Best Practices & Products
Expecting a 50 percent increase in orders next year, Motorola announced plans to up its staff levels in St. Petersburg accordingly, putting pressure on smaller software development companies trying to retain staff.
Recognition, just like 3-D, has long been a favorite Russian direction in technology. The majority of successful projects at Russian computer companies have involved one of these two areas, and sometimes both.
Five hundred Russian scientists are working for Intel already, and recently we announced that we would hire another five hundred. They all will participate in research activities to be conducted in Russia.
Western venture capitalists repeatedly declared their genuine interest in Russian scientists and researchers but had no dealings with them, at least not in Russia itself. Things seem to have changed this time.
We had long hoped to hear success stories from the winners of the Russian Innovation Competition. Yet this year when participants began to succeed right after the winners were announced, we could hardly believe our ears.