17 – 20 March, 2015 in the building of the Moscow Government there took place the VIII Moscow international Congress "Biotechnology: present situation and prospects of development".
The Congress was organized by the Ministry of industry and trade, Ministry of education and science of the Russian Federation, Russian Academy of Sciences, Federal Agency of scientific organizations of Russia, Department of science, industrial policy and entrepreneurship of Moscow, the Russian Foundation for basic research.
VIII Moscow international Congress was attended by experts and scientists from many countries (Russia, USA, Germany, Sweden, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Switzerland, France, UK, etc.), who discussed the problems and prospects of biotechnology development as per the scientific Program of the Congress.
Among the participants there were enterprises and organizations of 40 regions of the Russian Federation, including representatives of higher educational institutions: teachers and students.
At the invitation of Federal Agency of scientific organizations of Russia the Congress was attended by Deputy General Director of RISTC L. I. Kornauchova.
Congress has developed practical recommendations on the application of biotechnology as priority directions of scientific-technical progress, which provides an innovative model of the country development.