Plenary discussion "Corporations and Cooperation"

06 December
12:00 - 14:00
Plenary Hall
Opportunities for large business cooperation with market players for the development of technologies and the solution of technological problems

Questions for discussion:

  • How does the company solve its requests for new technological solutions? Can we talk about the existing objective need to appeal to the open innovation market?
  • How does the current market state meet the corporation needs in interacting with startups? What are the barriers?
  • Are corporations ready to independently solve their technological needs and do they need the help of the state, the state development institutions and/or other corporations?
  • What startups will be in the focus of the corporation in the near future?


  • Ilya Kopelevich, Editor-in-Chief, Business FM
  • Oleg Teplov, General Director of VEB Ventures

Forum speakers

  • Alexander Gurko, leader of the Avtonet Working Group   
  • Vladimir Mesropyan, Head of the Project Office for the implementation of the national program “Digital Economy” of the Analytical Center under the Government of the Russian Federation 
  • Islam Midov, Head of MTS Corporate Venture Fund
  • Konstantin Mikhailenko, Director of the Department of Digital Transformation of Rosset
  • Anna Nenakhova, Director of Innovation, EFKO Group
  • Konstantin Parshin, Vice President, Executive Director of the Cluster, Cluster of Advanced Manufacturing Technologies, Nuclear and Space Technologies, Skolkovo Foundation
  • Alexander Zazhigalkin , Head of the Center for Innovative Development, Russian Railways