Shortage of ideas and those, who implement them is what the West should expect in the coming decade, declared the Counselor for Startup Sector of the Skolkovo Fund at the Fifth Russian National Innovation Convention on December, 18th. Maxim Kamanin, CEO of one of the top Russian startups – Displair – according to Digital October – considers that Russia will discover new names.
«Universities should be prepared to the shortage in talents and ideas which will reveal in the next fifty years», - informed Pekka Viljakainen, who is responsible for startups in Skolkovo, at the “I challenge you to the duel: What business needs in education” TV-show. The expert encouraged Russian faculties to have more concern in real world experience and search for new forms of innovation potential.
Russian education will be able to adjust to the new conditions, if it manages to attract highly-skilled professionals, Moscow State Lomonosov University Provost remarks as a reply to this note. As good example of business and science synthesis has been shared by Alexander Chachava, the President of LETA Group, which has invested into Displair, a hi-tech strartup, in May 2012.
«Only two years ago no one believed, that the image can be displayed right in the air, as we usually see it in sci-fi movies nowadays», - Displair CEO and founder, Maxim Kamanin informs. – And now we have 60 professionals working full time in our company throughout Russia, we became the best hi-tech startup according to Digital October and Russia Beyond The Headlines, and Displair displays are used in all the biggest events – whether they are International Economic Forum, Megafon PR-campaign or an event, organized by Fuse BBDO. Displair fabulous displays are also exhibited here, on the territory where the Convention takes place, enchanting the visitors and participants of the event.”
According to Maxim Kamanin, Displair illustrates that the innovation community will discover new names and they will most definitely be Russian.