Specialists from CIS countries discussed problems of cooperation in the framework of the project of an Interstate Program of Innovative Cooperation through 2030 

Armenia is one of the most successful countries, because for this country important is the intellectual potential, active work is carried out with the personnel reserve, participants of the innovative space. Head of the CIS Affairs, Assistance to International Development and Integration of Rossotrudnichestvo, representative of the customer-coordinator of the Interstate Program for Innovative Cooperation of the CIS Member States Sergey Malenko said during the Moscow-Yerevan-Minsk-Bishkek-Nur-Sultan Bridge TV.

On May 31, at the meeting of the Council of the CIS Heads of Government in Ashgabat was decided to develop a draft Interstate program of innovative cooperation of the Commonwealth countries until 2030. The participants of the Bridge TV, which took place on Monday, June 3, discussed an Interstate program for Innovative Cooperation in the CIS countries: achievements, prospects, successful projects.

In the framework of the interstate program up to 2020, a set of measures were done: analysis of the quality of interaction between business structures, state and municipal authorities in terms of the development of innovations for the program of member states. Program Operator is «Skolkovo» Foundation.

In Armenia, unique installations are made, including the work with microparticles. These are installations that are simply no longer practical in the world (most likely, this is the  «Areal»  linear accelerator developed by the «Candle» Synchrotron Research Iinstitute ). And now Armenia is actively working in foreign markets, said Malenko.

He noted that in this regard, Armenia is one of the most successful countries, since it is important for Armenia intellectual potential.

At the same time, Armenian and Russian specialists work together for an educational program. The head of the regional development department of the «Skolkovo» Foundation, Alexander Okunev, explained during the  Bridge TV, that the program is already available in the national (Armenian) language and is being offered not only to CIS members, but also to third countries.

Director of the National Center of Innovation and Entrepreneurship of RA  Gevorg Vardanyan noted that within the framework of the state program until up to 2020 a number of measures were implemented to form the system. The Center actively participated in the creation of normative documents of the program. Gevorg Vardanyan noted that the Center closely cooperates with the Russian Center for Science and Culture in Yerevan to provide personnel support for innovation activities, in particular, training of innovative managers,

In particular, the center has submitted demands for applications to implement joint projects with «Skolkovo». It is about the development of Armenian specialists - hydrogels. Hydrogels are used in the manufacture of pampers, cosmetology, plastic surgery, for the cleaning of mines, oil pipelines and in the agro-industry. The second project is the development of economical combined dryers for fruits, tea, vegetables.

Negotiations are at present carried on, - said Gevorg Vardanyan.

Besides, the Head of the Russian Center for Science and Culture in Yerevan (the representative office of Rossotrudnichestvo in Armenia), Sergei Rybinsky, in an interview with Sputnik Armenia correspondent, noted that Innovative Cooperation is of great importance for all CIS member countries, including Armenia. 

«Innovative cooperation is an engine», taking account the fact of scientific and technological progress. Without this, the development of countries is impossible," said Rybinsky.

As to him, Armenian specialists are seriously involved in various areas of innovative cooperation in different countries. «School of the Young Innovator of the Russian-Armenian Center for Innovative Cooperation is operating with great success in Armenia. The last time school participants met in May.

He noted that Armenia should have more initiatives, it is necessary to look for the possibility of promoting projects with other CIS countries. For this, Armenia has accumulated sufficient experience and baggage.