The aim is to develop and implement the best Siberian R&D innovations in agriculture, it was announced.
Accelerating innovation in agriculture. Picture: Alexander Tyryshkin
The new hub will also see the adaptation to local conditions of world-class high technology from across the globe.
Based in Novosibirsk region, the AgroTechno-park will aim to 'form an effective system for the monetization of R&D projects developed by scientists from the Siberian branch of the Russian Academy of Agricultural Sciences (RAAS)', said Sergei Sverchkov. He is the deputy chairman of the RAAS in Siberia.
Novosibirsk region governor Vasily Yurchenko has called for a detailed business plan from scientific think tanks by April on the project. A key objective will be to train innovation managers and 'a skilled cadre of agricultural specialists'.
'Safe, order, jobs, proper business practice. Why? Not because of three or four articles in London newspapers'.
The Siberian producer - owned mainly by the Russian state and the Sakha government - hopes to shine on the international market.
More than ten new oil deposits are discovered in Krasnoyarsk region, one of them of major significance.
The 15th INNOVUS forum opens over two days with 50 events aimed at discussing Russia's Innovative Development Strategy until 2020.
President Putin opened his visit to Buryatia by going to Ivolga Datsan, the main monastery of the Buddhist Traditional Sangha in Russia.
The Siberian Times keeps writing about the unique seals sanctuary organised by Lora Beloivan from Vladivostok.