September 20-22, 2017 The EXPOFORUM Convention and Exhibition Center hosted the 10th
St. Petersburg International Innovation Forum (PIIF) with its over 60 events highlighting technological advances in both national and international industry.
The PIIF-2017’s key concept was Technology Evolution.
One of the PIIF-2017 program’s main events - the plenary session on "Innovative Ecosystems and Technological Priorities" - was attended, among other industry and officials, by Georgy S. Poltavchenko, the Governor of Saint-Petersburg, Anatoly B. Chubais, the CEO and chairman of the Executive Board of RUSNANO, Carlos Chanduvi Suarez, Chief LAC Bureau, UNIDO, Liu Kyong-gi, the Vice-Mayor of Seoul, South Korea.
SUAI with its stand attracted many interested guests.
On the PIIF-2017 premises the negotiations between Konstantin V. Losev, the SUAI Vice-Rector for International Affairs, and Carlos Chanduvi Suarez resulted in a preliminary agreement on SUAI-UNIDO cooperation in science and education.