MOSCOW, Feb 8 – PRIME. Russia needs to create its own critical developments in a short time to ensure technological sovereignty, President Vladimir Putin said.
The President presented young scientists with the 2022 Science and Innovation Prize on Wednesday.
“In a short time, Russia will have to create or bring to a new level its own critical technologies in microelectronics, the IT industry, transport, in the development of drugs and new materials, and in other areas that are most important for the country,” the Russian leader noted.
He clarified that developers should pay attention to medicine, ecology, energy, industry, and agriculture, stressing that there is a groundwork for further decisions in the country.
According to Putin, such developments are necessary to ensure Russia’s independence in the creation of critical products.
The head of state added that the authorities are ready to support the work of scientists aimed at achieving technological sovereignty.