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18th Annual Russian-American Innovation Technology Week

2 dates from September 23 2013 - November 13 2013
Philadelphia City Hall, Mayor’s Reception Room, Broad and Market Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19107
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    • Sep 23
    • Monday, September 23, 2013,
    • 9:00 AM
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    • Sep 27
    • Friday, September 27, 2013,
    • 5:00 PM
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    • Nov 13
    • Wednesday, November 13, 2013,
    • 9:00 AM
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    • Nov 22
    • Friday, November 22, 2013,
    • 5:00 PM
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The Mid-Atlantic – Russia Business Council (MARBC) would like to cordially invite you to the Russian-American Innovation Technology Roundtable and Closing Ceremony which will take place on November 21, 2013 from 3:00 to 5:00 pm at the Mayor’s Reception Room at Philadelphia City Hall. Closing Ceremony is the final event for the 18th Annual Russian-American Innovation Technology Week (RANIT)

 

The 18th Annual Russian-American Innovation Technology Week (RANIT)  marks the 10th anniversary of RANIT.  It will take place on September 23-27, 2013 and November 13-22, 2013.  RANIT will include discussions with business leaders, policymakers, financiers, and technology corporations to promote technological cooperation between Russian and American businesses.  It will focus on biotechnology, the pharmaceutical industry, medical equipment, life sciences, alternative energy, nanotechnology, the chemical industry, information technology, technology in education, and entrepreneurship.  RANIT is supported by nearly 30 leading American and Russian business and governmental organizations, including the administrations of the City of Philadelphia and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and Mid-Atlantic regional organizations focusing on international business, technology, innovations, and entrepreneurship. Russian delegations that will take part in the event will consist of representatives from the foremost Russian companies in innovation technology and related industries as well as senior federal and regional government officials.

The first part of the 18th Annual Russian-American Innovation Technology Week (RANIT) will take place in Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and the Mid-Atlantic Region from September 23-27, 2013.  It will focus on biotechnology, the pharmaceutical industry, medical equipment, life sciences, alternative energy, nanotechnology, the chemical industry, information technology, technology in education, and entrepreneurship. Key Russian-American RANIT events will include Russian-American Innovation Technology, University Research & Commercialization Conference at the University City Science Center in Philadelphia on September 27. Russian-American Innovation Technology, University Research & Commercialization Conference will feature discussions on new technology and university-related commercialization.  The event will begin with remarks on developing innovation systems in various countries. A multi-country panel will discuss the current connection between university research commercialization and entrepreneurship in Russia, Israel, and the United States.  Russian-American Innovation Technology, University Research & Commercialization Conference will also feature the presentation of the story of the first Russian company with an office at the University City Science Center. Other RANIT events will include AdvaMed 2013 Conference, the premier medical technology conference and exhibition for businessmen and financiers in the Med Tech field, from September 23-25  at the Walter Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.; and Association of University Research Parks (AURP) 2013 International Conference “Inventing the Future” from September 25-27 in Philadelphia, which will bring together high-tech economic development officials from around the world and include discussions on the most effective university research park methods and practices. 


The final part of the 18th Annual Russian-American Innovation Technology Week will take place from November 13-22, 2013. Key Russian-American RANIT events will include Russian-American Innovation Technology Roundtable and Closing Ceremony in Philadelphia City Hall on November 21. The 18th RANIT also featured the presentation of the story of the first Russian company with an office at the University City Science Center, the biggest and oldest urban technology park in the United States. Other RANIT programs will include “Life Sciences Future” on November 13; Global Innovation Partnership Forum on November 20-21; Greenbuild on November 20-22; and additional Russian-American activities in conjunction with the Global Entrepreneurship Week.

 

For further details about Annual Russian-American Innovation Technology Weeks, please contact Val Kogan, Mid-Atlantic-Russia Business Council, by phone: (484) 467-7444, email: val@ma-rbc.org, or visit the MARBC website at: http://www.ma-rbc.org.

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