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Japan is a partner country at the St. Petersburg international innovation forum – 2019

The General Consulate of Japan officially confirmed its status as a partner country at the XII St. Petersburg international innovation forum which will be held on November 13–15, 2019 at Expoforum.

The official letter on behalf of the General Consul of Japan in St. Petersburg Yasumasa Iijima was presented to chairman of the Committee on industrial policy and innovation of the Administration of St. Petersburg Yuri Kalabin.

The General Consul expressed readiness for the upcoming work at the Innovation forum and expectation that the official delegation from the Japanese side will consist of the Consulate staff, the ANO Japanese center staff – the center for the development of trade and economic relations.

'It is not only a great honor for us as the organizers of the St. Petersburg International innovation forum, but also an important and high-quality content, experience for delegates and participants of the Forum. In 2018, the partner country was Finland, presenting its technological and innovative experience', – said Victoria Grigorieva, a head of the department of scientific, technical and industrial activities of Expoforum.

Currently, the program of Japan's participation as a partner country at the Innovation forum 2019 is being created with the involvement of the Japanese business communities in St. Petersburg and their experts.

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