Oleg Korolev held a working meeting with the Director of Association of Innovative Regions of Russia
Today Oleg Korolev, the Head of Administration of the Lipetsk region, had a working meeting with Ivan Fedotov, the Director of the Association of Innovative Regions of Russia. They discussed the prospects for further cooperation.
Yury Bozhko, the First Deputy Head of Administration of the Lipetsk region, also participated in the meeting.
Since 2012 the Lipetsk region has been a member of the Association of Innovative Regions of Russia, which at the moment includes 14 territorial entities of the Russian Federation. According to the Association, along with Tatarstan, Mordovia, Perm Krai, the Samara and Ulyanovsk regions the Lipetsk region is included into the group characterized by a high potential model of industrial and innovative development.
For the last years the Lipetsk region has been steadily maintaining its position of leadership among the members of the AIRR in relation to the volume of innovative goods, works, services per one innovatively active company, in terms of cost-efficiency of research and development. In the first half of this year the share of innovative goods and services in the total amount of goods shipped, works and services performed by the companies of all kinds of business (287 billion rubles) made its tenth part, including the industrial bodies – 11,5%.
“Membership in the Association of Innovative Regions of Russia enables the companies of the Lipetsk region to expand their opportunities for business cooperation, promotes the development of industrial innovative activity in the region, as well as formation of its modern, competitive, structurally balanced economy”, – noted Oleg Korolev, the Head of Administration of the Lipetsk region.