The innovative potential of the technical intelligentsia and the procedure for its use in the interests of Russia's defense capability were discussed today by representatives of the Russian Defence Ministry and cooperating organizations. The round table opens a series of events of the scientific and business program of the international military-technical forum «ARMY», which will be held at the ground of the center «Patriot» from August 23 to 29, 2020.
The discussion was led by Major General Andrey Goncharov, head of the Main Department for research and technological support of advanced technologies (innovative research) of the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation.
«Various forms and methods of carrying out the scientific and business program allow us to strengthen the interaction and cooperation of the Russian Defence Ministry not only with leading research organizations, universities, enterprises and industrial organizations, but also to make interagency cooperation in the issues of innovative development of the defense industry more effective, » Major General Andrey Goncharov said.
At the same time, Major General Andrey Goncharov noted that the forum's scientific and business program is aimed at creating conditions for selecting and implementing innovative projects in the interests of the Russian Armed Forces, as well as discussing problematic issues that hinder the optimization of this process.
During the event, 8 reports of participants were heard on topical issues of forming a personnel reserve for developers of dual-use products, as well as the tasks of implementing their projects in practice.
Based on the results of the exchange of views on the topic of the round table, work will continue on the use of innovative potential in the interests of the country's defense capability.
Source - MoD