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“The development of youth scientific and technical innovative and creative potential: prospects for cooperation”


On 14 December 2016, the AEB Working Group on Modernisation & Innovations jointly with the AEB PR Committee held a Round Table entitled “The development of youth scientific and technical innovative and creative potential: prospects for cooperation”

The event aimed at informing AEB members on possible cooperation in the field of the development of youth scientific and technical innovative and creative potential, it will show a link between industrial enterprises and graduates of the professional education system. The meeting was moderated by Michael Akim, Chairman of the AEB Working Group on Modernisation & Innovations, Vice President, ABB Russia.

Ivan Bortnik, Member of the Supervisory Board of the Association of innovative regions of Russia, Head of the Department of Innovation Management, Higher School of Economics, spoke on the creation of educational centres for talented and gifted children (including the Center “Sirius” and others) and invited the AEB member-companies to bridge the dialogue between Russian and European talented children and to share their experiences with younger generation. Victoria Soboleva, Director of the Organising Committee of the International Festival of Children’s and Youth Scientific and Technical Creativity “Ot Vinta!”, Chairperson of the Commission on the development of children’s and youth scientific and technical activities of the Public Council under the RF Ministry of Industry and Trade, informed the participants about opportunities for cooperation within the youth Festival “Ot Vinta” which was established to promote creative and innovative potential of children and young people. Elena Voskoboynikova, Deputy Director of the Department for Marketing and Partnerships, WorldSkills Russia, told about the movement “Young Professionals (WorldSkills Russia)” and the possibilities for cooperation in the development of vocational education and enhancement of the prestige of working professions. Vladimir Frolov, Director of the Department of Programmes for Management and Modernisation of the Moscow Polytechnic University’s campuses, briefed on student competitions in the field of energy efficiency and the promising ways for the development of innovative creativity of youth. Sanofi experiences in working with talented youth in business were presented by Ivan Burkov, Product Planning Manager, Sanofi Eurasia, and Elena Zdanova, Manager for Recruitment Projects, Sanofi Eurasia.

Presentations are availbale in the event archive.

Please follow the LINK to watch the promo video about WorldSkills Russia.

L–R: Participants of the round table