Medvedev will hold a meeting on the modernization of the Russian economy


MOSCOW, 16 Oct.Prime. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Friday will hold a meeting of the Presidium of the presidential Council for economic modernization and innovative development of Russia, follows from the materials of the press service of the Cabinet of Ministers.

It is planned to discuss the order of development, coordination and implementation of “road maps” of the National technology initiative. In particular, the Bureau will consider the draft “road maps” for directions “AutoNet” (vehicles), “AERONET” (aircraft), “Neuronet” (neurosurgery) and “Marinate” (marine technology).

The meeting will be attended by Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich, the Russian presidential aide Andrei Belousov, Minister of education and science Dmitry Livanov, Minister of industry and trade Denis Manturov.

National technology initiative (STI) is seen as a long-term interagency program is a public-private partnership to promote the development of promising new markets on the basis of high-tech solutions that will shape the development of world and Russian economy in 15-20 years.