Successes and Difficulties of Small Innovative Firms in Russian Nuclear Cities: Proceedings of a Russian-American Workshop
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This workshop report focuses on successes and failures of small innovative firms in five science cities in Russia. The workshop was organized by the NRC with the cooperation of Minatom.

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256 pages | 6 x 9
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ISBN: 978-0-309-08421-5
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Front Matter i-xiv
Nuclear Cities Initiative: Interests of the Program 1-7
Analysis of the Results of the Targeted Program for Promoting Employment for the Population of Minatom Closed Administrative-Territorial Zones for 1998-2000 8-21
Technobusiness in Russia's Atomic Cities 22-23
Innovation Activity in Russian Higher Education 24-38
Challenges at the Zelenograd Technopark 39-47
State's Efforts in Small Business Development: Two Models 48-56
Development of Small Innovative Companies in Sarov to Serve the Russian Market 57-67
Development of Small Innovative Companies in Snezhinsk to Serve the Russian Market 68-78
Development of Small Innovative Companies in Zarechny to Serve the Russian Market 79-87
Development of Small Innovative Companies in Obninsk to Serve the Russian Market 88-96
Companies Based on Technologies Developed at U.S. National Laboratories 97-100
The Creation of Sustainable Business in Russia's Nuclear Cities 101-110
Russian and American Business Practices and Laws: Advice to Businesses in Russian Nuclear Cities 111-113
Support for Innovation Activites by the City Administration: Review of Innovative Firms in Zheleznogorsk 114-138
Steps Taken by the Zarechny City Administration to Support Small Innovative Companies 139-147
The Role of Foreign Partners as Investors or Customers in the Development of Small Inonovative Business in Snezhinsk 148-156
Steps Taken by the Sarov City Administration and Most Important Organizations in Support of Small Innovative Businesses 157-166
Activities of the Obninsk City Administration Aimed at Supporting Small Innovative Firms 167-181
Small Business and the Macro Economy: Some Observations 182-189
Steps Being Undertaken by the Snezhinsk City Administration to Support Small Innovative Companies 190-199
The Role of Foreign Partners as Investors or Customers in the Development of Small Innovative Firms 200-208
The Role of Foreign Partners as Investors and Customers in the Development of Small Innovative Companies 209-215
The Role of Nongovernmental Approaches to Business Development 216-222
Small Innovative Business in the Nuclear Cities 223-229
Highlights of Presentations and Discussions 230-232
Appendix A: Committee Members and Participants 233-238
Appendix B: Russian Science Cities 239-242
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National Research Council. Successes and Difficulties of Small Innovative Firms in Russian Nuclear Cities: Proceedings of a Russian-American Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2002.

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