Russia Today,Technology Update: From science to startups: the birth of high-tech business!
Welcome to the Future!
There’s no shortage of great scientific research coming out of Russian universities and laboratories, but how do those ideas get transformed into top-notch technology? Is Russia the best incubator for high-tech startup companies? Can Russian tech business be competitive on the global market? Will the new Skolkovo project improve Russia’s position?
Technology Update takes these questions to the students of 2000 Nobel Prize for Physics winner Zhores Alferov, whose graduates from the Ioffe Institute (St. Petersburg) Optoelectronics Department are the brains behind up-and-coming Russian LED producer Optogan.