Business summit “Strong Russia 2013”, held in Moscow on July 2, 2013, was jointly organized by the Chamber of Commerce of the Russian Federation and the Agency for Strategic Programs, with the support of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation and the Association of Innovative Regions of Russia (AIRR). At the Summit, which became one of the biggest forums – discussion forums to discuss the investment climate in Russia and innovative development of the Russian economy, was attended by heads of relevant federal departments, heads of Russian regions, heads of public and private corporations in Russia.
In particular, the summit discussed the development and implementation of innovative technologies in various sectors of the Russian economy, including oil and gas and energy sector, education, issues of interaction between business and educational institutions, national security and the development of the regions of the Russian Federation. Given the innovation vector of the Russian economy and the need for a variety of businesses in the most advanced technologies and system solutions, Panasonic has introduced to the forum their innovative ideas and opportunities.
“The purpose of our presence in Russia – to offer advanced technological solutions, which promote the development of the Russian economy – said Masato Nakamura, deputy general director of” Panasonic Rus’. – Panasonic is constantly investing in the development of technologies and is ready to offer Russian customers with their latest designs and unique solutions for different industries and business sectors. ”
Ekaterina Popova, Chairman of the Russian Chamber of Commerce to promote the modernization and technological development of the Russian economy, noted in this regard that “the recent trend in the strengthening of cooperation between the two countries – Russia and Japan, and in particular in the development of relations between our Chambers of Commerce, Japanese and Russian business “.
The participants of the plenary and panel discussions are actively expressed the specific needs of different sectors of the economy and individual businesses in the latest technological developments and solutions that would have a long-term effect on the development. In this regard, an important statement made Artem Shadrin, Director of Innovation Development of the Ministry of Economic Development, the transition to the new contract system purchases from contractors who will be chosen not only for the price of the product itself, but also on the cost of its life cycle, including maintenance .
“This is a plus for our company as Panasonic offers high-tech products with a long life,” – said Mr. Nakamura. One of these products can be called a Toughbook, which was presented at the exchange contacts Summit. These encrypted laptops with built-in navigation system Glonass, designed for use in adverse conditions, have caused great interest among the petroleum and energy industries. Panasonic has invested heavily in research and development Toughbook offers a large selection of original and interesting models. It is important that these laptops are already adapted to Russian customers.
“For us it is very important to get feedback from Russian customers to understand what technology Panasonic may be of interest to Russia. This will help to form a picture of the analytical needs of the Russian business, as well as an understanding with end customers, and according to the results of the plans for the development and the development of new engineering solutions. In this sense, the summit “Strong Russia 2013″ has become for us a very important event ” , – concluded Mr. Nakamura.