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Annual Business Leaders Investment Forum
«INNOVATION FOR BUSINESS»

29 - 30 June 2011
Nizhny Novgorod
Press release
Official Venue: Grand Hotel "OKA", Conference Hall "Oka De Luxe" (27, Gagarin Avenue, Nizhny Novgorod, 603057), http://en.hoteloka.ru

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June 29, 2011
DAY ONE
INVESTING IN INNOVATION TO ACHIEVE MARKET LEADERSHIP

09.30 – 10.00 Registration, Morning Coffee

10.00 – 10.45 Opening Plenary Session

  • Denis Ivanovich Labuza, Minister of Support and Development of Small Business, Consumer Market and Services of the Nizhny Novgorod Region, www.msp.nnov.ru;
  • Igor Gavrilovich Sazonov, Deputy Minister of Industry and Innovations of the Nizhny Novgorod Region, www.government-nnov.ru;
  • Oleg Ramazanovich Kozyrev, Director, National Research University - Higher School of Economics, Branch in  Nizhny Novgorod, http://nnov.hse.ru/en;
  • Kendrick Davis White, Founder & Managing Principal, MARCHMONT Capital Partners, www.marchmontnews.com;
  • Eduard Arkadyevich Fiyaksel, PhD in Economics, Professor, Head of Venture Management Department; Head of Center of Entrepreneurship,  Nizhny Novgorod Branch of the National Research University - Higher School of Economics; President, “Start Invest” Business Angels Association, Nizhny Novgorod, www.start-invest.ru;
  • Pavel Mikhailovich Solodkiy, Chairman NN Regional Branch “Delovaya Rossiya”, www.delorosnn.ru
Denis Labuza Denis Labuza
Igor Sazonov Igor Sazonov
Oleg Kozyrev Oleg Kozyrev
Kendrick White Kendrick White
Eduard Fiyaksel Eduard Fiyaksel
Pavel Solodkiy Pavel Solodkiy

10.45 – 12.15 Session 1: Round Table: Government Support of Innovation Development
Moderator: Eduard Arkadyevich Fiyaksel, PhD in Economics, Professor, Head of Venture Management Department; Head of Center of Entrepreneurship,  Nizhny Novgorod Branch of the National Research University - Higher School of Economics; President, “Start Invest” Business Angels Association, Nizhny Novgorod, www.start-invest.ru

Topics for discussion:

  • Government Support of Innovation Development 
  • Innovation Policy in the RF: Ways of Innovation Stimulation, Tax Policy Instruments, Normative-Legal Regulations
  • Talents and Innovation: PwC Research made for the Saint-Petersburg International Economic Forum
  • Russian Venture Company Initiatives in a sphere of Innovation-Venture Ecosystem
  • Public-Private Partnerships programs. The U.S.A. Experience in Innovation Cluster Development

Invited VIP-experts:

  • Kirill Aleksandrovich Bulatov, Head, Project Analysis Department, OJSC “Russian Venture Company”, Moscow, www.rusventure.ru;
  • Kendrick Davis White, Founder & Managing Principal, MARCHMONT Capital Partners, www.marchmontnews.com;
  • Mikhail Mikhailovich Vyshegorodtsev, Director of the Department of Entrepreneurship Development and Innovation Activity, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation, www.tpprf.ru;
  • Anton Abashkin, Manager, Corporate Finance, PwC, Moscow, www.pwc.com;
  • Andrey Viktorovich Shpilenko, Chairman of the Board of Directors, OJSC Technopark “Systema-Sarov”, www.itechnopark.ru/en;
  • Alexander Nikolaevich Korobko, President of GC 'Binar Ko', Sarov, www.binarko.ru
Kirill Bulatov Kirill Bulatov
Kendrick White Kendrick White
Mikhail Vyshegorodtsev Mikhail Vyshegorodtsev
Anton Abashkin Anton Abashkin
Andrey Shpilenko Andrey Shpilenko
Alexander Korobko Alexander Korobko
Eduard Fiyaksel Eduard Fiyaksel

12.15 – 13.00 Networking Coffee and Tea / Presentation of the new Hyundai Equus (close to the entrance to the Hotel)

12.15 – 13.00 Press-conference (Conference Hall "Oka De Luxe")

13.00 – 14.45 Session 2: Round Table: Attraction of Investments for Technological Projects: Finance Sources, Funding Methodologies
Moderator: Mikhail Treyvish, President, OmniGrade, (Moscow, Vienne), CEO, National Factoring Company, Moscow, Director, International Factors Group (Brussels), www.omnigrade.com

Topics for discussion:

  • Finance Sources for Innovation Projects Overview 
  • Early Stage Financing: Investments Attraction in Innovation Projects
  • Projects flow analysis, Companies Positioning and Investors Selection. Investment Problems
  • Problems concerned with the Investments into Small Innovation Companies – Practical Experience
  • Private Equity Investment Funds as a Source of Finance
  • Investments Attraction Using MICEX Mechanisms. Innovation and Investment Market
  • IPO of Innovation companies: Russian  specificity

Invited experts:

  • Eduard Arkadyevich Fiyaksel, PhD in Economics, Professor, Head of Venture Management Department; Head of Center of Entrepreneurship,  Nizhny Novgorod Branch of the National Research University - Higher School of Economics; President, “Start Invest” Business Angels Association, Nizhny Novgorod, www.start-invest.ru;
  • Mikhail Subbotin, Director, Assurance CMG , PwC, Moscow, www.pwc.com;
  • Daniel Radchenko, Head of Regional Projects, Russia Partners, Moscow, www.russiapartners.com;
  • Aleksey Lukovenko, Director, Managing Partner, NOC National Outsourcing Company;
  • Julia Vladimirovna Kremneva, Deputy Director on Customer Service, Privolzhsky Branch MICEX, Nizhny Novgorod, www.micex-pfo.ru;
  • Evgeny Vadimovich Bokov, Director, “Start Invest” Business Angels Association, Nizhny Novgorod, www.start-invest.ru
Eduard Fiyaksel Eduard Fiyaksel
Mikhail Subbotin Mikhail Subbotin
Daniel Radchenko Daniel Radchenko
Aleksey Lukovenko Aleksey Lukovenko
Julia Kremneva Julia Kremneva
Evgeny Bokov Evgeny Bokov
Mikhail Treyvish Mikhail Treyvish

14.45 – 15.30 Networking Coffee and Tea

15.30 - 18.00 Session 3: R&D practices in Corporations
Moderator: Aleksey Lukovenko, Managing Partner, NOC National Outsourcing Company

Topics for discussion:

  • Large-Scale Enterprise Modernization – using R&D Innovation to raise Company Valuation and attract Investment Capital: Kendrick Davis White, Founder & Managing Principal, MARCHMONT Capital Partners, www.marchmontnews.com;
  • Why is it profitable to create innovation systems in corporations? Eduard Arkadyevich Fiyaksel, PhD in Economics, Professor, Head of Venture Management Department; Head of Center of Entrepreneurship,  Nizhny Novgorod Branch of the National Research University - Higher School of Economics; President, “Start Invest” Business Angels Association, Nizhny Novgorod, www.start-invest.ru;
  • Why is the Russian scientific and technical Potential is interesting in the world? Daria Borisovna Kiryanova, Head of Sarov Intel Branch, www.intel.com;
  • Venture Investments Raising in technological start-up companies: Anna Aleksandrovna Nenakhova, Chief Investment Manager, Venture Investments Department, VTB Asset management”, Moscow, www.vtbcapital-am.ru
Kendrick White Kendrick White
Eduard Fiyaksel Eduard Fiyaksel
Daria Kiryanova Daria Kiryanova
Anna Nenakhova Anna Nenakhova
Aleksey Lukovenko Aleksey Lukovenko

 18.00 – 21.00 Wine & Cheese Reception for all Participants - "OKA" Restaurant

June 30, 2011
DAY TWO
COMMERCIALIZATION OF ENTREPRENEURAL INNOVATION

09.30 – 10.00 Registration, Morning Coffee

10.00 – 11.30 Workshop: Commercialization of Entrepreneurial Innovation. Market Driven Science
Moderator: Eduard Arkadyevich Fiyaksel, PhD in Economics, Professor, Nizhny Novgorod Branch of the National Research University - Higher School of Economics, Head of Venture Management Department; President, “Start Invest” Business Angels Association, Nizhny Novgorod, www.start-invest.ru

Topics for discussion:

  • The role of the Modern Universities. Success stories in commercialization of innovation projects from regional Universities
  • High-tech Companies’ and Universities’ Cooperation in the area of Creating Innovative Production
  • Commercialization of innovation projects. The Ariel University Center Experience
  • Experinece in search and commercialization of innovation projects
  • Effective methods of Students Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurship Center HSE as a bridge between Science and Business Community. Master’s Programs HSE

Invited experts:

  • Kendrick Davis White, Founder & Managing Principal, MARCHMONT Capital Partners, www.marchmontnews.com;
  • Sergey Nikolaevich Ershov, PhD, Professor, Director ITC Lobachevsky State University of Nizhny Novgorod (NNSU), www.itc.unn.ru
  • Mikhail L'vovich Fedotov, Director,  'Nizhegorodsky innovation business incubator', http://nibi.nnov.ru;
  • Eleonora Shkolnik, Doctor of Chemical Science, Ariel University Research and Development Company Ltd., Israel, www.arielrnd.com;
  • Aleksey Gennad'evich Kirillov, Head of Innovation Programs Sector, The Institute of Applied Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IAP RAS), Nizhny Novgorod, www.ipfran.ru
Kendrick White Kendrick White
Sergey Ershov Sergey Ershov
Mikhail Fedotov Mikhail Fedotov
Eleonora Shkolnik Eleonora Shkolnik
Aleksey Kirillov Aleksey Kirillov
Eduard Fiyaksel Eduard Fiyaksel
11.30 – 12.15 Coffee and Tea

12.15 – 13.45 Workshop: Best Practices in Innovation Cluster Development
Moderator: Kendrick Davis White, Founder & Managing Principal, MARCHMONT Capital Partners, www.marchmontnews.com

Topics for discussion:

  • Best Practices in Innovation Cluster Development
  • Russian Venture Company Infrastructure Investment Fund (RVC InfraFund)
  • Yaroslavl Roadmap 10-15-20: 10 years on way, 15 steps, 20 cautions
  • Regional Innovation Systems Development
  • Nizhny Novgorod Region Innovation System: from the point of view of the small innovation companies 
  • IP Protection: Global Best Practices Applied in Russia. Ways of IP protection. Patent protection strategies
  • Successful Practical Experience in Innovation 

Invited speakers and experts:

  • Kirill Aleksandrovich Bulatov, Head, Project Analysis Department, OJSC "Russian Venture Company", Moscow, www.rusventure.ru;
  • Martti Vallila, Founder Fuzzy Chip LLC., HeywusUSA, Managing Director, Buddha Biopharma OY Ltd., Finland, www.marttivallila.com;
  • Valery Vasilevich Zorya, Deputy Head, Economics & Development Dept., Sarov City Administration, www.adm.sarov.ru;
  • Aleksey Vital'evich Bursikov, General Director,  "Mikrometan" LLC, GC 'Binar Ko', Sarov, www.micrometan.ru;
  • Julia Lvovna Kruze, General Director “TM-Service”, Cand. Sc. Law, Nizhny Novgorod, www.tm-service.nnov.ru
  • Nadezhda Nikolaevna Butryumova, Lecturer, Venture Management Dept., Nizhny Novgorod Branch of the National Research University - Higher School of Economics, http://nnov.hse.ru
Kirill Bulatov Kirill Bulatov
Martti Vallila Martti Vallila
Valery Zorya Valery Zorya
Aleksey Bursikov Aleksey Bursikov
Julia Kruze Julia Kruze
Nadezhda Butryumova Nadezhda Butryumova
Kendrick White Kendrick White

13.45 – 14.30 Coffee and Tea

14.30 – 16.00 Workshops: Innovators Support Programs
Moderator: Evgeny Vadimovich Bokov, Director, “Start Invest” Business Angels Association, Nizhny Novgorod, www.start-invest.ru

  • Financial Support of innovators
  • Regional financial support programs of innovators and small innovation companies
  • Entrepreneurship Development in the youth  environment (BIT Competition) 
  • Student’s Business Club “Entrepreneur”
  • International Experience in support of the  regional early stage innovation projects 
  • Proof of Concept Centers Operations. How can they work in Russia? 
  • East-West Digital News - the first comprehensive English-language online resource dedicated to Russian IT industries
  • Business Angels

Invited experts:

  • Maksim Valer'evich Cherkasov, First Deputy Minister of Support and Development of Small Business, Consumer Market and Services of the Nizhny Novgorod Region, www.msp.nnov.ru;
  • Dmitry Sidorov,Lecturer, Venture Management Chair,  Nizhny Novgorod Branch of the National Research University - Higher School of Economics, Venture Management Department, http://hse.nnov.ru;
  • Roman Eduardovich Fiyaksel, Curator of the  Student’s Business Club “Entrepreneur”, www.club4biz.ru; Lecturer Venture Management Chair,  Nizhny Novgorod Branch of the National Research University - Higher School of Economics, http://hse.nnov.ru;
  • Adrien Henni, Co-founder, editor-in-chief at East-West Digital News, www.ewdn.com;
  • Konstantin Pigalov, Director of Consulting, MARCHMONT Capital Partners, Nizhny Novgorod, www.marchmontnews.com;
  • Kendrick Davis White, Founder & Managing Principal, MARCHMONT Capital Partners, www.marchmontnews.com
Maksim Cherkasov Maksim Cherkasov
Dmitry Sidorov Dmitry Sidorov
Roman Fiyaksel Roman Fiyaksel
Adrien Henni Adrien Henni
Konstantin Pigalov Konstantin Pigalov
Kendrick White Kendrick White
Evgeny Bokov Evgeny Bokov
16.00 – 16.30 Coffee and Tea

16.30 – 18.00 Start-Invest Business Angels Association Open Meeting
Moderator: Evgeny Vadimovich Bokov, Director, “Start Invest” Business Angels Association, Nizhny Novgorod, www.start-invest.ru

Evgeny Bokov Evgeny Bokov

16.30 – 16.35 About Association activities and plans for 2011

16.35 – 17.45 Presentation of 3 innovation projects:

16:40 – 16.50  “New antimicobacterial drug on a basis of nanocluster silver”, Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Volkov, Head of Project NizhGMA, Nizhny Novgorod

Aleksandr Volkov Aleksandr Volkov

16.50 - 17.00 Questions & Answers

17.05 – 17.15  “Mobile air pollution detectors”, “ÐRadiotechnologies NN”, Director Maksim Aleksandrovich Sokolov

Maksim Sokolov Maksim Sokolov

17.15 - 17.25 Questions & Answers

17.30 – 17.40 «Technology “Sulfakap” for a thin gas cleaning and organization of chemisorbent production”,  Mikhail Gennad'evich Chukanin, Director “SITIS” Sarov

Mikhail Chukanin Mikhail Chukanin

17.40 – 17.45 Questions & Answers

17.50 – 18.00 Discussion 

Invited experts:

  • Eduard Arkadyevich Fiyaksel, President, “Start Invest” Business Angels Association, Nizhny Novgorod, www.start-invest.ru;
  • Kendrick Davis White, Founder & Managing Principal, MARCHMONT Capital Partners, www.marchmontnews.com;
  • Alexander Nikolaevich Korobko, President of GC 'Binar Ko', Sarov, www.binarko.ru
  • Konstantin Pigalov, Director of Consulting, MARCHMONT Capital Partners, Nizhny Novgorod, www.marchmontnews.com;
  • Dmitry Andreevich Golovachev, General Director, “SinProtek”, Nizhny Novgorod, www.sinprotek.ru;
  • Karina Kyarimovna Utesheva, Financial Manager, Innovation Technologies Department, `BINAR`, Sarov,  www.binar.ru;
  • Dmitry Georgievich Budesko, Director, Venture Company “Start Invest”, Nizhny Novgorod;
  • Dmitry Aleksandrovich Maksimov, General Director, GC Tekhnika Zdorov'ya, Nizhny Novgorod 
Eduard Fiyaksel Eduard Fiyaksel
Kendrick White Kendrick White
Alexander Korobko Alexander Korobko
Konstantin Pigalov Konstantin Pigalov
Dmitry Golovachev Dmitry Golovachev

Closing remarks

18.00 – 21.00 Closing Reception for all Participants - "OKA" Restaurant

Registration fee: 5000 rubles incl. VAT

Forum is supported by
The Ministery of Support and Development of Small Business, Consumer Market and Services of the Nizhny Novgorod Region
Local co-organizer(s)
National Research University Higher School of Economics (Nizhny Novgorod Branch)

«Start Invest» Business Angels Association
Official sponsor(s)
UBS

PwC
Regional sponsor(s)
The U.S. Russia Center for Entrepreneurship

«Nizhegorodets» Commercial Entreprise, LLC

TM-Service
Regional Informational partners
Nizhny Novgorod Regional Branch Delovaya Rossiya

ICANN

Nizhny Novgorod region Chamber of Commerce

Business Club “Regional Business Network”

Nizhny Novgorod Regional Branch «Opora Russia»

TV Company “Kremlin” (Nizhny Novgorod)

«Business Club» Magazine

TV Company “Vesti Privolzhye” (Nizhny Novgorod)

National Business

«Nizhegorodskiy kommersant» magazine

Birzha

Radio Arsenal

Daily paper «Vedomosti»

Internet company NN.RU

Independent news agency «Nizhny Novgorod»

Promotion centre «Processor»



Information-analytical portal giport.ru
Informational partners
Unova Media

BIT

RVCA

TheAngelInvestor

Business Incubator Higher School of Economics

Venture Business News

StartupPoint

Futurussia

Opora-Credit

Ingria Business Incubator

Innovaterussia.ru

Science and technology of Russian federation STRF.ru

GreenfieldProject

Association of Personnel Search Consultants

Web-portal “Expomap.Ru”

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