Meeting with vice rectors of the leading universities of the region has taken place
On March 27 in the Ministry of Economic Development, Investments and Trade of the Samara Region the working meeting with vice rectors of the leading universities of the region under the chairmanship of the deputy minister Dmitriy Gorbunov has taken place. Support of innovative activity of the universities and inclusion of higher education institutions in work on realization of cluster initiatives in the Samara Region were discussed.
Today higher education institutions as the centers of science, competence and development have to play a leading part in implementation of the Strategy of Social and Economic Development of the Samara Region until 2030 concerning interaction in clusters. Thus, each university has to act as a scientific kernel of the cluster corresponding to its sphere.
Within the meeting new mechanism of support has been offered to the universities: support of projects and programs of the universities of the Samara Region will depend directly on results of work of higher education institutions as participants of clusters and on efficiency of commercial profit of results of intellectual activity.
During the meeting representatives of the universities have given the feedback.
Collaboration of the ministry with leading universities of the Samara Region will allow higher education institutions achieve the new level of competitiveness, increase innovative potential, become significant elements of the regional innovative ecosystem.