IV Russian-Portuguese Innovation Forum “Innovation: new opportunities and challenges”


On the 1st of November 2021 IV Russian-Portuguese Innovation Forum "Innovation: new opportunities and challenges" took place. It is organized by the Embassy of the Russian Federation jointly with the CCILR Luso-Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Traditionally this Forum is held during the days of the Web Summit, the largest in Europe technology conference.

For the first time during this year representatives of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) joined the discussions and talked about the current state of Eurasian economic integration and the possibilities for doing joint business in the single EAEU market.

Key-speakers covered such areas as information and communication technologies (ICT), trends of accelerators and research centers, sustainable mobility solutions, medicine, bioengineering, interregional cooperation among others.

CCILR wants to express our gratitude to Embassy of the Russian Federation in Portugal and its employees, and specially to Mr. Ambassador Mikhail Leonidovich Kamynin, for constant support and cooperation in organization of this event. And special thanks to Eurasian Economic Commission to Mr. Anton Azarov and Mrs Goar Barsegyan, it was out pleasure to welcome you in our Forum and we hope to continue further cooperation in the future.

Big thanks to Chambers of Commerce and Industry and specially to Mrs Ekaterina Lebedeva from Chamber of Commerce and Industry of St. Petersburg and to Jorge Pais from AIP Portuguese Industrial Association. We count on our continuous cooperation and are ready for more joint project in 2022.

We would also like to express our gratitude to president of CN CEPLA National Committee for Economic Cooperation with Latin American Countries Mrs. Tatiana Mashkova for efficient long-term cooperation in joint projects and we hope to continue our partnership in next years. 

Special thanks to Skolkovo, Mrs. Daria Shunina and Mrs. Viktoria Astranina, to RVC Mrs Ani Oganesyan, to ABC Algarve Biomedical Center Mr. Nuno Marques, to CCDR Algarve Mr. Jose Apolinario, to University ITMO Mrs. Olesya Baraniuk, to University of Portalegre Mr Albano Silva, Mr Luis Loures, Mr. Artur Romao. It was such a relevant possibility to share best practices of your institutions in cooperation with local and foreign companies and we are here to cooperate in 2022. We thank representatives of business circles Mr. Jose Vara, Himev, Mr. Sergey Diachenko, Yusar+, Mr. Miguel Aires, CEO of Livre Drive as well.

See below the recording of IV Russian-Portuguese Innovation Forum.

Looking forward to meeting you during our next V Russian-Portuguese Innovation Forum in 2022.