Vladimir Putin signed Executive Order on the Scientific and Technological Development Strategy of the Russian Federation.
The Strategy sets out the goal and the main objectives of Russia’s scientific and technological development, the principles, priorities and main areas and measures for implementing the state policy in this sphere, as well as the expected results of the Strategy’s implementation, namely Russia’s sustainable, dynamic and balanced scientific and technological development in the long term.
The Strategy is designed to provide scientific and technological support to the attainment of Russia’s national goals and priorities as set out in strategic planning documents.
The Strategy provides for creating technologies, products and services that will improve the quality of life in Russia and will be marketable around the world. The goal of Russia’s scientific and technological development as set out in the Strategy is to ensure the country’s independence and competitiveness by creating an efficient system for building up and using the nation’s intellectual potential.