703.5 "Magic triangle" science - Universities – High-tech business: Case of Siberia

Saturday, August 4, 2012: 12:00 AM
Faculty of Economics, TBA
Distributed Paper
Anatoliy ABLAZHEY , sociology of science and education, Institute of Philosophy and Law, Siberian Academy of Sciences, Siberian Branch, Novosibirsk, Russia
Anatoliy M. Ablazhey

(Novosibirsk, Russia)


“Magic Triangle” Science - Universities – high-tech Business: case of Siberia

The paper focuses on analysis of contemporary transformations in the relationship of basic science, university education and high-tech business as an example of scientific centers in Siberia: Novosibirsk, Krasnoyarsk, Tomsk, Irkutsk. The material for the analysis will be the results of our investigations hold in  2001 - 2011's.

Organized more than 50 years ago, Siberian Branch of RAS, Akademgorodok in the first place, was created as a scientific structure of new type, where would be complex solved the problem for research, preparing new scientists  and the implementation of scientific achievements in the economy. This sheme, named the “triangle of Lavrentiev”, un the honor of Michael A. Lavrentiev, the founder of Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences (SB RAS), was the development of ideas and models of Humboldt University and Moscow Physicak-Technical Institute, which became a succesfuk attempt to implement the ideas of Humboldt in the Soviet Union. The main task of this paper - to show how the transformation undergone this scheme in recent years, the difficulties and problems arise in the relationship between academician institutes, universities and commercial companies. These changes most clearly seen in the example of Akademgorodok, where there is a struggle about the leadership, about who will shape the future: leaders of SB RAS or management of Academpark – the main player on the field of high-tech business. The analysis is planned in the context of the modern state science policy, in the conditions of priority the development of the universities, including university research area, through federal (Krasnoyarsk), or national research universities (Novosibirsk, Tomsk, Irkutsk).