Artem SHADRIN is a Director of the Department of Strategic Development and Innovations, Economy Ministry of Russia.
He holds a M.Sc. in the world economy from the Russian State Humanitarian University (1997) and further degrees from the State University – Higher School of Economics.
Prior to obtaining a position in the Economy Ministry of Russia Mr. Shadrinwas performing research work at the Institute of Economy in Transition (1996). He has a fine blend of knowledge and expertise in innovation strategic planning, cluster policy, technology platforms and innovation development of the state-owned enterprises that make up his present area of duties. At the moment Mr. Shadrin runs Russian Innovation Development Strategy upgrading and the selection of top innovation “national champion” clusters. He is also a senior research fellow at the Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge, National Research University higher School of Economics.