Uzbek Prime Minister talks about IT Park in Skolkovo
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) - On 22 October, at the Skolkovo Technopark, a plenary meeting of the Open Innovations forum, entitled “Intelligent Economics. Three dilemmas for the digital nation ”, which was addressed by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan Abdulla Aripov, the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Belarus Sergey Rumas, professor of Oxford University Nick Bostrom and others.
During the speech, Abdulla Aripov noted that in order to create a favorable ecosystem in July of this year, Uzbekistan created the Technological Park of software products and information technologies - IT Park.
“The activities of the Technopark also include support for start-up initiatives, in particular, acceleration and incubation programs have been launched, and the first Venture Fund has been established to finance them.
I am sure that the further development of the digital industry in many countries will require the joint efforts of all key participants in this process, starting from the state, private investors and ending with startup projects themselves,” the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan added.
Also, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Belarus Sergey Rumas proposed the idea of creating the first Eurasian venture capital fund.