17.06.2011, Interview with the Russian MERCURY partner in the national daily newspaper “Izvestia”

Section "Education: The science to teach and to learn", 17.05.2011

The daily newspaper interviewed the representatives of three leading technical universities from St. Petersburg on the current issues of innovation and technology transfer. The background for the interview was the adoption of a new federal act (Nr. 217) concerning the important role and development of small innovation oriented enterprises in Russia.

In this regard the MERCURY project partner Prof. Mikhail Shestopalov (LETI) shared his views emphasizing the function of the university, especially the development of the IP management, the establishment of IP offices and the upgrading of the university intellectual potential in Russia which was underpinned by his international experience gained within the MERCURY project so far.


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