V Norwegian-Russian Business Forum
On October 26, 2016 the V Norwegian-Russian Business Forum arranged by the Norwegian-Russian Chamber of Commerce and Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation was held in Oslo, Norway.
Speakers from international business and non-business organizations have been united at the platform of this Forum where two representatives of St.Petersburg State University of Economics - Professor of Marketing department, Deputy Director of International School of Economics and Politics Dr. Solovjova and Head of the Scandinavian Centre in Department of International Cooperation Mrs. Rangert - have presented the report "Synergy of Academia and Business".
The challenge of Business-Centred World was mentioned at the session and, as a result, importance of University-Business Partnership (UBP) rised up. The detailed description of UBP implementation highlighted the role of University as a Centre of Excellence in a globalized business network and visualised integration of real sector into education. Ideas of SPbSUE representatives were supported by a wide number of forum participants, so new perspectives are opening in future cooperation between SPbSUE and Norwegian universities and companies.