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Round table on the Russian Arctic development


On 28 February 2020, the AEB Working Group on Modernisation & Innovations held the round table entitled “Russian Arctic development strategy and priorities. Engineering & technology for Arctic development”.

The event provided a platform for discussion of the New Arctic Strategy of Russia, technological challenges for development of the Russian Arctic, competitiveness of projects implemented in the Arctic, and potential areas for European technologies transfer.

The discussion was moderated by Michael Akim, Chairman of the AEB Working Group on Modernisation & Innovations, Vice President, ABB Russia.

Vadim Kulikov, First Deputy Director General – Technical Director, Agency of Technological Development

Dmitry Fishkin, Director for the Arctic Region, Far East Investment and Export Agency

Yulia Kosareva, Director of International Cooperation Department, Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East and Arctic

Alexander Safronov, First Deputy permanent representative of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) to the President of the Russian Federation

Alexander Fedotovskikh, Board Member, Member of the Presidium of the Coordinating Council for the Development of the Northern Territories and the Arctic of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP)

Michael Akim, Chairman of the AEB Modernisation & Innovations Working Group, Vice President, ABB Russia.