept of "INO Tomsk"- said Andrey Antonov.
He also accented that today the growth of economy sectors associated with increasing of productivity and using of new technological solutions. To the effect you need to attract investors of a new type to the territory.
"They do not come for the natural resources and access to the mass market, but for competence - scientific research, high-quality workforce, a special infrastructure - said deputy governor for economics Andrey Antonov. – As a result, the presence of the university on the territory becomes a key factor of investment attractiveness."
In the Tomsk region Medical Scientific and Educational Cluster of Russian Ministry of Health established on the basis of Siberian State Medical University as the third in country, Tomsk Polytechnic University and Tomsk State University are the scientific center of the cluster of cluster of tight oil, four universities entered into a new Smart Technologies cluster. Tomsk State University will help to create methodological and scientific basis for the development of social services and social entrepreneurship.
"For successfully implementation of priority project "Universities as centers of innovation space" is necessary to link model and parameters to the priorities of the strategic development of the region. The university centers with the authorities and business can form the plan of the development territories, to create new mechanisms for its implementation", - said Andrei Antonov.