Time of the 2021 Innovations Forum took place in Dubai on December 6 and 7, 2021

Time of the 2021 Innovations Forum took place in Dubai on December 6 and 7, 2021

Over 200 participants from various nations attended the Forum on International Cooperation in the Field of Innovation, which took place in Dubai on December 6-7.

The EurAsia Gulf Business Network and the Social Projects & Programs Foundation co-organized the forum. The event was arranged as part of the Russian pavilion’s commercial program at Expo 2020 and was sponsored by the XI Time for Innovation Prize.

Over 50 presenters from five nations showcased their greatest initiatives for the creation, implementation, and development of innovations across all business sectors.

Among the speakers were Azertelecom Chairman of the Board of Directors Fuad Allahverdiev, Aeroflot General Director for Innovative Development Andrey Polozov-Yablonsky, Gazprombank Vice President and Head of the Department of Card Products and Services Dmitry Lepekhin, Magnit Company Director of the Innovation Department Yevgeny Jamalov, Head of the Digital Expert Association’s Change Management Committee, and Managing Partner of

The presenters discussed not just broad facts, but also personal experiences. The forum members greeted each speaker cordially and displayed an active interest in the experience shared.

A discussion panel on “International collaboration in the sphere of innovation” was held as part of the conference, hosted by Anna Koryakovskaya, member of the EurAsia Gulf Management Board and Chairman of the Technology and Innovation Committee.

The panel consisted of the following individuals: H.E. Leila Rahhal El Atfani, President and Founder of Business Gate; Fuad Allahverdiev, Chairman of the Board of Directors of AzerTelecom; Rashid Sawaked, Business Development Consultant RAK SME; Oksana Nabok, Managing Partner, Train your brain; and Yulia Poslavskaya, Marketing Director of the Innotech Group of Companies.

They discussed the unique technologies developed in Russia and Azerbaijan, the achievements of the UAE and the emirates of Dubai and Ras al-Khaimah in the field of technology and innovation, the challenges of technology export, the existing instruments of international cooperation, joint programs and projects.

The event as a whole was conducted in a vibrant business environment: participants engaged in extensive discussion, reviewed current trends, and offered their perspectives and experiences with implementing innovations in all facets of company.