Federal Agency of scientific organizations of Russia has declared intention to create in the Crimea the analogue of “Silicon valley”, which will contribute to the development of the country’s computer technology. This was reported by the press service of the Federal Agency of scientific organizations (FANO).
Silicon valley contains a large number of offices IT-companies, engaged in the development of computer and mobile technology, software, communications, biotechnology, etc. this is where the headquarters of giants such as Adobe, AMD, Apple, Cisco, eBay, Facebook, Google, Hewlett-Packard, Intel, NVIDIA, Yahoo!, Xerox and others.
“Federal research centre “Informatics and management” in cooperation with the National Association of innovations and information technologies development (NAIRIT) has announced the beginning of the project on creation in Crimea “Digital valley”. The task of the IT-cluster is to contribute to the development of computer technologies”, – said the representative of FANO, noting that the new project will be “fundamental research in the most promising directions in the field of information technology.”
“Digital valley” will be implemented on the basis of local universities. “In particular, on the basis of the Crimean Federal University. V. I. Vernadsky will be organized additional training courses to prepare specialists in the field of computer science. Specialists in Crimea will have access to modern infrastructure and software tools, which are academic institutions for the implementation of specific practical work, for example in the field of design engineering, design in architecture”, – have informed in a press-service.
The project intends to attract investments in the development of the IT cluster and the organization of work for promising startups.