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Skolkovo: Recipe of Russia's 'Silicon Valley' Success Revealed
Wednesday, 28 October 2015 11:06
Skolkovo: Recipe of Russia's 'Silicon Valley' Success Revealed

13:06 28.10.2015(updated 14:41 28.10.2015) Get short URL

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The openness of Russia's Skolkovo Innovation Center to international trends is the main precondition for its success, the president of the Skolkovo Foundation, the principle agency responsible for the center, said Wednesday.

"Openness, transparency, global outlook are the key elements of our success today. Under no circumstances can we close, isolate ourselves or counter the global market and trends, global approaches," Viktor Vekselberg said at the Open Innovations Forum in Moscow.

He added that over a third of Skolkovo experts were leading international specialists whose opinion is taken into account.

According to Vekselberg, people, the new Russian generation that needs to be brought up, is another vital element for the Skolkovo project's success.

The Open Innovations Forum is being held in Moscow on October 28 — November 1.

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